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 (THB 8 500 / PHP 11 480)

Application for your family
Adults: SEK 1 000 (THB 4 200 / PHP 5 740)
Children under 18: SEK 500 (THB 2 100 / PHP 2 870)


If you are applying online, you pay with a credit card or a bank card.

If you are applying on a paper form, you can pay the fee at any UOB bank in Bangkok (there is one for instance in the same building as the embassy). The fee is to be paid into account number 795-1-05431-7 and the account holder is ‘Swedish Embassy’.

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 (THB 4 200 / PHP 6 910). 

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 at any UOB bank in Bangkok as described above.