Welcome to Forsmark! Before you can come and work at Forsmark, we need a number of different certificates from you. The types of certificate required depend on where you will be working.

You will also need to attend a number of courses before you can work with us. You can find information about this on this page and via the "mandatory training courses" link.


To gain entry to Forsmark, you should pre-register in advance, around 8 weeks before your start date. Your contact person at Forsmark will register you.

If we have received your certificates in time, you can sign for your key card at the main entrance on arrival.

Don't forget to bring some form of identification.

Your guide to work safely at Forsmark. 

Which certificates do I need to send in?

Different certificates are required depending on where in Forsmark you will be working (see table below). All certificates that you need, can be found on Certificates and forms

Area Description Certificate
Industrial area Area inside outer fence, plus water treatment plant, and gas turbine

Protection and safety training

Drugs test

Security clearance

Protected area Operating area where the reactor facilities are located

Protection and safety training

Drugs test

Security clearance

Controlled area Belongs to the guarded area and relates to areas inside the facilities where the radiation level is raised

Protection and safety training

Operational training - radiation safety

Interactive Clean Systems Training

Drugs test

Security clearance

Medical certificate

For more information about the training required to enter the page Training

Admittance to Forsmarks Kraftgrupp AB for foreign citizens (1,34 MB)

Drugs test

Before you are granted access to the facilities Forsmark you must take a drugs test (random alcohol tests are carried out on site). You can take the drugs test at your occupational health centre or at another medical establishment. The substances tested for are amphetamines, cannabinoids, opiates and cocaine. If the outcome of the drugs test is positive, you may not attempt to gain access to the site again for at least 2 years. If you use classified drugs for medical purposes, you must supply a medical certificate when the drugs test is performed. From the 1st of March 2016, also a copy of the test results from the hospital for each individual should be sent to Forsmark Access function along with certificates of drug test.

You must send in your test results at least 4 weeks prior to arrival. The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Security clearance

Each contractor performs security checks on its own staff.

  • The Security clearance comprises of Security Clearance Certificate, with a criminal records check - extract from home country and an interview.  
  • The Security Clearance Certificate shall be maximum 6 months old and is valid 1 year from date of issue.
  • For continued access the Security Clearance has to be renewed and sent to FKA annually.  
  • If a person changes company, the above-mentioned documents must be re-submitted.

A criminal records check - extract from home country


Radiological medical examination/health declaration

If you're going to be working in the controlled part of the plant, i.e. in areas where there is radioactivity, you must undergo a radiological medical examination. You can have the examination carried out at your occupational health centre or at another medical establishment.

Download the form from the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority's website

Certificates must be submitted on arrival.

The medical examination is valid for 3 years. In the intervening two years, a written health declaration must be submitted to the occupational health centre/clinic that performed the radiological medical examination.

Who needs to submit a dose declaration?

All foreign personnel must present a dose declaration or an excerpt from the national dose register. EU citizens must present a dose declaration.

Upon arrival, all personal shall submit this dokument together with the dose declaration from the national dose register.

Senast uppdaterad: 2017-04-28 16:17