Apply for a Letter of Acknowledgement

The application fee

The application fee for a Letter of Acknowledgement is 2 000 SEK (tax not included). The fee apply even if your application is not approved. You will receive an invoice by e-mail within a couple of weeks after a complete application has reached BYN.

Before processing

The following documents must be attached to the application. If your application is not complete the process will not begin.

  • Applications form
    Filled out and signed. You can download the form to your computer and complete the form before printing it. Application form.
  • A copy of the original document (professional certificate/license)
    For BYN to assess your education and/or training, it must be documented.

    1. The document in it’s original language
    2. Translated into English or Swedish by an authorized translator
  • Copies of proven experience in the profession (employers attest)
    1. Employer’s attest (or equivalent) in the original language
    2. Translated into English or Swedish by an authorized translator
  • Other documents
    If you provide a syllabus, or anything that describes the education requested for the certificate, the processing time for handling the application will be much shorter.

Send your application to:

Byggbranschens yrkesnämnd
Erkännandeintyg
Box 42136
126 15 Stockholm

Or in PDF-format to erkannande@byn.se

Processing time

The anticipated processing time is about 3 months
When a decision is made you will receive an answer via e-mail.

Issuing a certificate

If your application is approved by our professions advisor you will get a letter of acknowledgement sent to you in both paper form and as a plastic card. It will be sent to you by our printing office.