Tip 1: How to get Swedish citizenship

Issues related to the acquisition, restoration, and loss of Swedish citizenship, addressed in the Law on Citizenship Sweden .The basic principle of obtaining citizenship is the principle of kinship.Citizenship Act has undergone significant changes in 2001, when the ban was lifted for a second citizenship .In this article we will look at the procedure for obtaining citizenship Sweden on various grounds.
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first method of obtaining citizenship Sweden is automatic.Automatically obtain Swedish citizenship can a child born of a Swedish citizen , or a citizen of Sweden , who is married to the child's mother.If the child is a citizen of Sweden was born without marriage, the solution of the problem depends on the place of birth.
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In cases of children adopted by citizens of Sweden , the child automatically receives Swedish citizenship that if his age does not exceed 12 years.In addition, an adoption shall be taken or approved by an authorized organization in Sweden and comply with all requirements of the law of the state.If at the time of adoption of the child's age exceeds 12 years, to become a full citizen Sweden he can only through naturalization.
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second way to obtain citizenship Sweden - it citizenship through naturalization.An alien may apply for the citizenship of the country in the event that fit into the criteria set by law.First, the candidate must have a permit for permanent residence in Sweden or temporary residence for a period of 5 years (only for the citizens of the EEC).In addition, the applicant must provide documentary evidence that he lives in the country for at least 5 years.
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Some categories of persons are eligible for citizenship under the simplified scheme.The first residency for refugees from other countries and candidates who do not have citizenship (nationality) is reduced from 5 to 4 years.For the citizens of Norway and Finland, this period is reduced by more than handy for two or enough for them to live in Sweden within 2 years.In addition, the reduced terms of naturalization to former citizens Sweden , lost their citizenship , persons who have entered into a valid marriage with Swedish nationals, persons working in Swedish companies in other countries and so on.

Tip 2: How to get Swedish citizenship

To live and work in Sweden, does not have to be a citizen of this country.Enough to have a valid residence permit or citizenship other European Union countries.However citizenship opens up additional opportunities for the person - the right to vote, hold public office and a number of others.So how do you get Swedish citizenship ?
How to get Swedish citizenship
you need
  • - passport;
  • - a residence permit;
  • - money for the payment of a fee.
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determine whether you are in the category of people who are eligible to receive Swedish citizenship .These people include children adopted by citizens of Sweden, children who have a parent - a Swede, the children of people who have entered into marriage with a Swede or a Swede, the children of a man who himself received Swedish citizenship .Naturalization (naturalization) also have the right people who have lived in Sweden for five years (four years - for the refugees for three years - for the wives / husbands of Swedish citizens) have a permanent residence permit, and not commit crimes.It should be integrated into society - to work or to be married to a Swedish citizen, to know the language.
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Begin preparation of documents for obtaining citizenship.In addition to passport and permanent residence permit (PUT), prepare the paper, confirming the right to request citizenship.It may be a document of marriage to a citizen of Sweden, employment contract, and so on.If you are applying for citizenship with your child, you will need to provide his passport and residence permit.
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Contact person at the Swedish Migration Board.It is located at Medborgarskapsenheten SE-601 70 Norrkoping.You can also send them the documents by post, this pre-fill the form for citizenship by downloading it from the official website of the Swedish Migration Service.
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If it is necessary in your case, pay special state fee for citizenship.
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Wait for consideration of your request.Migration Service will send you confirmation that your email address.The decision may take up to one and a half years.
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At the time of consideration of the application you removed your original national passport.If you need it, for example, for a guided tour, please contact the migration service, write a special application and you return it on time.
Sources:
  • Site Migration Service Sweden
Note
1) Foreigners wishing to obtain Swedish citizenship is not required to renounce the existing nationality
2) Sweden is a part ofmember countries of the Schengen agreement, so the citizens of this country are able to travel within the EU without a visa

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