Include your Swedish personal identity no. (yyyymmddxxxx) in the message box without any hyphens or spaces.
You may obtain a licence even if you do not have a Swedish personal identity number, residence permit or address. In order to practice or go to school in Sweden, however, you will have to obtain a residence or work permit from the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket). It is important that you notify us when you have received a Swedish social security number so that we can update the information in the register for Healthcare professionals.
It depends on which bank you are paying from. Check with the bank.
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Assuming you have included all the required information, processing an application for a licence currently takes approximately 2–4 weeks.
When we receive your application, we will review the police records to verify that you have not been convicted of a serious criminal offence. If your name appears in the records, we will contact you in order to evaluate the situation on an individual basis. You will then have to wait a bit longer than normal.
Yes. When we have made a decision, we will enter your details in the National Board of Health and Welfare register of licenced healthcare professionals (HOSP) and notify you by post. You may start practicing your profession as soon as you receive the licence.
HOSP is the National Board of Health and Welfare´s register of licenced healthcare professionals. There employers can search to find out if a person has the necessary licence for a certain profession.
If you disagree with a decision from the National Board of Health and Welfare, you can appeal it. The appeal must be in writing and it must reach the National Board of Health and Welfare within three weeks of you taking part of the decision. If the appeal is received later, it cannot be considered.
Follow these steps:
Contact us at the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare. You can send an e-mail at email@example.com or call us at 075-247 30 00.