You pay a fee for your residence 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 the application fee before visiting the embassy. You can pay the fee at Pasargard bank. The fee is to be paid into account number 224-8100-20202020-1 and the account holder is ‘Swedish Embassy’. You cannot pay the fee for a paper application via Internet.
Some people are not required to pay for their applications, including the following:
You may also be required to pay a fee for your studies. This is decided by each respective university or university college. Contact the school concerned for information.