The Tax Agency drop-in

International students who study in Sweden for more than 2 semesters (12 months or longer) can apply for a 10-digit Swedish personal identity number, ‘personnummer’ from the Swedish Tax Agency ‘Skatteverket’.

The Tax Agency will set up temporary office to receive drop-in applications at Education Support office /UFS reception, Berzelius väg 3, 5th floor on September 3rd from 9.00-12.00

Please bring:

  • Valid passport proving your citizenship (or national ID for EU/EEA citizens)
  • Invitation Letter/Notification of Selection Results as proof of admission to KI (length of studies)
  • Registration certificate (proof of enrolment)
  • Information regarding your (temporary) address in Sweden, including apartment number
  • Residence permit card + decision (Non EU/EEA citizens)
  • Assurance signed by yourself that you have sufficient funds to support yourself during your stay (EU/EEA citizens)
  • Valid European Health Insurance card  (EU/EEA citizens)
  • If applicable: Documents proving marital status (original or a certified copy)
  • If applicable: Birth certificates for children (original or a certified copy)

You can also visit the Tax Agency’s service offices at the following locations:

Visiting address: Regeringsgatan 109, Stockholm city

Metro station: Rådmansgatan

Opening hours: Monday 10:00 - 18:00; Tuesday - Friday: 10:00-16:00

Visiting address: Lindhagensgatan 76, Kungsholmen

Metro station: Stadshagen

Opening hours: Monday 10:00 - 18:00; Tuesday - Friday: 10:00-16:00

Visiting Address: Isafjordsgatan 30 D, Kista

Metro station: Kista

Opening hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 - 16:00, Tuesday until 18:00

Benefits for students with a Swedish personal identity number:

  • Same patient fees as Swedish citizens for public health care
  • Purchase home insurance in Sweden
  • More service options when opening a bank account (in some banks this is a condition to open a bank account).
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