Swedish Companies Registration Office

Remember to file your annual report

Your annual report is now due if your business’s financial year ended on 31 August 2016. The deadline is 31 March 2017.

Annual reports and financial years – limited companies

The brochure ‘Starting Up a Business’ guides you from idea to active business

Do you want to start a business? The brochure ‘Starting Up a Business’ provides you with an overview of what you need to know and do to start up and run a business.

The brochure ‘Starting Up a Business’ guides you from idea to active business

For asylum seekers and newcomers to Sweden

Are you an asylum seeker or a newcomer and want to start a business in Sweden? We have information in plain English about how to start a business.

For asylum seekers and newcomers to Sweden

Making payments to us using SEB’s direct payments service is no longer possible

We have a new bank services agreement from 1 April 2017 so you cannot make payments to us using SEB’s direct payments service any longer. You can continue to make payments to us through our bank giro number, other Internet bank services and by credit or debit card.

Making payments to us using SEB’s direct payments service is no longer possible

All companies must register their beneficial owners in 2017

The Swedish parliament is expected to declare that 800,000 companies, associations and other legal entities must register their beneficial owners with Bolagsverket during autumn 2017.

All companies and associations must register beneficial ownership in 2017

Beware of fake invoice scams

Many Swedish companies are getting fake invoices which look like they are from government agencies or well-known companies. Our advice is to always check invoice details carefully. Make sure you know what you are paying for.

Fake invoice scams

Order business information online

In our e-service Sök företagsfakta you can buy and download annual reports, certificates of registration, articles of association and other documents.

Sök företagsfakta (Find company information)

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)

Processing times right now

4

It takes four working days to register a new limited company.

5

It takes five working days to change the board of directors, partners or auditor.