Increase in Visa application fees

In April the Immigration Department announced a 5.4% increase in lodgement fees for almost all applications filed on or after 1 July 2019 (SC600 visitor visas are not affected).

Visa Application
Visa Application

(Updated July 2019) Fees increased with standard CPI rates and an additional 5.4%, leading to some general visa fees as follows:

Visa-TypeCurrent-FeeFrom 1 July,2019Increase
Student$575$620$45
General Skilled Migration$3,755$4,045$290
Graduate Temporary Subclass 485$1,535$1,650$115
Partner$7,160$7,715$555
Parent (Contributory) first instalment$340 to $3,855$365 to $4,155$25 to $300
TSS – STSOL$1,175$1,265$90
TSS – MLTSSL$2,455$2,645$190
ENS/RSMS$3,755$4,045$290
Business Migration-Entrepreneur$3,755$4,045$290
Business Migration-Significant Investment Visa (SIV)$7,310$7,880$570

Applicants for contributory parent visas will be happy to hear that there will be no increase in the second visa application fee (currently $ 43,600 per person).

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