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

Fee for residence permits for studies

Adults: SEK 1 000 (4.250mtz)
Children under 18: SEK 500 (2.200 mtz)

Fee for family members

Adults: SEK 1 000 (4.250 mtz)
Children under 18: SEK 500 (2.200mtz)


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 in cash.


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 Agency website

Study fees

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