Check the status of applications via the web

From 5 July 2010 those who have applied for a permit for studies or work can check the status of their application via the Migration Board's website. The Migration Board has developed an electronic service that makes it possible for students and employees themselves to check whether a decision has been made on their application or not.

The service is available via the Migration Board's website. The applicant fills in his or her case number in a search box and will immediately receive information whether a decision has been made. If a decision has been made, the applicant is asked to contact the Swedish Embassy for further information.

In order for as many applicants as possible to use the new electronic service, it is important that they are informed about their case number at the time of application. We also want to ask you to inform those who apply for a permit for studies or work in Sweden about the possibility to:
> check their application status via the Migration Board's website

However, the service is limited so that the search can only be done on  decisions made during the past 14 days preceding the search.