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Immigrate To Sweden From Kenya Step-by-step Guide

After reading this post, you will discover how you can move to Sweden from Kenya or perhaps you would like to get to move there for a job in Sweden from Kenya. Or you're among those asking "Am in Kenya and I want to go to Sweden".

To move into Sweden and live there, you will need a residence permit. All applications for residence permits are usually done on the internet. Applicants submit online to the Swedish Migration Agency.  However, you can be directed to come to the Swedish Embassy in Nairobi to sit for an interview.

Immigrate To Sweden From Kenya

How do you immigrate to Sweden from Kenya?

The fastest and most convenient to get your residence permit is by applying online. This is as a result of the fact that it goes straight to the Swedish Migration Agency.

A Swedish Migration Agency online form will be sent to your email when the time comes for an interview at the embassy. The application that you submit will be relayed to the Swedish Migration Agency. A decision will be discussed among the agency members.

Presently, all resident permits of certain countries are being controlled by the Embassy Of Sweden in Nairobi. Such countries are Burundi, Comoros, Kenya, Seychelles, Somalia and Rwanda.

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For all online applicants that applied to immigrate to Sweden from Kenya, they can check the status online. To do so, they should check the Swedish Migration Agency.


Visiting The Embassy For Immigration To Sweden From Kenya

Any interview for submitting applications, interview appointments or questions concerning residence permits should be emailed to >>

It usually takes around 4 months to wait for interviews and submitting an application.


Visiting The Embassy - Health Instructions

  1. When visiting the Embassy to process your immigration to Sweden to Kenya, you have to follow the health instructions. They have been made simple here

  2. You won't be allowed entry into the Embassy if you have any symptoms of a disease or illness. When this happens, you should contact the Embassy and cancel your appointment. This should be done before the intended appointment date.

  3. If your temperature is higher than 37.5 degrees Celsius, you won't be allowed entry.

  4. Whoever will accompany you must be on a pre-registered list. Earlier when applying, you have to mention that person's name and information. The Embassy will approve or reject before your appointment date.

  5. You may be accompanying a child to apply for a Swedish residence permit. You will need to mention names of custodians. If you don't speak English, Swedish or Swahili, you should let the Embassy be aware of that. The Embassy will book for an interpreter.

  6. Family members and friends are not allowed to interpret for you. You will be required to wear a face mask and hand gloves throughout your stay at the Embassy.

Application Fees To Immigrate To Sweden From Kenya

If you are submitting your application at the Embassy, you will be required to pay an application fee.