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Welcome to the County Administrative Board

Sweden consists of 21 counties and each county has a County Administrative Board. We work to promote sustainable development in the counties and conduct a diverse range of activities that span virtually all areas of society.

En skyddsvakt står med armarna i kors.


Business licences and permits

As an entrepreneur, you need a permit from the County Administrative Board to conduct certain activities. For example, if you have a security company or want to arrange combat sports matches.

En hund av rasen dvärtschnauzer står på en äng.


Animal care

The County Administrative Board is responsible for animal welfare inspections at a regional and local level. If you suspect that an animal is being improperly cared for, please contact us.

Vy över en sjö med en liten ö, omgiven av barrskog och klippor.

Nature and rural areas

Protected nature

The County Administrative Board is usually responsible for managing protected nature, such as national reserves and national parks. You can read all about different types of protected nature here.