Australian Visa Fees to Increase in July 2015 | EMSA Australia

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 [email protected]