The Swedish Transport Agency is working to achieve good accessibility, high quality, secure and environmentally aware rail, air, sea and road transport. We have overall responsibility for drawing up regulations and ensuring that authorities, companies, organisations and citizens abide by them.
The Swedish Transport Agency was established on the 1st of January 2009.
Our core departments
Civil Aviation and Maritime formulates regulations, examines and grants permits, as well as assessing civil aviation with particular regard to safety and security. And we monitor developments in the aviation market. We also formulates regulations, examines and grants permits, as well as exercising supervision principally of Swedish and foreign vessels sailing in Swedish waters. We work to improve maritime safety and environmental influence for recreational boating. We also analyse accidents and near-misses.
Driving Licenses examines and authorizes the license area. We will answer questions from the public and dealing with matters of particular learner's permit, mentoring, higher ratings and exchange of foreign driving licenses.
Road And Rail formulates regulations, examines and grants permits, as well as exercising supervision within the field of road and rail transport over e.g. road traffic, vehicles, driving licences, commercial transport, railway, light rail and underground systems. We also conduct analyses of road traffic and supply information about injuries and accidents within the road transport system. We are working to achieve a high level of security and an efficient transport market characterised by healthy competition.
Vehicle Information manages and develops records in transport. We develop e-services and manufacturing various cards and certificates, such as a driving license. We are also working with the filing, registry and original vehicle control. We will answer questions from the public and responsible for handling including ownership, vehicle tax and congestion charges.
Strategic Development and Management task is to work with government-wide strategic issues with the goal of developing ourselves towards an authority with an increased outside-in perspective.
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