Australia has designed three main points tested visa categories that offer the permanent residency pathway to the skilled and talented people from overseas. These three main visa categories are:
All the above visa categories fall under the General Skilled Migration (GSM) Program of Australia. These are point tested visa categories, which means to apply for these visas, you need to score enough points on online SkilSelect System of Australia based on age, education, work experience, language skills, etc. factors of your profile.
The first two visas above are permanent residence visas, however, the third one is the temporary visa allocated for 4 years by the Australian government, which you can later convert into PR visa by fulfilling the conditions associated with the same. Find below the visa fee applicable to GSM category visas at the moment.
|Visa subclass||Base application charge||Additional applicant charge||Additional applicant charge under 18|
|18 and over|
|Skilled – Independent (Subclass 189) (Points-Tested) stream||AUD 3,755||AUD 1,875||AUD 940|
|Skilled – Nominated (Subclass 190)||AUD 3,755||AUD 1,875||AUD 940|
|Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (Subclass 489) – invited pathway||AUD 3,755||AUD 1,875||AUD 940|
When you are applying for a permanent residency visa in Australia, apart from the visa fees, there are various other charges you also need to pay during the process. Here are few of these charges involved during the Australia PR process:
The above-mentioned visa fees and other applicable charges are subject to change periodically, hence, to confirm the updated visa fees and charges, you may send your queries to our e-mail email@example.com.