Swedish personal identity number/Applying for a Swedish ID card
The personal identity number is obtained when a person is entered in the Swedish population register by the Swedish Tax Agency. It is widely used for everyday purposes in Swedish society such as setting up memberships and subscriptions, establishing a banking relationship with a Swedish bank, etc.
What is it and what is it used for?
A personal identity number is a 4-digit number following your date of birth in the format: YYMMDD-XXXX.
It is obtained when you are registered in the Swedish population register. It is widely used for everyday purposes in Swedish society such as setting up memberships and subscriptions, establishing a banking relationship with a Swedish bank, joining an insurance plan and will entitle you to the same patient fees as Swedish citizens for most public health care. You need to have a personal identification number to apply for a Swedish ID-card at the Tax Agency.
Who can apply?
who have a residence permit for at least 12 months or are admitted to studies or working or live for 13 months or more, can apply for a Swedish personal identity number from the Swedish Tax Agency, Skatteverket. You need a registration certificate in order to prove that you are enrolled as a student in Sweden. less than 12 months permission on your decision/residence permit) cannot apply for a personal identity number.
Applying for a Swedish personal identity number.
In order to be registered (folkbokfÃ¶rd) in the Swedish population register and get a personal identity number, you have to inform Skatteverket that you have moved to Sweden.
To start the whole application process, but also to obtain more useful information, please visit: https://www.skatteverket.se/
What documents are required?
The day you go to Skatteverket to apply for the personal identity number, you need to bring the following documents as an EU citizen studying in Sweden:
The form you have just filled out as a printed version!
If you are not unmarried: document showing your civil status (e.g. married)
Admission/Acceptance Letter from your university to show that you study for more than 2 semesters, i.e. longer than 12 months. Usually, you get it quite soon after you have been admitted to your program.
Letter of Enrollment/Confirmation of Registration
Self-signed assurance that you have enough financial resources to fund your stay in Sweden
Document confirming you have comprehensive health insurance (for example, a European Health Insurance Card is valid for students)
Step by step application process visit: http://blogs.studyinsweden.se/2018/10/24/application-swedish-personal-number-and-id-eu-citizens/