18 December 2019

Higher application fees for residence and work permits

On 1 January 2020 there will be a change in the application fees for residence and work permits. Most fees for applications for residence and/or work permits will be increased.

If an application for a residence permit is submitted after the end of this year, the new fees will apply. Ongoing applications already paid for will not be affected by the change.

The fees will increase by SEK 250, 500 or 1000. The sum depends on type of permit applied for and on whether the applicant is the person applying for the permit, an adult co-applicant or a child.

The change affects the following permits residence permits to live with someone in Sweden

  • work permits
  • permits for studies
  • visas
  • long-term resident permits

Persons who have previously been exempt from paying a fee will continue to be exempt.

More information about fees