If the individual is a national belonging to non EU nation, having university degree or having experience which is professional in nature. And lastly in Sweden, the individual’s salary should be equivalent to 1 ½ times the average gross salary in the nation. Then they are eligible to Apply for EU Blue Card.
- Valid passport
- Should have university degree or professional experience nearing to 5 years
- Should have applied or taken out health insurance which are comprehensive
- Should have employment contract or should have offer of employment which should require high qualification for minimum period of 1 year
- Before taxes, should not have less than 1 ½ times the average gross salary in Sweden
If the individuals desire to continue working in Sweden after their EU blue card expires, then they must apply for extension for Sweden EU Blue Card. Again, the individuals are required to submit the new application if they already have EU blue card, and they desire to switch their profession. An important point to remember, the application must be submitted before expiry of their blue card.
In another EU Nation, if you have valid EU Blue Card
If the individuals have valid EU blue card which has been issued in another EU nation then they can apply in Sweden, if they have stayed in another EU nation for minimum 18 months. It is also necessary that the application should be submitted before completion of one month from the day they have arrived in Sweden.
The scheme of blue card does operate in the following nations
- Czech Republic