Sweden & China

Fees

Most people have to pay a fee for their visa or residence permit application. Note that the money is not refunded if your application is rejected.

Fees for visits up to 90 days (Schengen visa applications)

  • Adults: EUR 80
  • Applicants the age 6 - 12: EUR 40
  • Applicants under the age of 6: No fee

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai will charge the application fee in CNY. The application fee is tied to the euro and will be revised monthly according to the exchange rate.

VFS Global: In addition to the above fee, VFS Global Visa Application Centre charges a service fee for each application.

Fees for visits longer than 90 days

D-visa

  • Adults and applicants under the age of 18: EUR 60

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai will charge the application fee in CNY. The application fee is tied to the euro and will be revised monthly according to the exchange rate.

Visitor's Permit

  • Adults: SEK 1,500
  • Applicants under the age of 18: SEK 750

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai will charge the application fee in CNY. The application fee is tied to the Swedish Kronor (SEK) and will be revised according to the exchange rate.

How to pay

If you apply via VFS Global, you pay in cash.

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai will charge the application fee in CNY. The Embassy and the Consulate General only accepts payment by bank or credit card. Cash payment can only be accepted when card payment is not possible.

Fee exemptions

Please visit the Swedish Migration Agency´s website for more information.

Application fees for residence permits

 

Application fees for residence permit applications for studies

  • Adults: SEK 1,500
  • Applicants under the age of 18: SEK 750

Fees for family members:

  • Adults: SEK 1,500
  • Applicants under the age of 18: SEK 750

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai will charge the application fee in CNY. The application fee is tied to the Swedish Kronor (SEK) and will be revised according to the exchange rate. 

Fees for work permit applications

  • Application fee: SEK 2,000

Application for your family: 

  • Adults: SEK 1,500
  • Applicants under the age of 18: SEK 750

For some occupations, special fees are required. These are: artists, au pairs, visiting researchers, athletes and coaches.

  • Application fee: SEK 1,500

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai will charge the application fee in CNY. The application fee is tied to the Swedish Kronor (SEK) and will be revised  according to the exchange rate. 

Fees for residence permits for moving to someone in Sweden

  • Adults: SEK 2,000
  • Applicants under the age of 18: SEK 1,000

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai will charge the application fee in CNY. The application fee is tied to the Swedish Kronor (SEK) and will be revised  according to the exchange rate.

How to pay

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai will charge the application fee in CNY. The Embassy and the Consulate General only accepts payment by bank or credit card. Cash payment can only be accepted when card payment is not possible.

Fee exemptions

Please visit the Swedish Migration Agency´s website for more information.
For Studies
For Work Permits
For moving to someone in Sweden

 

Last updated 18 Feb 2020, 12.09 PM