Starting 1 July 2015, the Government is introducing a price increase to a few Visa Application Charges. The price increase will be used to fund for improvements to support stronger borders and national security initiatives.
Permanent Migration Stream, Skilled Graduate, Temporary Long Stay Business (Subclass 457), Visitor and Student visa streams. 2.3% increase.
Temporary Resident Short Term Business and Entertainment visas, Working Holiday visas, Resident Return and Retirement Investor visas, and Contributory Parent Visa streams. 5% increase.
Other Family (Remaining Relative, Carer and Aged Dependent Relative) visas, and (non-contributory) Parent visa streams. 10% increase.
Significant Investor Visa (SIV) stream in the permanent migration Skill stream category. 50% increase.
The following are not affected by the VAC price changes: