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You pay a fee for your visa application. The money is not refunded if your application is rejected.

Fee for visa application

Adults: JPY equivalent of 80 Euro Children aged 6 - 12: JPY equivalent of 40 Euro

The application fee is tied to the euro and is to be paid in JPY if you apply to the Embassy in paper form. The fee in JPY is decided by the Embassy based on the exchange rate.

How to pay

If you are applying online, you pay with a credit card or a bank card on the web.

If you are applying directly at the Embassy, you pay preferably by VISA or Mastercard, but cash is also accepted, when you visit there.

The followings pay no fee:

  • Children under six years of age.
  • School pupils, students, research students and accompanying teachers on study or training trips.
  • Third-country researchers travelling for the purpose of pursuing scientific research.
  • Representatives of non-governmental organisations who are aged 25 or under, who take part in seminars, conferences, sports events, cultural events or educational events organised by NGOs.
  • Relatives of citizens of the EU, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Switzerland, if they travel together with them or will be meeting them in connection with the trip. Read more about which individuals are counted as relatives on the Swedish Migration Agency website. Relatives of Swedish citizens have to pay a fee for visa applications. Swedish Migration Agency website

Citizens of countries that have signed visa facilitation agreements with the EU pay a reduced fee or are exempt from payment. This applies to citizens of:

  • Albania
  • Bosnia
  • Georgia
  • Macedonia
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Ukraine

Visits longer than 90 days

D-visa Adults and children: JPY equivalent of 80 EURO

Residence permits for a visit Adults: equivalent of SEK 1000-   Children under 18: equivalent of SEK 500-

Japanese citizens are exempted from the application fees.