Most people have to pay a fee when applying for a residence permit to move to a close relative in Sweden. The fee will not be refunded if your application is rejected.
Appliction fees for residence permits
Adults: SEK 1 500
Children under 18: SEK 750 SEK
You can get information about the exact fee in RSD (dinars) through the link to the right.
How to pay
If you are applying online, you pay with a credit card or a bank card on the web. If the application is submitted in person, the fee is to be paid in cash at the time of application. The fee is paid in dinars in the exact amount. Please note that some differences may occur because the exchange rate changes monthly. You are therefore kindly requested to consult the Embassy's homepage to check the exact fee amount before visiting the embassy.
The following persons can apply for a residence permit without having to pay a fee:
- Husbands, wives, registered partners or common-law spouses (cohabitees) and children under the age of 18 who are applying for a residence permit on the grounds of family ties to a foreign citizen who has received a residence permit as a refugee, as a person in need of protection or due to particularly distressing circumstances. Parents and siblings of children in need of protection and living in Sweden are not covered by the exemptions.
- Family members of EU/EEA citizens. (Please note that Swedes do not count as EU citizens in this context.)
- EU/EEA citizens
- Citizens of Switzerland and their family members
- Citizens of Japan.