Statens personadressregister, SPAR includes all persons who are registered as resident in Sweden. The data in SPAR is updated each day with data from the Swedish Population Register.
SPAR is specifically regulated in Swedish Law by the Act of (1998:527) statens personadressregister and by the Regulation (1998:1234) of statens personadressregister and the Swedish Tax Agency Regulation on handing out data from SPAR (SKVFS 2011:06).
The aim of SPAR is clear from the purposes set out in article 3 of the Act. It states that personal data in SPAR may be processed to:
Processing data in this respect is the same as handing out the data electronically. Data in SPAR are, after decision by the Swedish Tax Agency, electronically handed out at cost price.
For more information about SPAR, please contact the Swedish Tax Agency.
SE-171 94 Solna
Phone: +46 8 564 851 60 (in the voice response, dial 9 and ask for “SPAR")
Application form for Data from SPAR Notification etc. can be found here.