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Sweden fast-tracks citizenship applications from Brits as Brexit negotiations continue

A citizenship ceremony at Stockholm's City Hall. File photo: Lars Pedersen / TT

Published: 22.Mar.2019 11:14 hrs

Citizenship applications from UK nationals are being prioritized by the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket), a spokesperson confirmed to The Local.

"Brexit is an extraordinary situation and the Swedish Migration Agency is therefore prioritizing matters regarding British citizenship," Migrationsverket press officer Lisa Danling told The Local by email.

Danling said that the cases given top priority would be those from Brits where it was possible to conclude the case immediately; in other words, those where the applicant was clearly eligible for citizenship and had included all the necessary information and documents.

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