Sweden free zones in 2023

Sweden free zone company registration The Swedish Government operates 4 Free Zones: i) Stockholm Free Zone ii) Goteborg Free Zone iii) Malmo Free Zone and iv) Jonkoping Free Zone. These zones offer bonded warehouse facilities where goods can be stored for an unlimited period of time without customs clearance. Furthermore, permission can be granted for usage of these goods for industrial purposes within the zone.

Healy Consultants will be pleased to assist our Clients with obtaining a permit in a Sweden free zone. Please contact us for inquiries regarding this service and our fees.

Table comparing different free zones in Sweden

Free zone comparisonStockholmGoteborgMalmoJonkoping
FTZs used mostly for what purpose?StorageStorageStorageStorage
Average annual Industrial space rent per 1000 sq. m.€35,000€40,000€38,000€35,000
How long to set the company up? 3 months 3 months 3 months 3 months
How long to open company bank account?3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks
Quality of Utilities?GoodGoodGoodGood
Allowed to sign sales contracts with Swedish Clients?YesYesYesYes
Allowed to invoice Swedish Clients?YesYesYesYes
Corporate tax payable in Swedish?20.6%20.6%20.6%20.6%
Corporate bank account?NordeaForex Bank SwedbankNordea
Physical office space required?YesYesYesYes
Allowed to import raw materials?YesYesYesYes
Allowed to export goods?YesYesYesYes
Can be wholly foreign owned?YesYesYesYes
Can the entity hire expatriate staff in Sweden?YesYesYesYes
Minimum number of directors?2222
Minimum number of shareholders?1111
Tax registration certificate required?YesYesYesYes
Individual shareholders allowed?YesYesYesYes
Corporate shareholders allowed?YesYesYesYes
Corporate director(s) allowed?NoNoNoNo
Public register of shareholders and directors?NoNoNoNo
LLC company allowed?YesYesYesYes
Annual audited financial statements?YesYesYesYes

External videos

Frequently asked questions

Contact us

For additional information on our free zones services in Sweden, please contact our in-house country expert, Mr. Nik Zhukov, directly:
Consultant at HC - nik
  • Mr. Nik Zhukov
  • Accounting & Tax Department Director
  • Contact me!