Do you know about the visa fee increase in Australia?


From 1st July 2019, Australia is all set to increase its visa application fee. A 5.4% increase in the visa application fee has been announced by the Dept. of Immigration.

The visa fee increase will affect all visa subclasses. However, the visa fee for the Visitor Visa would remain the same.

Here are some of the common visa subclasses and their fee:

Visa Type

Current Fee Fee increased to (from 1st July) Increment in fee

Business Migration-Entrepreneur

$3,755 $3,958


Business Migration-Significant Investment

$7,310 $7,705



$3,755 $3,958



$1,175 $1,238



$2,455 $2,587


Graduate Temporary Subclass 485

$1,535 $1,618


Student Visa

$575 $606


Partner Visa

$7,160 $7,547


General Skilled Migration

$3,755 $3,958


Contributory Parent-1st instalment

$340 to $3,855 $358 to $4,063

$18 to $208


There will be no increase to the second instalment of the Contributory Parent Visa. This news brings cheer to all Contributory Parent Visa applicants. The second instalment fee currently is $43,600 per person, as quoted by SBS News.

All applications which are submitted on or after 1st July 2019 will be subject to the visa increase. Applicants who submit their visa applications before 1st July will be paying the current visa fee.

Y-Axis offers a wide range of visa services and products for aspiring overseas immigrants including General skilled migration – Subclass 189 /190/489 with RMA review, General skilled migration – Subclass 189 /190/489, Work Visa for Australia, and Business Visa for Australia. We work with Registered Migration Agents in Australia.

If you are looking to Visit, Study, Work, Invest or Migrate to Australia, talk to Y-Axis, the World’s No.1 Immigration & Visa Consultant.

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