Becoming permanent residents in Australia from being temporary visa holders requires obtaining an Australia PR visa. As you understand the process, knowing the expenses involved becomes a part of that knowledge. Let’s learn about the cost of Australia PR visa and the conditions attached to it in 2022.
The cost of visas generally changes from time to time and hence depends on the date you submit your application and the date Australian authorities receive your application. If the authorities receive your application at a date on which the cost of the application has increased, the new application charges will have to be paid by you.
The current cost of Australia PR visa
|Visa subclass||Base application charge||Non-internet application charge||Additional applicant charges 18 and over||Additional applicant charges under 18|
|Subclass 491 – Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa||AUD 4,115||NA||AUD 2,060||AUD 1,030|
|Subclass 189 – Skilled Independent visa – Points-tested stream||AUD 4,115||NA||AUD 2,055||AUD 1,030|
|Subclass 190 – Skilled Nominated visa||AUD 4,115||NA||AUD 2,060||AUD 1,030|
|Subclass 891 – Investor visa||AUD 2,495||NA||AUD 1,245||AUD 625|
|Subclass 891 – Investor visa||AUD 370||NA||AUD 190||AUD 90|
General eligibility to apply for an Australia PR visa
|Age (between 25 and 32 years)||30 points|
|Work Experience outside Australia (between 8 and 10 years)||15 points|
|English proficiency (8 bands)||20 points|
|Work Experience in Australia (between 8 and 10 years)||20 points|
|Skills considered niche, such as Doctorate or Master’s degree by research in Australia||10 points|
|Education (outside Australia) – Doctorate degree||20 points|
|Studies done in a regional area||5 points|
|Professional year in one of Australia’s skilled programs||5 points|
|Accredited in community language||5 points|
|State sponsorship (Subclass 190 visa)||5 points|
|De facto partner or spouse having ‘competent English’ (Don’t have to meet skills requirement or age factor)||5 points|
|Skilled de facto partner or spouse (Age, Skills & English language requirements need to be met)||10 points|
|Subclass 491 visa – Relative or regional sponsorship||15 points|
|Applicants without a de facto partner or spouse or where a spouse is a citizen/permanent resident of Australia citizen||10 points|
You must be under 45 years old while applying to be eligible.
Benefits of Australia PR visa
As a permanent resident in Australia, you can:
- work and study in Australia
- remain in Australia indefinitely
- enroll in the national health scheme of Australia, Medicare
- sponsor relatives who are eligible for an Australia PR visa
- apply for bank loans to purchase property
- apply for Australian citizenship (if eligible)
- attend English language classes for free, offered by the Adult Migrant English Program
- travel to and from Australia for as long as your travel facility allows.
- work in New Zealand
|Know your eligibility for Australia immigration. Use the Australia points calculator.|
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