Visa Application Charge Increases do you know?

Department of Immigration Visa application fees are set to increase for a number of visas lodged on or after 1 July.

For many visa types the visa application fees have been increased in line with CPI. Changes for some common visa types are below:

Visa TypeCurrent FeeFrom 1 July 2018% Increase
Student$560$5752.7%
General Skilled Migration$3,670$3,7552.3%
Graduate Temporary Subclass 485$1,500$1,5352.3%
Partner$7,000$7,1602.3%
Parent (Contributory) first instalment$330 to $3,770$340 to $3,8552.3% to 3%
TSS – STSOL$1,150$1,1752.2%
TSS – MLTSSL$2,400$2,4552.2%
ENS/RSMS$3,670$3,7552.3%
Business Migration – Entrepreneur$3,670$3,7552.3%
Business Migration – Significant Investment Visa (SIV)$7,150$7,3102.2%

Applicants for contributory parent visas will be glad to hear that the increase to the application fee is only 3% from 1 July with no increase to the second instalment (currently up to $43,600).

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