You pay a fee for your residence permit application. The Money will not be  refunded if your application is rejected.

Fee for residence permits for studies

Adults: SEK 1 000
Children under 18: SEK 500

Fee for family members

Adults: SEK 1 000
Children under 18: SEK 500


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 pay the fee at UniCredit Tiriac bank before your visit at the embassy. Bring the reciept as a proof of the application fee being paid. For more information about the local payment procedure to the embassy and the price in local currency, please see more under Fees 


Some people are not required to pay for their applications, including the following:

  • Students on scholarships from Sida or another Swedish organisation or international organisation, such as the EU or UNICEF

More about fees and exemptions on the Swedish Migration Board website

Study fees

You may also be required to pay a fee for your studies. This is decided by each respective university or college. Contact the school it concerns for information.