Your training and any practical experience will be compared with the Swedish requirements for doctors. You must also be able to prove that you have a sufficient working knowledge of the Swedish language. Licences are issued by the National Board of Health and Welfare.
Apply for a licence to practise as a doctor in Sweden
You can apply for a licence to practise as a doctor in Sweden on theNational Board of Health and Welfare’s website:
Knowledge of the Swedish language
To be employed as a doctor, you will need a knowledge of Swedish equivalent to level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Knowledge of Swedish legislation
You must also be very familiar with healthcare legislation in Sweden.
If you need to top up your knowledge of healthcare legislation, there are courses available at the Sahlgrenska Academy, the University of Gothenburg, Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm or Linköping University.