Population: 9 923 085
NFP: Ministry of Justice
Involvement: Since 2006

The main migration policy instruments in Sweden:

Non-exhaustive list of key policy documents in the area of migration:

The main ministries in charge of migration affairs in Sweden:  

  • Ministry of Justice: Together with its subordinate authorities it is the main body dealing with migration affairs, including immigration (entry, residence); the asylum procedure and reception of asylum seekers; border management and irregular migration; integration; return and repatriation.
  • Ministry of Employment: has the main responsibility for integration policy (together with other Ministries).
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs: visa and consular affairs; development and foreign policy aspects of migration.


Last update: December 2018