National Audit Office

Migration Agency's ID-checks at embassies criticised

1:57 min
  • There are big problems in how the Migration Agency and embassies verify the identities of people who apply for residency in Sweden as next of kin, according to the National Audit Office.

  • "The quality of those checks vary a lot," says Anders Berg, author of the report.

  • The Migration Agency is also criticised for the time it takes to process the cases for family reunification.