Visa Application Fee increases
The Department of Immigration has announced a planned 5.4% increase to lodgement fees for almost all applications lodged on or after 1 July 2019.
Approximate fees based on the increase for some common visa types are below:
|Visa Type||Current Fee||From 1 July 2019||Approx. Increase|
|Subclass 482 TSS visa – STSOL||$1,175||$1,238||$63|
|Subclass 482 TSS visa – MLTSSL||$2,455||$2,587||$132|
|Subclass 186 ENS/ Subclass 187 RSMS||$3,755||$3,958||$203|
|General Skilled Migration||$3,755||$3,958||$203|
|Subclass 802 / 300 Partner||$7,160||$7,547||$387|
|Business Innovation and Investor Visas||$3,755||$3,958||$203|
|Significant Investment Visa (SIV)||$7,310||$7,705||$395|
We recommend that applicants submit any pending applications before the end of June 2019 (where possible) in order to avoid not only the fee increases but also to avoid the potential rush of applicants submitting applications at this time.
There is still time to prepare and submit most types of visa applications before these changes take effect, so please contact us for assistance you’re your application. For assistance please contact our immigration specialists on email@example.com