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Passport and Visa

If you meet all of the requirements for becoming a Swedish citizen when you submit an application your citizenship will be accepted, otherwise your application will be rejected.

To become a Swedish citizen, you have to:

  • be able to prove your identity
  • be 18 years of age or older
  • have a permanent residence permit or have a right of residence or residence card (applies to you if you are an EU citizen or a close relative of an EU citizen)
  • have met the requirements for habitual residence (i.e., lived in Sweden for a certain amount of time)
  • have conducted yourself well while in Sweden.