There is a fee for a residence permit application. The money is not refunded if your application is rejected.

Fee for residence permits for studies

Adults: SAR 450
Children under 18: SAR 225

Fee for family members

Adults: SAR 450
Children under 18: SAR 225


If you are applying online, you can pay with a credit card or a bank card.

If you are applying on a paper form the fee should be paid before submitting the application to Saudi Hollandi Bank, in the name of Swedish Embassy.

Account no. 037.013.971.011.
Iban No.: SA16 5000 0000 0370 1397 1011
Address: Diplomatic Quarter

A receipt of payment should be submitted with the application.

Please, note that the Embassy is not accepting cash.


Some people are not required to pay for their applications, including the following:

  • Students on scholarships from Sida or another Swedish organisation or international organisation, such as the EU or UNICEF

More about fees and exemptions on the Swedish Migration Board website

Study fees

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.