Residence Permits

Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries require a residence permit to study and live in Sweden and the process for application can take up to four months, which makes it important for you to apply as soon as you can.

How to apply for a residence permit

You should apply for a residence permit as soon as you receive your Notification of Selection Results (admissions decision) from
The application process for a residence permit normally takes at least two to four months. To prevent delays, be sure to include all the requested documentation when you submit your application.

Step 1. Before you apply for a residence permit, you should pay the tuition fee (if applicable) for the first semester you will be studying at Dalarna University. The Migration Agency will not approve a residence permit application unless the tuition fee has been confirmed as paid by Dalarna University. Please note that Dalarna University sends this confirmation directly to the Migration Agency and you do not need to inform the Migration Agency that you have paid your tuition fees. Learn about paying your tuition fee online via Flywire.

Step 2. Submit the online application for a residence permit via the Migration Agency's website.
When asked to write the address of Dalarna University, please use this address:

Dalarna University
Attn: Tuition Fee Office
79188 Falun

Be sure to read the information under the "Requirements to get a residence permit" before submitting your online application.

Step 3. Submit all required supporting documents to the Migration Agency, as specified by the Migration Agency website.

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