Sweden Working Holiday Visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


A working holiday visa is a residence permit allowing you to undertake employment and holiday (and sometimes study) in Sweden, For many young people, holding a working holiday visa enables you to experience living in Sweden without undergoing the usual costly expenses of finding work sponsorship in advance or going on expensive university exchange programmes.

You need to:

  • have enough money to pay for a return ticket, and

  • be coming mainly on holiday, with work being a secondary intention.

Family: You can not bring your children or family members.

Age: Available between the ages of 18 and 30 at the time of application.

Duration: 12 months.



12 months


Processing time

4-6 weeks




What are eligibility requirements for the Sweden Working Holiday Visa?

6 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be a Canadian citizen.
  • You must be 18-30 years old (inclusive).
  • You must have a valid Canadian pasport.
  • You must hold a return ticket or sufficient financial resources to cover its costs.
  • You must have sufficient financial resources (SEK 15,000) to cover expenses for duration of the stay.
  • You must have adequate health insurance in Sweden.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Sweden Working Holiday Visa?

6 Document Required

  • Visa application form, completed and signed.
  • Recent passport size photo.
  • Copies of valid passport (like the bio page, past visas, etc.).
  • Proof of sufficient means of subsistence, eg. bank statements.
  • Copies of travel health insurance.
  • Visa fee payment receipt.

Talent Migration data for Sweden

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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