Extensions of temporary residence permits

Last updated: 24 3 2020

When your temporary residence permit expires you have the option of applying for an extension. You can be granted an extension to your residence permit if you are still in need of protection. In some cases you can also be granted residence permit if you have other reasons for staying in Sweden.

When do you have to apply for an extension of your residence permit?

You have to apply for an extension before your temporary residence permit expires. You can make your application from two months before your temporary residence permit expires.

Apply on the Migration Agency's website

Applications for an extension to your residence permit have to be made on the Migration Agency's website. In order to apply for an extension on the website you need a personal code. The code will be sent to you in a letter from the Migration Agency two months before your residence permit expires.