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The Local investigates: Swedish ID

Almost everyone in Sweden is assigned a personal identity number, known in Swedish as a "Personnummer". This Swedish ID is used for everything from opening a bank account to signing up for a mobile telephone contract or participating in supermarket loyalty schemes.
'Sweden is being discriminatory towards other EU citizens': Swedish MEP on personal number problems

'Sweden is being discriminatory towards other EU citizens': Swedish MEP on personal number problems

Cecilia Wikström told The Local she is "ashamed" of the difficulty some EU citizens have getting a personal identity number (personnummer) in Sweden.

 
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