2019 Federal Budget Announcement: Visa Application Fees to Increase

Earlier this year the Federal Budget announced that the Visa Application Charges (VACs) for all visa subclasses, except the visitor (subclass 600) visa, would be increased at a rate of 5.4%. However effective from 1 July 2019, we observed that the increase was higher than 7%.

The table below lists current vs updated new VACs for pertinent visa applications:

VAC Fees table increases


If you would like to find out more about your visa options or the VAC fee increase please do not hesitate to contact us for a consultation.