UNHCR in Sweden – Help for refugees and asylum-seekers

Welcome to the ‘HELP’ website run by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. Here, refugees, asylum-seekers and stateless persons, as well as their family members and people who assist them, can obtain information about the asylum procedure and available services in Sweden

If you’re currently in Afghanistan, please visit our Help Afghanistan site

Are you a refugee from Ukraine? UNHCR can help. Visit the page for the country you are in: Hungary Poland Romania Slovakia any other country.

Are you a Ukrainian refugee in Sweden? Relevant information can be found on the website of the Swedish Migration Agency. This information is also available in Ukrainian and Russian.

If you are a person affected by the situation in Ukraine, relevant information from the European Commission can be found on the official website of the European Union

On this website, you will find useful links and information, including on the following topics:

➡️ Information for people fleeing Ukraine
Warning about risks of human trafficking
➡️ How to apply for asylum in Sweden
Applying for family reunification
Finding a missing family member in another country (family tracing)
Where to find help in Sweden
About UNHCR in Sweden
Health and safety measures related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
How to report fraud and misconduct?

Are you outside of Sweden? Are you seeking help for relatives abroad?

Please visit the overview of UNHCR’s HELP pages or contact your closest UNHCR country office