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 (USD 306)
Application for your family
Adults: SEK 1 000 (USD 153)
Children under 18: SEK 500 (77)
If you are applying online, you pay with a credit card or a bank card.
If you are applying on a paper form, the fee is to be paid in cash when presenting the application.
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 (USD 153).
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.