Swedish Patent and Registration Office

Accepted means of filing

Online: through ePCT or as a WASP file created by PCT-SAFE or EPO-OLF client software

On physical media: as a WAD or WASP file created by PCT-SAFE or EPO-OLF (on CD-R or CD-ROM)


Accepted digital certificates

Valid certificates issued by one of the following Certification Authorities (CA):

  • CA for EPO
  • Nordea


Accepted formats

This Office accepts the filing of the application body (description, claims and abstract) in character-coded (e.g. XML) and image format (e.g. PDF). It also accepts the inclusion of application documents in any pre-conversion format according to Administrative Instruction 706.

Sequence listing should preferably be filed, as a separate part of the description, in WIPO's ST.25 text format (no additional fees).



Help desk available from Monday to Friday, between 8:00 and 17:00 (15 September to 14 May) and between 8:00 and 15:30 (15 May to 14 September) (Central European Time) excluding Swedish public holidays; it may be  contacted:

  • by phone at +46 8 782 26 00
  • by e-mail at prv.patent@prv.se.