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URGENT WARNING – DIAC Visa Fee Increases as of 1 September 2013

Visa Fee Australian Visa Prices Increase Australian Money

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship have announced that as of 1 September 2013 visa application charges will be significantly increased. The majority of visa application charges have been increased – the list below is a few examples of the fee changes.

Visa Fee Increases:

  • Partner Visas (subclass 820/801)
  1. Main applicant charge:  from $3975 to $4575
  2. Each additional applicant over 18 years: from $1990 to $2290
  3. Each additional applicant under 18 years: from $995 to $1145
  • Prospective Marriage Visa (subclass 300)
  1. Main applicant charge: from $2680 to $3085
  2. Each additional applicant over 18 years: from $1340 to $1545
  3. Each additional applicant under 18 years: from $670 to $770
  • General Skilled Migration (subclass 189/190)
  1. Main applicant charge: from $3060 to $3520
  2. Each additional applicant over 18 years: from $1530 to $1760
  3. Each additional applicant under 18 years: from $765 to $880
  • ENS/RSMS (subclass 186/187)
  1. Main applicant charge: from $3060 to $3520
  2. Each additional applicant over 18 years: from $1530 to $1760
  3. Each additional applicant under 18 years: from $765 to $880
  • Temporary Work – Skilled Visa (subclass 457)
  1. Main applicant charge: from $900 to $1035
  2. Each additional applicant over 18 years: from $900 to $1035
  3. Each additional applicant under 18 years: from $225 to $260
  • Visitor Visa (subclass 600)
  1. Main applicant charge: from $115 to $130
  • Contributory Parent Visa (subclass 143)
  1. Base applicant charge from $2060 to $2370
  2. Each additional applicant over 18 years: from $1030 to $1185
  3. Dependent child under 18: from $515 to $595
  4. Second Visa Application Charge (per person) from $42 220 to $48 550
  • Contributory Aged Parent (subclass 864)
  1. Base applicant charge from $3060 to $3520
  2. Each additional applicant over 18 years: from $1530 to $1760
  3. Dependent child under 18: from $765 to $880
  4. Second Visa Application Charge (per person) from $42 220 to $48 550

If you would like to know anymore information about the fee increases, please click here.

If you have any concerns in relation to your visa application and the applicable fees, please contact a member of our migration team.

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