Filing

You can file your application in different ways.

By post

You can send your application form by post to PRV, Box 5055, 102 42 Stockholm or hand it in to our reception at Valhallavägen 136 in Stockholm.

Electronic patent applications

You can also file your patent application electronically using our online services:

Swedish Patent Application

You can file Swedish patent applications quickly and easily using our online service Swedish Patent Application. No special software is needed, only electronic identification.

Swedish Patent Application (opens in a new window)

Online Filing (eOLF, PCT-SAFE)

You can file PCT, EP and SE applications, as well as EP validations, electronically. To do this, you need to install special software which is used together with either a smart card or a soft certificate.

Online Filing, eOLF, PCT-SAFE (external website)

Filing receipt

When we have received your application, we register it and send you a filing receipt. On the receipt you can see what application number your application has been given.

Certain details are public

From the date you file your application, certain details are public, for example, the application number, your name and address.

Filing fee

When you file your application, you have to pay a filing fee. It consists of a mandatory fee and an additional fee for each patent claim beyond the first ten.

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Fees and payment

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