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Key Points

  • Increased processing and filing fees of specific work and residence permit types


The government of Sweden increased its work permit application fees for employees, self-employed individuals, and their family members. The new prices are as follows:

  • Work permit: SEK 2,200
  • EU Blue Card, ICT permit, and seasonal work: SEK 2,000
  • Extension of work permits: SEK 2,000
  • Residence permits for highly qualified persons looking to work or start a business in Sweden: SEK 2,200

For information on additional fee increases for other occupation categories, check here.

Applicants of these occupation categories can pay online with a credit card or in-person at an embassy or consulate-general office.

What are the Changes?

The government of Sweden increased the application fees for work and residence permits. The increase varies based on the occupation category.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Sweden’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Migrationsverket, The Swedish Migration Agency

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