Swedish Companies Registration Office

Register beneficial ownership

A new law has now come into force in Sweden. Companies, associations and other legal entities must register information about their beneficial owners with Bolagsverket.

Beneficial ownership register

Remember to file your annual report

Your annual report is now due if your business’s financial year ended on 30 April 2017. The deadline is 30 November 2017.

Annual reports and financial years – limited companies

Take steps to protect your company from being hijacked

By signing up to a digital mailbox service or by registering your email address with Bolagsverket, you can minimise the risk of your company being hijacked.

Take steps to protect your company from being hijacked

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

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)

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


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