Fees and charges for visas

If you pay for your visa application by credit card, a surcharge will apply. The current surcharge rates are:

  • Visa and MasterCard* - 1.08%
  • American Express and JCB - 1.99%
  • Diners Club International - 2.91%

* The surcharge will also apply to debit cards when making payments online.

The cost of visas changes from time to time. The cost of your visa is dependent on the date we receive your application. If there is a price increase between the date you lodge your application and the date we receive your application, you will need to pay the new application charge.

The visa application charge is the amount of money in Australian dollars (AUD) that must be paid for a visa application. In some cases the visa application charge is nil.

Visa pricing estimator

Estimate the cost of your visa by using our pricing ​estimator.

Current visa pricing table

To help you work out the price of your visa, the Visa Pricing Table is divided into categories that correspond with what you plan to do in Australia. The categories defined in the Visa Pricing Table are visit, study, work, live, other and repealed or closed visas.

You can print the current pricing table from this page.

Visit

Tourist and business visitor

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Visitor (Subclass 600) – all streams 1a
1b
$130 N/A N/A* N/A*
Electronic Travel Authority (Subclass 601) 1c nil N/A N/A* N/A*
eVisitor (Subclass 651) - nil N/A N/A* N/A*
Special Program (Subclass 416) - $365 N/A $365 $90
Tourist visa (Subclass 676) 1d
1b
$115 N/A $115 $30

1a Visitor visa (subclass 600) has four streams. See Visitor visa (subclass 600) for specific information on how to apply.

1b For an applicant who applies in the course of acting as a representative of a foreign government and provides the department with supporting evidence, the visa application charge is nil.

1c All Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) applications processed over the internet are subject to a service charge. For more information see 'Australian Electronic Travel Authority'.

1d The Tourist visa (subclass 676) is only available as an internet application for agents to apply on behalf of applicants from India, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18 Subsequent temporary application charge
Visitor (Subclass 600) – Tourist stream only 1e
1f
$335 N/A N/A* N/A* $700
Special Program (Subclass 416) 1e $365 N/A $365 $90 $700

1e The subsequent temporary application charge may be payable if you are in Australia when making the visa application.

1f For an applicant who applies in the course of acting as a representative of a foreign government and provides the department with supporting evidence, the visa application charge is nil.

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Working holiday

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Working Holiday visa (Subclass 417) 2a $420 $80 N/A* N/A*
Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462) - $420 N/A N/A* N/A*

2a You may be exempt from paying the non-internet application charge ​under certain circumstances.

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18 Subsequent temporary application charge
Working Holiday visa (Subclass 417) 2b $420 $80 N/A* N/A* N/A
Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462) 2c $420 N/A N/A* N/A* $700

2b You may be exempt from paying the non-internet application charge under certain circumstances.

2c The subsequent temporary application charge may be payable if you are in Australia when making the visa application.

N/A* Means that additional applicants not eligible for this visa.

Retirement

Applicant in Australia or outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Investor Retirement (Subclass 405) 3a $325 N/A $165 $80
Retirement (Subclass 410) 3b $365 N/A $185 $90

3a The Investor Retirement (subclass 405) visa second instalment of $12 990 is payable per applicant, before the visa is granted.

3b The Retirement (subclass 410) visa is not available to new or first-time visa applicants other than partners of existing or former Retirement visa holders.

Medical treatment

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Medical Treatment (Subclass 602) 4a nil N/A nil nil

4a For the Medical Treatment (subclass 602) visa, only people included in the passport of another person may combine their application with that person.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18 Subsequent temporary application charge
Medical Treatment (Subclass 602) 4b
4c
$280 N/A $140 $70 N/A
Medical Treatment (Subclass 602)
foreign government representative
4d nil N/A nil nil N/A

4b For the Medical Treatment (subclass 602) visa, only people included in the passport of another person may combine their application with that person.

4c The Medical Treatment (subclass 602) visa applied for in Australia counts toward subsequent temporary application charge.

4d An applicant who applies in the course of acting as a representative for a foreign government.

Transiting through Australia

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non- internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Transit visa (Subclass 771) 5a nil N/A N/A* N/A*

5a If you intend to stopover in Australia longer than 72 hours you will not be eligible for a transit visa, and should obtain another type of visa.

N/A*Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Study

Student visas

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Independent ELICOS Sector (Subclass 570) 6a $535 N/A $405 $135
Schools Sector (Subclass 571) 6a $535 N/A $405 $135
Vocational Education & Training (Subclass 572) 6a $535 N/A $405 $135
Higher Education Sector (Subclass 573) 6a $535 N/A $405 $135
Post-Graduate Research Sector (Subclass 574) 6a $535 N/A nil nil
Non-Award Sector (Subclass 575) 6a $535 N/A $405 $135
Foreign Affairs or Defence Sector (Subclass 576)

6a
6b

nil N/A nil nil
Student Guardian (Subclass 580) 6a $535 N/A N/A* $135

6a Students applying for courses approved under a scholarship scheme or training programme funded by the Australian Government or a state/territory government or under an agreement to which the Australian Government is a party might have a nil visa application charge.

6b While in the majority of cases the visa application charge for subclass 576 is nil, in certain rare circumstances, a secondary applicant may be required to pay a visa application charge.

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional Applicant Charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18 Subsequent temporary application charge
Independent ELICOS Sector (Subclass 570) 6d
6g
$535 N/A $405 $135 $700
Schools Sector (Subclass 571) 6d
6g
$535 N/A $405 $135 $700
Vocational Education & Training (Subclass 572) 6d
6g
$535 N/A $405 $135 $700
Higher Education Sector (Subclass 573) 6d
6g
$535 N/A $405 $135 $700
Post-Graduate Research Sector (Subclass 574) 6d $535 N/A nil nil nil
Non-Award Sector (Subclass 575) 6d
6g
$535 N/A $405 $135 $700
Foreign Affairs or Defence Sector (Subclass 576) 6c
6d
nil N/A nil nil nil
Student Guardian (Subclass 580) 6d
6g
$535 N/A N/A* $135 $700
Application for a new Student visa due to education provider default 6e nil N/A nil nil nil
Application for a student visa with permission to work (Subclass 570, 571, 572, 573, 575, 576) 6d
6f
$75 N/A $55 $20 N/A
Application for a student visa
with permission to work (Subclass 574)
6d
6f
$75 N/A nil nil N/A

 

6c While in the majority of cases the visa application charge for subclass 576 is nil, in certain rare circumstances, a secondary applicant may be required to pay a visa application charge.

6d Students applying for courses approved under a scholarship scheme or training programme funded by the Australian Government or a state/territory government or under an agreement to which the Australian Government is a party might have a nil visa application charge.

6e 'Education provider default' is where a previous education provider's approval to deliver previous courses is removed.
See: Education Provider's Approval to Deliver Courses is Removed.

6f This option may be available to you, if you were granted a student visa before 26 April 2008 and have not yet applied for Permission to Work and now want to apply for Permission to Work.

6g The subsequent temporary application charge may be payable if you are in Australia when making the visa application.
The Subsequent temporary application charge may not be payable if you currently hold or recently held a visa granted because of an education provider default.

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Training and research

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Occupational Trainee stream (Subclass 402) - $360 N/A $180 $90
Research stream (Subclass 402) - $360 N/A $180 $90
Professional Development stream (Subclass 402) - $360 N/A N/A* N/A*

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18 Subsequent temporary application charge
Occupational Trainee stream (Subclass 402) 7a $360 N/A $180 $90 $700
Research stream (Subclass 402) 7a $360 N/A $180 $90 $700

7a The subsequent temporary application charge may be payable if you are in Australia when making the visa application.

Training and research sponsorship and nomination fees

Sponsorship

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Type of application Fee
Training and Research Sponsorship $420
Professional Development Sponsorship $1660
Professional Development Sponsorship made by
Commonwealth agency
nil

Nomination

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Lodgement of applications Fee
Nomination for Training and Research visa
(Subclass 402) (Occupational Trainee position)
Where 1–20 nominations are lodged (per nominated position) $170
Where 21 or more nominations are lodged together $3400

Graduate

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) 8a
8b
$1440 N/A $720 $360

8a The non-internet application charge does not apply to members of family unit making an application to join the visa holder in Australia.

8b Only the members of family unit, wanting to join subclass 485 visa holder in Australia can make an application from outside Australia.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass See Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18 Subsequent temporary application charge
Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) - $1440 $80 $720 $360 N/A

Work

Temporary visas

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity)
(Subclass 400) - all streams
9a $165 N/A $85 $40
Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity)
(Subclass 401) - All streams
- $360 N/A $360 $90
Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity)
(Subclass 401) - Sport stream, Group Discount
9b $3600 N/A $360 $90
Temporary Work (International Relations)
(Subclass 403) - Government Agreement stream
9c $360 N/A nil nil
Temporary Work (International Relations)
(Subclass 403) - Foreign Government Agency stream
9c $360 N/A nil nil
Temporary Work (International Relations)
(Subclass 403) - Domestic Worker stream
9c $360 N/A N/A* N/A*
Temporary Work (International Relations)
(Subclass 403) - Privileges and Immunities stream
- nil N/A nil nil
Special Program (Subclass 416)
Seasonal Worker Program
- $365 N/A N/A* N/A*
Temporary Work (Entertainment) (Subclass 420) 9d $360 N/A $360 $90
Temporary Work (Entertainment) (Subclass 420)
Group Discount visa
9e $3600 N/A $360 $90
Temporary Work (Skilled) (Subclass 457) - $1035 N/A $1035 $260

9a Your visa application charge for this visa might be nil if you are:

9b The group discount applies where 11 or more applications from applicants of the one sporting body, who are outside Australia at the time of application, are lodged together. The base application charge is divided by the number of applicants in the sporting body. Members of family unit included in the application are not eligible for the group discount and pay the additional applicant charge.

9c Your visa application charge might be nil if you are:

9d Your visa application charge might be nil if you are outside Australia when you apply and you can show one of the following:

9e The group discount applies where 11 or more applications from applicants who are outside Australia at the time of application are lodged together. The base application charge is divided by the number of applicants in the entertainment body. Members of family unit included in the application are not eligible for the group discount and pay the additional applicant charge.

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18 Subsequent temporary application charge
Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity)
(Subclass 401) - All streams
9f $360 N/A $360 $90 $700
Temporary Work (International Relations)
(Subclass 403) - Government Agreement stream
9g $360 N/A nil nil N/A
Temporary Work (International Relations)
(Subclass 403) - Foreign Government Agency stream
9g $360 N/A nil nil N/A
Temporary Work (International Relations)
(Subclass 403) - Domestic Worker stream
9g $360 N/A N/A* N/A* N/A
Temporary Work (International Relations)
(Subclass 403) - Privileges and Immunities stream
- nil N/A nil nil N/A
Temporary Work (Entertain-
ment) (Subclass 420)
9f $360 N/A $360 $90 $700
Temporary Work (Skilled) (Subclass 457) 9f $1035 N/A $1035 $260 $700

9f The subsequent temporary application charge may be payable if you are in Australia when making the visa application.

9g Your visa application charge might be nil if you are:

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Temporary work sponsorship and nomination fees

Sponsorship

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Type of application Fee
Long Stay Activity sponsorship (Subclass 401) $420
Entertainment sponsorship (Subclass 420) $420
Special Program sponsorship (Subclass 416) $420
Temporary Work (Skilled) (Subclass 457) $420

Nomination

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Lodgement of applications Fee
Nomination for Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity) visa (Subclass 401) Where 1–20 nominations are lodged
(per nominated position)
$170
Where 21 or more nominations are lodged together $3400
Nomination for Temporary Work (Entertainment) visa (Subclass 420) Where 1–20 nominations are lodged (per nominated position) $170
Where 21 or more nominations are lodged together $3400
Where the nominated position relates to an entertainer, or a person supporting an entertainer, who is performing in one or more engagements that are for non-profit purposes nil
Where the organisation identified in the nomination is funded wholly or in part by the Australian Government and has the approval of the Secretary of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection nil
Nomination for Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (Subclass 457) $330

Sea crew

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Maritime Crew (Subclass 988) 10a nil N/A N/A* N/A*
Superyacht Crew (Subclass 488) - nil N/A N/A* N/A*

10a The maritime crew visa is usually available to crew of non-military ships and is generally not valid for air travel to Australia.

N/A*Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18 Subsequent temporary application charge
Superyacht Crew (Subclass 488) - nil N/A N/A* N/A* N/A

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Employer sponsored migration

Applicant in or outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 186) 11a
11b
$3520 N/A $1760 $880
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme
(Subclass 187)
11a
11b
$3520 N/A $1760 $880

11a For applicants who have turned 18 at the time of application and who are assessed as not having functional English the second instalment is:

11b An applicant nominated as a Minister of Religion by a religious institution or an applicant applying as a member of the family unit of an applicant nominated as a Minister of Religion by a religious institution is eligible to pay no second instalment of the visa application charge.

Employer nomination fees

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) (subclass 186) and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) (subclass 187) Position in a designated regional area
(See note 11c)
Position not in a designated regional area Related costs
Direct Entry stream ENS
$540
$540 Where applicable, Regional Certifying Body assessment costs
(see note 11d)
Direct Entry stream RSMS
nil
(see note 11d)
$540 Where applicable, Regional Certifying Body assessment costs
(see note 11d)
Temporary Residence Transition stream nil $540 -
Agreement stream nil nil -

11c All of Australia is a designated regional area with the exception of the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Wollongong and Melbourne.

11d Employers who want to sponsor workers through the RSMS Direct Entry stream may have to pay a charge to seek advice from a Regional Certifying Body (RCB) for a nominated position in their business. You should contact the relevant RCB for more information.

General skilled migration

Applicant in or outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Skilled - Independent (Subclass 189) 12a $3520 N/A $1760 $880
Skilled - Nominated (Subclass 190) 12a $3520 N/A $1760 $880
Skilled - Recognised Graduate (Subclass 476) visa 12b $360 $80 $180 $90
Skilled - Regional Sponsored (Provisional)
(Subclass 489) - invited pathway
12d $3520 N/A $1760 $880
Skilled - Regional Sponsored (Provisional)
(Subclass 489) - extended stay pathway
12c
12d
$320 N/A $160 $80
Skilled - Regional (Subclass 887) 12e
12f
$370 N/A $185 $95

12a For applicants who have turned 18 at the time of application and who are assessed as not having functional English the second instalment is $4885. For any other applicant, the second instalment is nil.

12b The non-Internet application charge does not apply to members of family unit making an application to join the visa holder in Australia.

12c This visa is for applicants who are the holder of:

12d For applicants who have turned 18 at the time of application and who are assessed as not having functional English and who have not paid a second instalment of the visa application charge in relation to an application for a visa mentioned in Note 12b, the second instalment is: $4890. For any other applicant, the second instalment is nil.

12e For applicants who have turned 18 at the time of application and who are assessed as not having functional English and who have not paid a second instalment of the visa application charge in relation to an application for a visa mentioned in Note 12e, the second instalment is: $4890. For any other applicant, the second instalment is nil.

12f This visa is for applicants who are the holder of:

Business skills migration

Applicant in or outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Business Talent (Subclass 132) 13a $6830 N/A $3415 $1710
Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) (Subclass 188) 13b $4675 N/A $2340 $1170
Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional)- (Subclass 188) – Business Innovation Extension and significant investor extension streams 13b
13c
$575 N/A $290 $145
Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) (Subclass 888) 13d $2255 N/A $1130 $565
Business Owner (Subclass 890) 13e $2180 N/A $1090 $545
Investor (Subclass 891) 13e $2180 N/A $1090 $545
State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner (Subclass 892) 13e $2180 N/A $1090 $545
State/Territory Sponsored Investor
(Subclass 893)
13e $2180 N/A $1090 $545

13a For applicants who have turned 18 at the time of application and who are assessed as not having functional English the second instalment is:

13b For applicants who have turned 18 at the time of application and who are assessed as not having functional English the second instalment is:

This is provided that the applicant has not paid a second instalment of the visa application charge in relation to an application for a subclass 188 (Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional)) visa.

13c This visa is for existing holders of Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) – (subclass 188) visas.

13d The second instalment of $4890 is for an applicant who:

13e The second instalment of $4890 is for an applicant who:

Special migration

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Distinguished Talent (Subclass 124) 14a $2410 N/A $1205 $605
Distinguished Talent (Subclass 858) 14b $3575 N/A $1790 $895

14a The second instalment - in the case of each applicant who was 18 years or more at time of application and is assessed as not having functional English: $4890. For any other applicant the second instalment is nil.

14b The second i`nstalment - in the case of each applicant who was 18 years or more at time of application and is assessed as not having functional English: $4890. For any other applicant the second instalment is nil.

Live

Special migration

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Special eligibility Former resident (Subclass 151) 15a $2370 N/A $1185 $595

15a The second instalment in the case of each applicant who was 18 years or more at time of application and is assessed as not having functional English: $4890. For any other applicant the second instalment is nil.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Special eligibility Former resident (Subclass 151) 15b $3520 N/A $1760 $880

15b The second instalment: In the case of each applicant who was 18 years or more at time of application and is assessed as not having functional English: $4890. For any other applicant the second instalment is nil.

Retirement

Applicant in or outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Investor Retirement
(Subclass 405)
15c $325 N/A $165 $80
Retirement
(Subclass 410)
15d $365 N/A $185 $90

15c The Investor Retirement (Subclass 405) visa second instalment of $12 990 is payable per applicant, before the visa is granted.

15d The Retirement (Subclass 410) visa is not available to new or first-time visa applicants other than partners of existing or former Retirement visa holders.

Returning residents

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Resident Return visa (RRV)
(Subclass 155 and 157)
16a
16b
$345 $80 N/A* N/A*
Australian Declaratory visa (zz 998) Adult 16c $240
N/A N/A* N/A*
Australian Declaratory visa (zz 998) Child 16c $185 N/A N/A* N/A*

16a Applications cannot be combined for the Resident Return visa (RRV).

16b You may be exempt from paying the non-internet application charge under certain circumstances.
See: Visa Application Charges – Exemptions

16c GST is included in this charge.

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Resident Return visa (RRV)
(Subclass 155 and 157)
16d
16e
$345 $80 N/A* N/A*
Australian Declaratory visa (zz 998) Adult 16f $185
N/A N/A* N/A*
Australian Declaratory visa (zz 998) Child 16f $120 N/A N/A* N/A*

16d Each applicant must apply in their own right for the Resident Return visa (RRV).

16e You may be exempt from paying the non-internet application charge under certain circumstances.
See: Visa Application Charges – Exemptions

16f GST is included in this charge.

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

New Zealand residents

Applicant in or outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship (Temporary) (Subclass 461) - $325 N/A $165 $80
Special Category (Temporary) (Subclass 444) - nil N/A N/A* N/A*

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Partner migration

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Partner (Subclass 309/100) 17a $3085 N/A $1545 $770
Prospective Marriage (Subclass 300) - $3085 N/A $1545 $770

17a People who apply for a Partner visa and who hold a Dependent Child visa (subclass 445) are eligible for a nil visa application charge.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Partner (Subclass 820/801) 17b $4575 N/A $2290 $1145
Partner (Subclass 820/801) visa application by Prospective Marriage (Subclass 300) visa holder - $1145 N/A $575 $285
Partner (Subclass 820/801) visa application by:
  • former Prospective Marriage (Subclass 300) visa holder or the equivalent which existed under the 1989 or 1993 Migration Regulations and
  • person who entered Australia before 19 December 1989, was engaged to an Australian citizen or permanent resident at that time and subsequently married that person.
17b $1450 N/A $725 $365
Partner (Subclass 820/801) visa application by a spouse with transitional Extended Eligibility Temporary Visa (EETV) 17b $410 N/A $205 $105

17b People who apply for a Partner visa and who hold a Dependent Child visa (subclass 445) are eligible for a nil visa application charge.

Child migration

From 1 July 2013, siblings who apply for these visas will normally need to lodge separate application forms and each pay a base application charge. In other words, each sibling will lodge an application and pay a base application charge in their own right. If any of the siblings has eligible members of their own family unit (such as dependent children or dependent siblings) they include in their application, then these family members will be required to pay the applicable additional applicant charge.

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Child (Subclass 101) 18a $2370 N/A $1185 $595
Adoption (Subclass 102) 18a $2370 N/A $1185 $595
Orphan relative (Subclass 117) 18a $1450 N/A $725 $365
Dependent Child (Subclass 445) 18a
18b
$2370 N/A $1185 $595

18a 'Additional Applicant' refers to an eligible member of the applicant's family unit. 'Additional Applicant' does not refer to a sibling of the applicant, unless that sibling is a dependent of the applicant.

18b People who apply for a Partner visa and who hold a Dependent Child visa (subclass 445) are eligible for a nil visa application charge for the Partner visa.

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Child (Subclass 802) 18c $3520 N/A $1760 $880
Child (Subclass 802)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 18b
18c
18d
nil N/A nil nil
Orphan relative (Subclass 837) 18c $1450 N/A $725 $365
Orphan relative (Subclass 837)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 18b
18c
18d
nil N/A nil nil
Dependent Child (Subclass 445) 18c
18e
$2370 N/A $1185 $595

18c Additional Applicant refers to an eligible member of the applicant's family unit. 'Additional Applicant' does not refer to a sibling of the applicant, unless that sibling is a dependent of the applicant.

18d For an applicant whose parent has been granted a permanent visa, and who was included in:

18e People who apply for a Partner visa and who hold a Dependent Child visa (subclass 445) are eligible for a nil visa application charge for the Partner visa.

Parent migration

Other costs (such as Assurance of Support bond)

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Parent (Migrant)(Subclass 103) 19a $2370 N/A $1185 $595
Aged Parent (Residence) (Subclass 804) 19a $3520 N/A $1760 $880
Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Subclass 143)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 19b
19b
19j
$325 N/A $165 $80
Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Subclass 143)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 19c
19c
19j
$2370 N/A $1185 $595
Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Subclass 143)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 19d
19d
19j
nil N/A nil nil
Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Subclass 143)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 19d2
19d2
19j
$3520 N/A $1185 $595
Contributory Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 173) 19k
$2370 N/A $1185 $595
Contributory Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 173)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 19e
19e
19k
nil N/A nil nil
Contributory Aged Parent (Residence)
(Subclass 864)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 19f
19f
19l
nil N/A nil nil
Contributory Aged Parent (Residence)
(Subclass 864)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 19g
19g
19l
$325 N/A $165 $80
Contributory Aged Parent (Residence)
(Subclass 864)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 19h
19h
19l
$3520 N/A $1760 $880
Contributory Aged Parent (Residence)
(Subclass 864)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 19h2
19h2
19l
$3520 N/A $1760 $880
Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)
(Subclass 884)
19m $3520 N/A $1760 $880
Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)
(Subclass 884)
Applicant meets conditions defined in Note 19i
19i
19m
nil N/A N/A N/A

19a The second instalment – for each person included on the application is $2065.

19b This visa is for:

19c This visa is for:

19d This visa is for:

19d2 This visa is for any other applicant who does not meet the conditions in notes 19b, 19c and 19d above.

19e This visa is for:

19f This visa is for:

19g This visa is for:

19h This visa is for:

19h2 This visa is for any other applicant who does not meet conditions in notes 19f, 19g and 19h above.

19i This visa is for:

19j The second instalment (payable before grant of visa):

19k The second instalment (payable before grant of visa):

19l The second instalment (payable before grant of visa):

19m The second instalment (payable before grant of visa):

Other family migration

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Aged Dependent Relative (Subclass 114) 20a $2370 N/A $1185 $595
Remaining Relative (Subclass 115) 20a $2370 N/A $1185 $595
Carer (Subclass 116) 20a
20b
$1450 N/A $725 $365
Aged Dependent Relative (Subclass 838) 20a $3520 N/A $1760 $880
Remaining Relative (Subclass 835) 20a $3520 N/A $1760 $880
Carer (Subclass 836) 20a
20b
$1450 N/A $725 $365

20a The second instalment – for each person included on the application is $2065.

20b In the case of an applicant who is a carer; and in relation to whom the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection has determined that the second instalment of the visa application charge should not be paid because the Minister is satisfied that payment of the instalment has caused, or is likely to cause, severe financial hardship to the applicant or to the person of whom the applicant is a carer, the second instalment is nil.

Other

Border/Diplomatic visas

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Border (Subclass 773) - nil N/A N/A* N/A*
Diplomatic (Subclass 995) - nil N/A N/A* N/A*

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Confirmatory visa

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Confirmatory (Residence) (Subclass 808) 22b nil N/A N/A* N/A*
Confirmatory (Residence) (Subclass 808)
Previous holder of subclass 773 visa
22a
22b
$275 N/A $140 $70

22a The applicant was granted Border (subclass 773) on last arriving in Australia.

22b If you hold Emergency (Permanent Visa Applicant) (subclass 302) visa, you will be advised if a second instalment of the visa application charge is payable.

N/A* Means that additional applicants are not eligible for this visa.

Bridging visas

Applicant in Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Bridging visas A, C, D, E, F - nil N/A nil nil
Bridging visa B - $140 N/A nil nil

Humanitarian program applications

Applicant outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Refugee and Humanitarian visa (class XB - 200, 201, 202, 203, 204)
applications made under the offshore component of the Humanitarian Program
- nil N/A nil nil


Refugee and Humanitarian visa applications made under the Community Proposal Pilot in the offshore component of the Humanitarian Program

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Refugee and Humanitarian visa (class XB - 200, 201, 202, 203, 204) 24a $2680 N/A nil nil

24a The second instalment payable before the visa is granted:

Protection visa applications

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Protection visas lodged in Australia - $35 N/A nil nil
Protection visas lodged in Australia by applicants who are in immigration detention but not immigration cleared - nil N/A nil nil

Certificates of status

All fees and charges are in Australian dollars and include Goods and Services Tax (GST) if paying outside Australia. The following table lists the charges for Certificates of Status.

Type of certificate Charge
Certificate of Evidence of Residence Status $100
Certificate of status - New Zealand Citizen in Australia
Application for certificate evidencing residence status in Australia as at 26 February 2001
$55
Verification of status - Superannuation contributions
Verification of immigration status of former temporary residents for refund of superannuation contributions
$55

Repealed or closed visas

Adding applicants to undecided visa applications

The following visas are closed to new primary applicants. Eligible secondary applicants can be added to lodged but yet undecided visa applications.

The table below shows the relevant charges that will be payable, when an additional applicant is being added to a lodged but as yet undecided visa application.

Applicant in or outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme
(Subclass 857)
- N/A N/A $1555 $775
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme - Extension
(Subclass 857)
- N/A N/A $140 $70
Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 121) - N/A N/A $1050 $525
Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 856) - N/A N/A $1555 $775
Employer Nomination Scheme - Extension
(Subclass 856)
- N/A N/A $140 $70
Business Owner Subclass 160) - N/A N/A $2340 $1170
Investor (Subclass 162) - N/A N/A $2340 $1170
State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner
(Subclass 163)
- N/A N/A $2340 $1170
State/Territory Sponsored Senior Executive
(Subclass 164)
- N/A N/A $2340 $1170
Business Skills (Provisional) (Class UR)
(Subclass 165)
- N/A N/A $2340 $1170
Established Business In Australia (Subclass 845) - N/A N/A $3015 $1510
Skilled independent - permanent (Subclass 175) - N/A N/A $1530 $765
Skilled sponsored – permanent (Subclass 176) - N/A N/A $1530 $765
Skilled Regional Sponsored (Subclass 475) - N/A N/A $1530 $765
Skilled Regional Sponsored
(Subclass 487)
- N/A N/A $1530 $765
Skilled Regional Sponsored - Extension
(Subclass 487)
Za N/A N/A $140 $70
Skilled – Independent Regional (Subclass 495) - N/A N/A $1290 $645
Skilled – Independent Regional – Extension
(Subclass 495)
- N/A N/A $120 $60
Skilled – Independent Regional (Subclass 496) - N/A N/A $1480 $740
Skilled – Independent Regional – Extension
(Subclass 496)
- N/A N/A $135 $70
Labour Agreement (Subclass 855) - N/A N/A $1555 $775
Skilled – Australian-sponsored Overseas Student (Subclass 881) - N/A N/A $1290 $645
Skilled – Designated Area-sponsored Overseas Student (Subclass 882) - N/A N/A $1290 $645

Za An applicant who seeks to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a subclass 487 (Skilled — Regional Sponsored) visa, and who holds one of the following:

Visa applications for family members

Eligible applicants wanting to join a member of the family unit who is a visa holder in Australia are able to make an application in their own right. They are required to pay the base application charge (if applicable) and additional applicant charge (if applicable) for any eligible additional applicants.

The table below shows the relevant charges that will be payable when making an application.

Applicant in or outside Australia

All charges shown below are in Australian Dollars.

Visa subclass Note Base application charge Non-internet application charge Additional applicant charge
18 and over
Additional applicant charge under 18
Business Owner (Subclass 160) Zb $4675 N/A $2340 $1170
Senior Executive (Subclass 161) Zb $4675 N/A $2340 $1170
Investor (Subclass 162) Zb $4675 N/A $2340 $1170
State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner
(Subclass 163)
Zb $4675 N/A $2340 $1170
State/Territory Sponsored Senior Executive
(Subclass 164)
Zb $4675 N/A $2340 $1170
Business Skills (Provisional) (Class UR)
(Subclass 165)
Zb $4675 N/A $2340 $1170

Zb The second instalment:

Previous visa pricing table

If you cannot locate your visa, you should check additional information contained in the Repealed or closed visas. If you need further information on our old fees and charges, use previous versions of visa pricing table and form 990i.

Visa evidence charge (VEC)

The Australian Government does not require you to have a visa label in your passport to travel to, enter or remain in Australia. For more information on Australia's label free policy see Visa Labels.

It is Australian Government policy to charge for visa labels. The charge for a visa label is AUD150.

You can request and pay for a visa label if you have a current Australian visa.

For more information refer to Form 1405​ - Visa label request and payment (253KB PDF).

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Last reviewed

Tuesday 25 November 2014