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, equivalent to 4 000 000 VND
Children under 18: SEK 750 SEK, equivalent to 2 000 000 VND

How to pay

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

All applicants have to pay the application fee through the Embassy bank account before applying and bring the receipt to the Embassy together with the application. The fee must be paid to the Embassy bank account in Standard Chartered Bank, account number: 90290742902, account name Embassy of Sweden-Fees. Please note that the fee is non-refundable.


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.