Swedish Companies Registration Office

New version of the brochure Starting Up 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.

New version of the brochure Starting Up a Business

Register beneficial ownership

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

Beneficial ownership register

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 och EBR (Find company information and the European Business Register)

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.

7

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