You pay a fee for your work permit application. The money is not refunded if your application is rejected.
Fee for work permit application
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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 at the bank and bring the receipt. Click >here for info
Special fees for certain occupations
For some occupations, special fees are required. These are: artists, au pairs, visiting researchers, athletes and coaches.
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.