Since 20 July 2021, applicants must fulfill new, special requirements in order to obtain a permanent residence permit in Sweden. These new requirements apply for everyone. Family members over 18 must also meet these requirements to obtain a permanent residence permit.
The new requirements will effect everybody who wants to apply for a permanent residence permit in Sweden. It will also effect accompanying family members.
No requirements regarding knowledge of Swedish language or Swedish society have yet been introduced for permanent residence, but such requirements will be introduced later. We therefore advice you to start looking into ways of how to learn Swedish and knowledge about Swedish society as soon as possible.