Best way to get BTC from a BIP-38 paper wallet into an exchange?Best way to get BTC from a BIP-38 paper wallet into an exchange? r/btc BCH BSV BTC

I've two alternatives - sweep or import.

Can I sweep a BIP-38 paper wallet into an exchange's address? If so, I'd pay a transaction fee, right?

Would importing (not sweeping) that wallet into the exchange's address avoid a transaction fee? Is this possible?

And, its a wallet created pre- the BTC/BCH fork so has BTC, ...