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Establishment Guides

Are you looking for information on how to set up and run a business in Sweden? The following guides, produced by Business Sweden, are tailored-made for the more established international company wishing to invest in Sweden.

Starting a business

Setting up a business in Sweden is a straightforward process. Procedures are simple and efficient, based on a transparent system that seeks to facilitate establishment of new enterprises. These guides will give you a first insight on how to set up a company in Sweden.

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Starting a business in Sweden – an introduction pdf
Starting a private limited liability company pdf
Starting a branch pdf
Starting a franchise business pdf

Running a business in Sweden

Skilled professionals, smooth business procedures and receptivity to international ownership make Sweden an easy country to operate in. International businesses will find an environment that is modern, open and enterprise friendly.

The following guides will give you valuble knowledge on running a business in Sweden, including information about the corporate taxes, the social security system and conditions and rules for employing staff.

More info

If you are an individual wishing to start a smaller business, we recommend you to use the information sources:

  • sweden.se (Sweden’s official website)
  • verksamt.se (a government agency website collaboration for smaller companies setting up a business in Sweden)
  • migrationsverket.se (Swedish Migration Board).