You pay a fee for your work permit application. The money is not refunded if your application is rejected.
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 upon submitting the application.
For some occupations, special fees are required. These are: artists, au pairs, visiting researchers, athletes and coaches. They pay SEK 1 000 in local currrency.
If the employer wants to pay the application fee, and you have not applied online, the fee must be paid as described above.