Australia will increase its visa application fee from 1st July

Australia will increase its visa application fee from 1st July

The Dept. of Immigration of Australia has announced a 5.4% increase in the visa application fee. This increment will be effective from 1st July 2019.

The Dept. has also announced that the Visitor Visa fee would remain unaffected.

Here are some of the common visas and their fee:

Visa Type Current Fee Increased fee (from 1st July 2019) Approximate increase
General Skilled Migration $3,755 $3,958 $203
Student Visa $575 $606 $31
Partner Visa $7,160 $7,547 $387
Graduate Temporary Subclass 485 $1,535 $1,618 $83
TSS-MLTSSL $2,455 $2,587 $132
TSS-STSOL $1,175 $1,238 $63
Contributory Parent-1st installment $340 to $3,855 $358 to $4,063 $18 to $208
ENS/RSMS $3,755 $3,958 $203
Business Migration-Significant Investment $7,310 $7,705 $395
Business Migration-Entrepreneur $3,755 $3,958 $203

For Contributory Parent Visa applicants, there is some good news. There will be no increase to the second instalment of the Visa. The current fee is $43,600 per person, as per SBS News.

The fee increment will be applicable on visa applications that are submitted on or after 1st July 2019. Visa applications which are submitted prior to 1st July will not be affected by the impending visa fee increase.

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If you are looking to Visit, Study, Work, Invest or Migrate to Australia, talk to Y-Axis, the World’s No.1 Immigration & Visa Consultant.

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