List of authorities intervening in each stage of the procedure


Country Report: List of authorities intervening in each stage of the procedure Last updated: 30/04/24


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Stage of the procedure Competent authority (EN) Competent authority (SE)
Application on the territory Swedish Migration Agency Migrationsverket
Dublin (responsibility assessment) Swedish Migration Agency Migrationsverket
Refugee status determination Swedish Migration Agency Migrationsverket
First appeal Migration Court Förvaltningsrätten Migrationsdomstolen
Second (onward) appeal Migration Court of Appeal Kammarrätten i Stockholm, Migrationsöverdomstolen
Subsequent application (admissibility) Swedish Migration Agency Migrationsverket


The Swedish Security Service also have the authority to intervene and initiate a procedure stipulated in Act concerning Special Controls of Certain Aliens (2022:700) at all stages of the procedure in cases raising issues of national security, or when individuals can be assumed to participate in or commit crimes stipulated in The Terrorist Offences Act. They can intervene in cases regarding residence permit, refugee status determination and travel documents.

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX – I Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation