Government fee increases from 1 July 2019

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 info@themigrationagency.com.au

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