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: 13200 (from 17.07.2017 14300) roubles (SEK 2000)

Application for your family

Adults: 6600 (from 17.07.2017 7100) roubles (SEK 1000)
Children under 18: 3300 (from 17.07.2017 3500) roubles (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 application fee in cash, in RUR, at the time of submission.

Special fees for certain occupations

For some occupations, special fees are required. These are: artists, au pairs, visiting researchers, athletes and coaches. They pay 6600 (from 17.07.2017 7100) roubles (SEK 1000). 

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.


This page was updated on 10 July 2017.