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Fees

Kindly note, on the 05th of every month visa fees will be revised. Embassy request you to check about the new fees before applying for visa.

 
Fee for Schengen visa application
 

The application fee is tied to the euro and will be revised 05th of every month. 

Adults: EUR 80 or NPR 10 368 or INR 6 480 (Revised on 05-03-2020) 

 

Children aged 6 - 12: EUR 40 or NPR 5 184 or INR 3 240 (Revised on 05-03-2020) 

VFS Global charges a service fee EUR 27 (inclusive of Service tax) per application over and above the visa application fee.

How to pay

If you are applying via VFS Global in Kathmandu, you pay the visa fee with a demand draft from Standard Chartered bank in favour of Embassy of Sweden (visa). The demand draft has to be issued in Indian Rupees but can of course be paid in Nepalese rupees. VFS Global's service fee can be paid in cash or demand draft. VFS Global charges a service fee EUR 27 (inclusive of Service Tax) per application over and above the visa application fee. For more information on VFS Global service fee please visit VFS Global website.

If you are applying directly at the Embassy, you can pay visa fees by bank draft, UPI payments or a bank card. Payment made by Bank Draft for visa application fee should be in favour of the “Embassy of Sweden (Visa)”. Bank Draft have to be made for each application. Collective Bank Draft will not be accepted.

Fee Exemptions:

The following pay no fee:

  • Holders of official passport with Note Verbale.
  • 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. Follow link for detail information 'Reduced fee'

Visitor's Permit

Adults: SEK 1 500 or INR 11 400

Children under 18: SEK 750 or INR 5 700

How to pay

You can pay fees by bank draft, UPI payments or a bank card. Payment made by Bank Draft should be in favour of the “Embassy of Sweden (Visa)”. Bank Draft have to be made for each application. Collective Bank Draft will not be accepted.

If you have recieved a visa

Visas are granted for a maximum of 90 days at a time. Only in exceptional cases are applicants granted a visa for a visit of more than 90 days’ duration, but never for longer than a year.

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