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tony2tshirts replied to the thread life without personnummer on the Sweden forum on July 21, 2014:
tony2tshirts initially posted:
My wife and I (both UK citizens) would like to buy a house in Sweden and live there for the next 5+ years. We are not working and not of retirement age so would be classed as "persons of sufficient means". We would need private medical insurance - no problem - but getting insurance that meets the Swedish authority's requirements is impossible. Therefore, No personnummer! Is it possible to live anything like a normal life in Sweden without a personnummer?
tony2tshirts replied on July 21, 2014 with:
Thanks for the reply. I think what you're saying makes perfect sense, I've contacted various Swedish government departments and they all agree there seems to be a problem but no-one has a solution. Here is a link you might find useful; http://www.kommers.se/Documents/dokumentarkiv/publikationer/2014/Moving-to-Sweden_webb.pdf Thanks.
Lonewolfnl2002 replied on July 21, 2014 with:
I myself posted a few months ago also a question about private medical insurance in sweden at this very forum and what it would cost us (for me and my family)...up till now NO respons. Apparently private healthcare is not very good develloped in Sweden and therefore not much used. At least that is my observation. Here is what a friend of mine did when he went to Sweden last year to obtain a Personnummer. He just accepted ANY job that was arround (thats right...ANY job) just to get a Personnummer. What happens after a couple of weeks or months if you get fired or quit your job is not important. What is important is that a PN is longlife valid!! So once you have one...you have it forever. The most simple way to obtain a PN in Sweden is....to get a job. You can also start your own business in Sweden but thats another story. The Swedish system has a lot of red tape, so you´ll need to think out of the box to beat that. The only thing which you can do WITHOUT a PN in Sweden is to buy a house (or infact any property). Even a car you can´t buy because without a PN you can´t register it in Sweden in your name. cheers
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Tittar replied to the thread Software Jobs - without speaking swedish? on the Sweden forum:
mctechguy initially posted:
I am a skilled software engineer from the USA that would like to live and work in Sweden. Is it possible for me to work only speaking English?
Tittar replied most recently with:
Should not be any problem at all
SirYazan replied most recently with:
Absolutely, you could work in international companies such as Ericsson. I work there and we have people from all over the world. The only challenge is getting a job here.
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Tittar replied to the thread private healthcare in Sweden on the Sweden forum:
Lonewolfnl2002 initially posted:
Hi does anyone aprox. knows how much a private healthcare insurance costs for 2 adults (44 and 35 yo)and one young child of 4 yo? I ask this because Swedish migration service want us to show a healthcare certificate which is valid for ONE year, with FULL coverage. I am EU citizen and our kid also,my wife is not. Right now we still live in Paraguay. Thanks in advance...regards, Johan
Tittar replied most recently with:
Fees for foreign citizens Foreign citizens are entitled to emergency care in Sweden. If you come from another EU or EEA country, or Switzerland, you need a European Health Insurance Card to prove that you are entitled to emergency care at the ordinary fee. If you do not have a card, you may have to pay the entire cost. If you obtain non-emergency care and do not want to pay more than the fee, you must have a certificate indicating that your country of origin will pay the rest. If you do not have such a certificate, you will be responsible for the entire cost. If you come from most countries outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland, you will have to pay the entire cost of emergency or any other type of care. Link: http://www.1177.se/Stockholm/Other-languages/Engelska/Regler-och-rattigheter/Patientavgifter/ I see it as that to obtain insurance in the country you are resident in
Lonewolfnl2002 replied most recently with:
Anyone?? Is it that hard to find people who know anything about private healthcare in Sweden???
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hoapersson replied to the thread Living in Malmo? on the Sweden forum:
gavin21 initially posted:
I am considering relocating my family from Melbourne Australia to Malmo Sweden. While I have been reading mostly positive and complimentary posts about Sweden, I am a bit concerned with what appears to be an increase in racial disharmony and violence. Is this a big enough issue to reconsider a move to Malmo
hoapersson replied most recently with:
hi. Iam vietnamese, my husband is swedes . Iam moving to Malmo in june. I wanna make new friends from Malmo :)
manjeeta replied most recently with:
Hi Gavin, I find Malmo a great city. I enjoy the international culture here and feel comfortable and safe here. Hope that helps.
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Alexxa replied to the thread English School in Vaxjo on the Sweden forum:
aellita initially posted:
Dear all! I'm moving to Sweden for 2 years and my daughter is 6 y.o. We will live in Vaxjo as I'm student of Linnaeus Univercity. Could you advise me english school in Vaxjo? I've been searching Internet but failed as every school site is in Swedish and poor performed. Please, help me to find English school for my kid. Thank you!!
Alexxa replied most recently with:
If you use Google Chrome, it automatically translates pages for you. Very helpful!
citygbg replied most recently with:
Hello dear aellita. English school in sweden writes that they are planning for a new english school in Växjö but at tje moment I think you'll have to look for english schools other places. You got one in Jönköping. About 135 km from Växjö. You apply for the school on http://jonkoping.engelska.se/en/apply You see the travel with train on google maps see https://goo.gl/maps/k9Vff You got one closer in Halmstad but it is a 3 hours journey to the school with train. Why not place your daughter in a swedish school? She learn swedish and her classmates get a good opportunity to learn english.
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Im going to apply for a visa for my turkish husband to come to sweden to live. I know that I must be working or studying first,but is there a certain time length that I should be working before we apply? Or is a contract and letter of employment enough evidence rather than x amount of payslips? Thanks
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UKSA34 replied to the thread Moving to Sweden- can my spouse come? on the Sweden forum:
UKSA34 initially posted:
Hi there. I'm a uk national moving to sweden, I will be renting a home out there and looking for a job. What do I need to do once I'm there in order to get an ID? Also, my husband is turkish living in turkey. What are his rights? Will be be able to come? Thanks
UKSA34 replied most recently with:
Thanks for your reply. Just another question- how easy is it for me as an english speaker to get a job in sweden, preferably stockholm? Thanks
citygbg replied most recently with:
Well, as you are now living in UK I think you are a citizen in EU and just needs to fill in some paper to get a cvr for opening a swedish bankaccount. I believe you are able to get unemployment-payment from uk, even if you are searching for jobs in other countries. I think it is more difficult for your husband if he got a turkish citizen because they are not eu yet. You could check it all out on http://www.migrationsverket.se/English/Private-individuals/Working-in-Sweden.html Best regards from sweden. http://www.citygbg.se
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