New in Sweden

Are you new in Sweden? Once you have received a personal number, you can do a lot as a consumer. For example, you can subscribe to a mobile phone contract, buy goods via the internet and sign agreements. As a consumer, you have both rights and obligations and it is good for you to know about these. This page has been translated into several different languages.


Those who are new in Sweden can find further advice here:

Be careful with your signature

Your rights when you buy products and services

Plan your finances

Shopping on the internet

Pay your bills in time

Be careful with telephone sales

We are here to help you

As a new consumer in Sweden, there is a lot for you to think about. In each municipality, there are budget and debt advisers (budget- och skuldrådgivare) that can help you with your finances. In many municipalities, there are also consumer advisers (konsumentvägledare) that can help you if you have questions about purchases and contracts. Here on the Hallå konsument website, you can read answers to many frequently-asked questions about money, contracts and purchases. You can also call us and we will help you.

Here you can contact us or your municipality’s consumer advisers

These pages are available in various languages:

Simple Swedish, enkel svenska

Arabic, العربية

Persian, فارسی

Dari, دری

Tigrinya, ትግርኛ

Kurdish, كوردی-سۆرانی

Somali, af-Soomaali

This text has been translated from Swedish. Bear in mind that the translation may differ slightly from the original text. The source has only proofread the Swedish text.