Sweden #

Transgender Health Resources #

In 2022, Sweden prohibits the provision of any hormone and hormone blockers to humans under the age of 18 for non-research purposes. Access to gender-affirming treatment is subject to psychiatric evaluation and must be lived for one year without any medical help to identify with the same gender. 1

As of February 1, 2023, Sweden is the only one of the five Nordic countries that has not passed the gender self-identification act.

Study #

Costs #

According to the Swedish Migration Agency, non-EU/EEA students must have at least SEK 8,568 (approximately 835 euros) per month to cover their living expenses. For the latest information, please refer to the Studying in Sweden.

Therefore, the minimum annual living expenses would be SEK 102,816 (approximately 10,020 euros). You will need to provide proof of funds, such as a bank statement or similar documents. Please refer to the Swedish Migration Agency’s website for specific requirements.

Employment #

Many companies often choose to locate in Sweden for their Nordic headquarters. As a result, Sweden has a wide range of employment resources, and it is relatively easy to find a variety of jobs with a high prevalence of English and a relatively low demand for Swedish.

If you hold a residence permit for higher education studies and have completed at least two semesters of university courses in Sweden, you may obtain a residence permit to search for a job or explore the possibility of starting your own company in Sweden.

Residency #

For proof of property, Sweden requires in [Migrationsverket]( https://www.migrationsverket.se/English/Private-individuals/Studying-and-researching-in-Sweden/Higher -education/Residence-permit-for-higher-education.html) requires 113,400 SEK/year (9,450 SEK/month) for applications after 2023, which can be reduced when the school provides housing or food.

Swedish citizenship can be applied for after five years of continuous possession of a work visa, and no Swedish language exam is required. However, with the rise to power of the Conservative Party in recent years, there may be adjustments to immigration policy.

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