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Everyone working in Sweden is covered by unemployment insurance at a basic level and have the right to apply for a limited compensation if unemployed. Members of an unemployment fund however, can receive up to 80 percent of their previous salary when between two jobs.

You must have studied and worked

You can join us if you have a Bachelor’s degree from a college or university (180 Swedish university credits) and you work or have been working in Sweden.

You can also join us if you are currently studying towards a goal of 180 credits. Call us on 08-412 33 00 or e-mail us at if you are uncertain if you qualify.

Don't you have a Swedish Personal ID number yet?

If you have a co-ordination number (samordningsnummer) you can use the online application.

If you have neither a Personal number nor a Co-ordination number you can use this application form. You can e-mail it to

Download the application form

The fee is SEK 100 a month

The membership fee is SEK 100 a month. If you earn more than SEK 25 025 we also recommend you to join one of our unions.

More about payment of your fee

Our unions (list in Swedish)

How much do I get?

If you have been a member for at least 12 months your unemployment benefit will be based on your previous salary. The maximum benefit that is paid out is SEK 910 per day before tax the first 100 days, thereafter you can receive SEK 760 per day. To insure a higher salary than SEK 25 025, do contact your union for an additional coverage in case of unemployment.

Working student? You can join too!

If you are a student and you work or have had short employments such as summer jobs, you can also join us.

Application in English

11 oktober 2016