Category Archives: Visa Fees

Australian Visa Application Charges increase again 1 September 2013

Yes, DIAC have done it again. Revenue-raising at its best! Partner visas in particular are made up of captive audiences who really have no choice.

Please note that there is NOTHING we can do about this. This affects previous quotes, and it affects existing applications which haven’t been lodged yet and which will be lodged after 1 September 2013.

 

OK, here they are: Continue reading

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New Government Visa Application Charges – 1 July 2013

New visa application charges (VAC) for Australian Visas will be introduced and will come into effect 1st of July. These charges will affect Australian Partner Visa applicants who have children as secondary applicants, ie. they are including dependent children in the application. (Please note that these figures are not “official” until after 1 July, however they come from DIAC themselves)

There are NO increases in the base Visa Application Charge for either Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visas or Subclass 309 Partner Visas (offshore). This charge remains at AUD$2,680.00 Continue reading

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Visa Fees Rise 1st July 2011

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (Australia) puts its fees up every 1st of July. This year they’ve risen quite a lot for Subclass 300 (Prospective Marriage Visa) Fiancee visas and for Subclass 309 (Offshore Temporary Partner) Spouse Visas. Subclass 676 Visitor (Tourist) Visas have only risen slightly.

Down Under Visa’s professional fees have not risen. We remain very reasonable. And our service is unique in that we: Continue reading

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