New updated fees for work- and residence permit application as of 1 January, 2020.
As of January 1, 2020, the Swedish government has decided to update the fees for work- and residence permit applications. As a result, the charges for most types of applications will increase. For work permit applications, the most significant change will be that extension applications will be charged the same fee as first-time applications. Those who have previously been exempted from the application fee, for example Japanese nationals, will continue to be exempted. Please see below list of revised applications fees as of January 1, 2020.
|Type of application||Government fee from
|Work permit, first time application||SEK 2,000|
|EU Blue Card, first time application||SEK 2,000|
|ICT work permit, first time application||SEK 2,000|
|Extension of work permit, ICT permit, EU Blue Card||SEK 2,000|
|Residence permit, accompanying spouse||SEK 1,500|
|Residence permit, accompanying child||SEK 750|
The list is not exhaustive.
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