14/05/15 - Visa application charge increases from the 1 July 2015
The Australian Department of Immigration has recently announced that from the following 1st of July of 2015 the visa application charge will be increased.
While relatively minor changes have been made to many VACs in line with inflation or where sustained volume is expected, significant increases have been made for the Significant Investor Visa subclasses and also for offshore Partner visas.
VAC increases include:
- 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.
Team Uvision Australia