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Australia Visa Application Fee Increased

Published on : July 1, 2024

With effect from July 2024, the updated visa application fees will be applicable.

Australia’s Department of Home Affairs has increased the visa application fees for applications submitted on or after July 1, 2024. The hiked fees will be applicable on most of the visa subclasses such as -

  • Australia student visa,
  • General Skilled Migration (GSM) visas,
  • Partner visa,
  • Visitor visa,
  • Business visa, etc.

Australia Visa Fees Increase

Visa type

Before July 1, 2024

After July 1, 2024

AUD

INR (variable)

AUD

INR (variable)

Student visa - subclass 500

$710

39,474.5

$1600

88,956.6

Student (guardian) visa

$710

39,474.5

$1600

88,956.6

Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)

4,640

257,974

$4,765

264,924

Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)

4,640

257,974

$4,765

264,924

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)

4,640

257,974

$4,765

264,924

Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494)

4,640

257,974

$4,765

264,924

Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485)

$1,895

105,358

$1,920

106,748

Partner (Subclass 300, 820/801, 309/100)

$8,850

492,041

$9,095

505,663

Visitor Visa (subclass 600) applying onshore

$475

26,409

$490

27,243

Parent (contributory) first installment

 

No change in second installment

$420 – $4,765

23,351.1 - 264,924

$430 to $4,895

23,907.1 - 4,895

Temporary Skills Shortage (subclass 482) - Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)

$1,455

80,894.9

$1,495

83,118.9

Temporary Skills Shortage (subclass 482) - Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

$3,035

168,740

$3,115

173,187

Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186) visa

$4,640

257,974

$4,770

265,202

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (subclass 187) visa

$4,640

257,974

$4,770

265,202

Business Migration (subclass 188A, 188B)

$9,450

525,400

$9,710

539,856

Significant Investor Visa (SIV) (188C)

$13,860

770,587

$14,240

791,714

Citizenship Application (By Conferral)

$540

30,022.9

$560

31,134.8

 

Among the changes in the Australia visa application fee, the most prominent has been for Australia student visas, with a hike from AUD 710 to AUD 1,600. The fee increase was announced in an official media release on July 1, 2024.

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