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No exemption applies

When no exemptions apply, the employer must follow standard procedures and fulfill these work permit requirements:

The employer must recruit first in Sweden and Europe.

The vacancy should be reported  at least ten days in the Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen) job, which is linked to the EURES job service.The employment benefits should be in accordance with Swedish law and the foreign national employee must earn at least the Swedish customary wage in that industry.

These requirements make obtaining a work permit difficult. The employer must prove that the company could not find a suitable employee in Europe. As well the employer has to complete an offer of employment and allow the relevant trade union to provide a statement of opinion regarding the terms of employment. Specific regulations are in effect for certain occupations and citizens of certain countries. Within certain industries, more stringent requirements can be placed on the employer. 

For more information: Migrationsverkret

Please note that Undutchables cannot help you obtain a work permit.

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