When living in Sweden, it is important that you can provide proof of your identity. The duration of your stay in Sweden determines if you will receive a personal identity number or a co-ordination number.
To live in Sweden, you must be able to identify yourself, either through a personal identity number or a co-ordination number. If you receive a personal identity number, you can also apply for an ID card. More comprehensive information can be found here:
Information on “Moving to Sweden” is available on the Swedish Tax Agency’s website (Skatteverket). The information varies depending on your citizenship.
Content updated 2018-06-12