This information is intended as a general guide; for more comprehensive information, please contact the appropriate authorities.
If you are an EU/EEA national, you automatically have the right of residence, which includes the right to work in Sweden without a work and residence permit.
Working in Sweden
You are required to have a work permit if you intend to work in Sweden and come from a country that is not a part of the EU/ Schengen zone.
Nationals of non EU/EEA countries may need a visa. A list of the countries or regions whose citizens must have visas to enter Sweden.
If you have a residence permit valid for 12 months or longer you become entitled to National Registration and you can apply for a Swedish civic registration number.
If you stay in Sweden for less than six months, your tax liability is limited. Taxable earned income is subject to special income tax for non-residents (SINK), which is at the rate of 25%. If you are resident in Sweden for six months or more you have unlimited tax liability here.