Residence permits under the EU’s Temporary Protection Directive
To get an official resident permit you should first register and apply for a temporary residence permit under the Temporary Protection Directive at the Swedish Migration Agency. You must register and present a biometric national passport or other Ukrainian identity documents at the Swedish Migration Agency. If you have urgent needs for basic support such as food and accommodation - you will have this covered immediately upon application.
The Temporary Protection Directive, The Swedish Migration Agency's website
The Swedish Migration Agency's website offers more information about your rights after you have received a residence permit.
After you receive a residence permit, The Swedish Migration Agency's website
Legal guardians that need a place for their child in one of the City of Stockholm’s municipal preschools or schools, can contact START Stockholm. Children must have a residence permit or have an application for asylum to be placed in a pre-school or school.
Start Stockholm (in Ukrainian)
Welcome House is run by the City of Stockholm and welcomes people who need advice and support during their initial period in Stockholm. If you have received a residence and work permit under the EU’s Temporary Protection Directive, you can obtain support in mapping out your formal educational record prior to validation, get in touch with employers, write a CV and prepare for an interview. Welcome House can also arrange contacts with various associations.
If you are new in Stockholm you can get your own mentor. A Stockholmsmentor can help you:
- apply for work or relevant studies
- write a CV and personal letter
- practice Swedish
- learn more about Sweden and Swedish culture.
If you are interested in a Stockholmsmentor please e-mail:
Leisure activities in Stockholm
Stockholm offers a wide range of cultural activities for every age group such as concerts, theatre, art galleries, exhibitions, swimming pools, playgrounds and libraries.
For more activities in English, Visit Stockholm website
Check the City’s calendar to see what is going on near you (In Swedish)
Playgrounds in Stockholm (In Swedish)
Indoor swimming pools (In Swedish)
Kulturhuset, Stadsteatern (In English)
Questions and answers in Ukrainian for people arriving from Ukraine (Питання та відповіді)
Questions and answers in Russian for people arriving from Ukraine (Вопросы и ответы)
The Swedish Migration Agency offices in the Stockholm region, The Swedish Migration Agency's website
The situation in Ukraine, The Swedish Migration Agency's website
Arriving in Sweden from Ukraine, Krisinformation.se
A guide to Swedish society in Ukrainian, Informationsverige.se
Information about bringing pets from Ukraine, Swedish Board of Agriculture