You will be charged a fee regardless of where you apply for your work permit. You will not receive a refund if your application is refused.
You pay the same amount when you extend your permit as you do when you apply the first time.
Permit on the grounds of family ties to a person living in Sweden
|Child under the age of 18
Paying onlineIf you apply at the Migration Board website, pay with a debit or credit card. Use the same method of payment if you are applying to extend your permit.
Paying at an embassy or consulate generalIf you apply at an embassy or consulate general, pay your fee at the same time. Contact the embassy or consulate general to find out their fees and terms of payment, which will differ from those of the Migration Board.
Extending your permitPay the fee to Migration Board's bank giro account. Write the first and last name, as well as the Swedish personal ID number and/or case number, of the person whom the application fee is for in the box that says “Meddelande till betalningsmottagaren". If the fee is for more than one person, write all of their Swedish personal ID numbers and/or case numbers.
The Migration Board's bank giro number for residence permits on the grounds of family ties is 5223-7005. Use the same bank giro number for for family members of those who are applying for or who already have these permits. The IBAN number is SE6912000000012810106908 and the BIC/SWIFT code is DABASESX (Danske Bank).
Indicate on your application form how and when you paid your fee.
ExemptionsNot all applicants are required to pay the application fee. The following persons may apply for a residence permit without paying a fee:
- Husbands, wives, registered partners or common-law spouses 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 person in need of protection or due to particularly distressing circumstances. Parents and siblings to children in need of protection and living in Sweden are not covered by the exceptions
- Family members of EU/EEA citizens. Please note that Swedes do not count as EU citizens in this context.
- EU/EEA citizens applying for a residence permit.
- Citizens of Switzerland and their family members.
- Citizens of Japan.