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You pay a fee for your visa application. The money is not refunded if your application is rejected.

Fee for visa application

Adults: 240 TL
Children aged 0 - 6: Fee exempted

Children aged 6-12: 140 TL

The application fee is tied to the euro and is revised in the event of any major shift in the exchange rate. 

Outsourcing company, VFS Global, charges a fee of 100 TL per application, in addition to the above fee for the visa.

How to pay

If you are applying via VFS Global, you pay cash.

If you are applying directly at the Embassy, you must pay before your visit there. Pay the fee at Garanti Bank. The fee is to be paid into account number TR88 0006 2001 3610 0006 2985 93 and the account holder is ‘Swedish Embassy’.

Fee exemptions

The following pay no fee:

  • Children between 0 and 6 (minus 1 day) years of age are exempt of visa fees. They are however paying VFS service fee as anyone else.
  • School pupils, students, research students and accompanying teachers on study or training trips.
  • Third-country researchers travelling for the purpose of pursuing scientific research.
  • Representatives of non-governmental organisations who are aged 25 or under, who take part in seminars, conferences, sports events, cultural events or educational events organised by NGOs.
  • Relatives of citizens of the EU, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Switzerland, if they travel together with them or will be meeting them in connection with the trip. Read more about which individuals are counted as relatives on the Swedish Migration Agency website. Relatives of Swedish citizens have to pay a fee for visa applications.
  • Swedish Migration Agency website

Citizens of countries that have signed visa facilitation agreements with the EU pay a reduced fee or are exempt from payment. This applies to citizens of:

  • Albania
  • Bosnia
  • Georgia
  • Macedonia
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Ukraine

Visits longer than 90 days

Adults and children
: 240 TL

Residence permits for a visit
: 370 TL 
Children under 18: 190 TL