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Partner Visa Price Increase 1 Jan 2015 – Backlash?

I’m sure most of our clients know all too well about the revenue-raising increase in the cost of partner visa applications that happened 1 January 2015. Offshore applications, which are 99% of our applications, have gone up from $3,085.00 to $4,630.00, and fees for kids have also risen.

Much as I wish it wasn’t the case, the Government were correct in knowing they had a captive audience. No one is going to give up on their true love. I don’t believe any Filipino/Filipino spouse or fiancee has been dumped because of this. They know that you will find a way, and the Government coffers will increase as a result.


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