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: the equivalent of SEK 2 000 in AUD plus AUD 10

Application for your family

Adults: the equivalent of SEK 1 000 in AUD plus AUD 10
Children under 18: the equivalent of SEK 500 in AUD plus AUD 10


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 when handing in the application at the embassy/consulate.

Special fees for certain occupations

For some occupations, special fees are required. These are: artists, au pairs, visiting researchers, athletes and coaches. They pay the equivalent of SEK 1 000 plus AUD 10.

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.