Swedish Companies Registration Office

A branch is not the same as a limited company

A branch is part of a foreign-based company. Make sure you know about the requirements for starting a branch and for the foreign-based company before you register a branch.

A branch is not the same as a limited company

Bolagsupplysningen.se is not Bolagsverket

We are aware that a blacklisted company called Bolagsupplysningen is once again sending out letters in an attempt to con Swedish businesses. The letters look like they are from a government agency but this is not the case.

Bolagsupplysningen.se is not one of Bolagsverket’s services

Inga Otmalm has been appointed Acting Director General of Bolagsverket

Bolagsverket’s Director General Annika Bränström has stepped down after nine years in the role. The Swedish government has appointed Inga Otmalm as Acting Director General from 10 April until Annika’s successor is appointed.

Inga Otmalm has been appointed Acting Director General of Bolagsverket

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

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

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.

3

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