You pay a fee for your work permit application. The money is not refunded if your application is rejected.
Fee for work permit application
Work permit application: SEK 2 000 to be paid in local currecy (AED).
Application for your family
Adults: SEK 1 000 to be paid in local currecy (AED).
Children under 18: SEK 500 to be paid in local currecy (AED).
If you are applying online, you pay with a credit card by using your Visa or MasterCard.
If you are applying through the Embassy you pay with a credit card by using your Visa or MasterCard or a bank transfer.
A bank deposit payment is also acceptable. Please bring hardcopy with you at time of application in the Embassy.
Here is the banking details:
Bank: Emirates NBD
Account name: Embassy of Sweden in Abu Dhabi
Account no: 1012081621902
IBAN: AE94 0260 0010 1208 1621 902
Branch name: Electra Street Branch, Abu Dhabi.
Special fees for certain occupations
For some occupations, special fees are required. These are: artists, au pairs, visiting researchers, athletes and coaches. They pay SEK 1 000 to be paid in local currecy (AED).
If the employer pays
If the employer wants to pay the application fee, and you have not applied online, the fee is to be paid as described above.