DIBP Visa Application Charges Will Increase by 1 July 2015

June 20, 2015
DIBP Visa Application Charges Will Increase by 1 July 2015

There will be a 2.3% increase in visa application charges (VAC) for Permanent Migration Skill Stream, Skilled Graduate visa, Temporary Long Stay Business (Subclass 457), Visitor and Student visa which is in line with inflation rate.

Visa application charges for Temporary Resident, Short Term Business and Entertainment visas, Working Holiday visas, Resident Return and Retirement Investor visas, and Contributory Parent visa streams will increase by 5%.

Visa application charges for other Family stream such as Remaining Relative, Carer and Aged Dependent Relative visas, and (non-contributory) Parent visa streams will increase by 10%.

There will be 50% increase for the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) stream in the permanent migration skill stream category where the VAC is considered a very small portion of the minimum $5 million of investments required under the visa regulation.

Source:  DIBP Publication