Australian Visa Charges from 1 July 2013

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The Australian Department of Immigration has announced its new visa pricing arrangements which come into effect on 1 July 2013.

One change involves the change from a single charge at the time of application, to a “charge per applicant” in an individual or combined application.

The visa application charge might be broken into instalments, with one part payable at the time of application, and another before the grant of the visa.

If you lodge and pay the total first instalment charge for your visa application and it is received by us before 1 July 2013, then these new charges will not apply to your application.

The proposed Visa Pricing Table is also available in PDF for printing.
See: Proposed Visa Pricing Table (243KB PDF file)

Some of the New Charges: (All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars (AUD)

Resident Return visa (RRV)

$300 (Subclass 155 and 157) Done Online
$380 (Subclass 155 and 157) Paper Application

Visitor

Applicant outside Australia

$ 115 Visitor (Subclass 600) – all streams
$ 115 Tourist Visa (Subclass 676)
NIL Electronic Travel Authority (Subclass 601)
NIL eVisitor (Subclass 651)

Applicant in Australia

$ 290 Visitor (Subclass 600) – all streams
$ 290 Tourist Visa (Subclass 676)

Working Holiday

Applicant In or Outside Australia

$ 365 Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417) extra $80 for Non Internet applications.
$ 365 Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)

Student Visas

Applicant outside Australia

$ 535 Independent ELICOS Sector (Subclass 570)
$ 405 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 135 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

Applicant in Australia

$ 535 Independent ELICOS Sector (Subclass 570)
$ 405 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 135 Additional Applicant Charge under 18
$ 700 Subsequent Temporary Application Charge

Temporary Visas

Applicant outside Australia

$ 900 Temporary Work (Skilled) (Subclass 457)
$ 900 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 225 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

Applicant in Australia

$ 900 Temporary Work (Skilled) (Subclass 457)
$ 900 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 225 Additional Applicant Charge under 18
$ 700 Subsequent Temporary Application Charge

Employer Sponsored Migration

Applicant in Australia or outside Australia

$3,060 Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 186)
$1,530 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 765 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

$3,060 Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Subclass 187)
$1,530 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 765 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

General Skilled Migration

Applicant in Australia or outside Australia

$3,060 Skilled – Independent (Subclass 189)
$1,530 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 765 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

$3,060 Skilled – Nominated (Subclass 190)
$1,530 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 765 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

$3,060 Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Provisional)(Subclass 489) – First Provisional
$1,530 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 765 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

$ 280 Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (Subclass 489) – Second Provisional
$ 140 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 70 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

Partner Migration

Applicant outside Australia

$2,680 Partner (Subclass 309/100)
$1,340 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 670 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

$2,680 Prospective Marriage (Subclass 300)
$1,340 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 670 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

Applicant in Australia

$3,975 Partner (Subclass 820/801)
$1,990 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 995 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

$ 995 Partner (Subclass 820/801) visa application by Prospective Marriage (Subclass 300) visa holder
$ 500 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 250 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

$ 1,260 Partner (Subclass 820/801) visa application by former Prospective Marriage (Subclass 300) visa holder
$ 630 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 315 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

$ 360 Partner (Subclass 820/801) visa application by a spouse with transitional Extended Eligibility Temporary Visa (EETV)
$ 180 Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over
$ 90 Additional Applicant Charge under 18

All new charges are shown here: http://www.immi.gov.au/allforms/new-visa-charges-1july2013/proposed-visa-pricing-table.htm



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