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 (EUR 203)
Application for your family
Adults: SEK 1,000 (EUR 102)
Children under 18: SEK 500 (EUR 51)
If you are applying online, you pay with a credit card or a bank card.
If you are applying on a paper form, you must transfer the application fee to the embassy bank account and send a copy of the receipt together with your application form. The embassy bank account:
Beneficiary: Schwedische Botschaft (Embassy of Sweden)
Account Number: 266 216 101
BLZ: 100 400 00
IBAN: DE82 1004 0000 0266 2161 01
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 (EUR 102).
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.
Last updated: January 2018