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Australian Visa fees to increase in July 2015



The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced an increased in the visa application charges from 1 July 2015. Significant increases have been made for the Significant Investor Visa subclasses and also for offshore Partner visas.

Key facts about Visa Application Charges

  • 2.3% for GSM, Skilled Graduate, 457, Visitor and Student streams
  • 5% for Temporary Short Term Business, Entertainment, Working Holiday, RRV, Retirement and Contributory Parent streams
  • 10% for Remaining Relative, Carer and Aged Dependent Relative and non contributory Parent visas
  • 50% for Significant Investor visas and Offshore Partner visas. 


In this case, Student visas will cost now $550AUD – before $535AUD; the temporary work (skilled) $1060AUD – before $1035AUD and the Skilled Independent (Permanent) $3600AUD – before $3520AUD.


Download here the complete list with new visa charges from 1, July 2015


If you want to start your process as soon as possible to avoid these new charges, contact us


  1. Post comment

    Dear Sir
    I have just graduated in Mastre – Urban Planning in Dec 2015. Unfortunately the occupation was removed from the SOL (but remained in the CSOL). This has had affected my opportunity to apply for Graduate Visa 485 category.
    I seek your expert advice on the altrnative
    Thank you

  2. Post comment

    hi! i am planning of studying to australia…with my husband…please email me all the details

    i am marketing graduate, nursing graduate
    my husband is 47 years old,registered nurse, accounting graduate

    please send me details

    thank you

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    Hi I am an IT Professional with 9 Yrs exp from India. Currently working in UK. Would like to migrate to Australia along with my family and with Job. Please help me in the ?visa Types and process to migrate along with the pricing details for my quick proceedings. While being in UK can i process for Migration in Australia. Does it going to affect my current Job in UK.

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      Shannon Semenikow

      Dear Kamal

      It’d be better to have an appointment with one of our migration agents, as you might have different options.

      If you are still interested, please send us an email to and we will help you organise everything.

      Thank you!


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