Municipal coats of arms

PRV administers the registration of all Swedish municipal coats of arms.

Submit applications to register a municipal coat of arms to:
The Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV)
Box 530
826 27 Söderhamn

Along with the application the following should be included:

  • A description (blazon) of the coat of arms.
  • Three pictures in colour of the coat of arms with a shield height of 14 cm.
  • A certified copy of the decision regarding the adoption of the coat of arms from the municipal council or the county administrative board.
  • A statement from the State Board of Heraldry, when required according to the Act on the Protection of Coats of Arms and Certain Other Official Designations (1970:498).

PRV only registers Swedish municipal coats of arms.

When you file the application, you must pay a registration fee. The current fee is stated in PRV's list of fees.

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If you have any questions or queries regarding private family coats of arms, you are advised to contact the House of Nobility or another heraldic association/coat of arms roll.