Type of business

We have compiled basic information about business structures in Sweden. Please remember that there are advantages and disadvantages with all structures. To fully understand what a particular business structure involves, you may want to obtain professional advice.

Choosing a business structure

One of the first things you have to do when setting up a business is to choose a business structure that best suits your needs. Compare the different business structures in Sweden here:

Choose the form of business enterprise (363 kB)

Current processing times

How long do you have to wait for us to process your application? To find out ā€“ simply check our page Current processing times.

Current processing times

Do you need a permit?

Use the website verksamt.se to find out whether you need permits or not. There may be requirements for you as a business owner, for your premises or for the business itself.

Find permit (verksamt.se)