Swede mistakenly declared dead after personal number mishap

Swede mistakenly declared dead after personal number mishap

A 47-year-old Swedish woman had to prove she was still alive after a tax agency typo led authorities to believe she was dead.

Members’ Q&A: What comes first, personnummer or job?
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Members’ Q&A: What comes first, personnummer or job?

‘Sweden in breach of EU law for refusal to issue a personnummer to EU citizens’

‘Sweden in breach of EU law for refusal to issue a personnummer to EU citizens’

How this researcher’s newborn ended up in Swedish personal number limbo

How this researcher’s newborn ended up in Swedish personal number limbo

The Local readers reveal their personal number pains in Sweden

The Local readers reveal their personal number pains in Sweden

Five top tips if you don’t have a personal number in Sweden
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Five top tips if you don’t have a personal number in Sweden

READERS: Share your experiences of the Swedish personal number
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READERS: Share your experiences of the Swedish personal number

Is life in Sweden impossible without a personal number?

Is life in Sweden impossible without a personal number?

Things you can (and cannot) do without a Swedish personal number
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Things you can (and cannot) do without a Swedish personal number