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

Fee for visa application

Adults: 60 Euro (SAR 260)
Children aged 6 - 12: 35 Euro (SAR 156)

The application fee is tied to the euro and is revised in the event of any major shift in the exchange rate. When applying at the VFS an additional service fee of 130 SAR will be charged.

How to pay

If you are applying at VFS you will pay in cash. If you are applying at the embassy you have to pay in advance. The fee should be paid to Alawwal Bank, in the name of the Swedish Embassy.

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

Please note, the Embassy is not accepting cash.

Fee exemptions

The following 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 Board website. Relatives of Swedish citizens have to pay a fee for visa applications.
    Swedish Migration Board 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

60 Euro (SAR 260)
Children aged 6 - 12: 35 Euro (SAR 156)

Residence permits for a visit
: SAR 480
Children under 18: SAR 240