Migration Amendment (Visa Application Charge and Related Matters) Regulation 2013

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Migration Amendment (Visa Application Charge and Related Matters) Regulation 2013
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 118, 2013
I, Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Administrator of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Migration Act 1958.
Dated 13 June 2013
Marie Bashir
Administrator
By Her Excellency’s Command
Brendan O’Connor
Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
 
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Migration Regulations 1994                                                                                     2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Migration Amendment (Visa Application Charge and Related Matters) Regulation 2013.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on 1 July 2013.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the Migration Act 1958.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
Migration Regulations 1994
1  Regulation 1.03
Insert:
additional applicant charge means the charge explained in subregulation 2.12C(4).
2  Regulation 1.03
Insert:
base application charge means the charge explained in subregulation 2.12C(3).
3  Regulation 1.03
Insert:
non‑Internet application charge means the charge explained in subregulations 2.12C(7) to (9).
4  Regulation 1.03
Insert:
subsequent temporary application charge means the charge explained in subregulations 2.12C(5) and (6).
5  Subregulation 2.07(1)
Repeal the subregulation, substitute:
             (1)  For sections 45 and 46 of the Act (which deal with applications for visas), if an application is required for a particular class of visa:
                     (a)  the relevant item of Schedule 1 sets out the approved form (if any) to be completed by an applicant; and
                     (b)  regulation 2.12C and the relevant item of Schedule 1 set out:
                              (i)  the visa application charge (if any) payable in relation to an application; and
                             (ii)  the components that may be applicable to a particular application for the visa; and
                     (c)  the relevant item of Schedule 1 sets out other matters relating to the application.
6  Paragraph 2.08A(1)(d)
Repeal the paragraph, substitute:
                     (d)  the additional applicant charge (if any) has been paid in relation to the additional applicant; and
                   (da)  at the time when:
                              (i)  the Minister has received the request; and
                             (ii)  the additional applicant charge (if any) has been paid;
                            the additional applicant satisfies the provisions of Schedule 1 that relate to the whereabouts of an applicant at the time of application and apply to a visa of the same class;
7  Subparagraph 2.08A(1)(f)(i)
Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:
                              (i)  is taken to have been made on the later of:
                                        (A)  the Minister receiving the request; and
                                        (B)  the additional applicant charge (if any) being paid; and
8  Paragraph 2.08B(1)(d)
Repeal the paragraph, substitute:
                     (d)  the additional applicant charge (if any) and the subsequent temporary application charge (if any) have been paid in relation to the dependent child; and
                  (daa)  at the time when:
                              (i)  the Minister has received the request; and
                             (ii)  the additional applicant charge (if any) and the subsequent temporary application charge (if any) have been paid in relation to the additional applicant;
                            the dependent child satisfies the provisions of Schedule 1 that relate to the whereabouts of an applicant at the time of application and apply to a visa of the same class;
9  Subparagraph 2.08B(1)(f)(i)
Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:
                              (i)  is taken to have been made on the latest of:
                                        (A)  the Minister receiving the request; and
                                        (B)  the additional applicant charge (if any) being paid; and
                                        (C)  the subsequent temporary application charge (if any) being paid; and
10  Regulation 2.12C
Repeal the regulation, substitute:
2.12C  Amount of visa application charge
             (1)  For subsection 45B(1) of the Act, the visa application charge (if any) in relation to an application for a visa of a class to which an item of Schedule 1 relates is the sum of:
                     (a)  the first instalment (which is payable when the application is made), consisting of the following components:
                              (i)  the base application charge or the additional applicant charge;
                             (ii)  any subsequent temporary application charge;
                            (iii)  any non‑Internet application charge; and
                     (b)  the second instalment (which is payable before the grant of the visa).
Note 1:       The first instalment may include one or more of the components explained in this regulation.
Note 2:       See regulation 5.36 in relation to the countries and currencies in which payment of an instalment of the visa application charge may be made.
             (2)  For the first instalment of visa application charge, the components mentioned in paragraph (1)(a) that are applicable to a particular application for a visa are worked out as follows:
                     (a)  unless paragraph (b), (c) or (d) applies, the components are:
                              (i)  the base application charge; and
                             (ii)  the subsequent temporary application charge (if any); and
                            (iii)  the non‑Internet application charge (if any);
                     (b)  if:
                              (i)  the base application charge for the application is nil; or
                             (ii)  the base application charge for another application, with which the application is combined in a way permitted by Schedule 1, or is sought to be combined in a way permitted by regulation 2.08A or 2.08B, is nil;
                            no other components are applicable;
                     (c)  if:
                              (i)  the application is combined with another application in a way permitted by Schedule 1, or is sought to be combined with another application in a way permitted by regulation 2.08A or 2.08B; and
                             (ii)  the first instalment (if any) of visa application charge (including the base application charge) has been paid for the other application;
                            the components are the additional applicant charge (if any) and the subsequent temporary application charge (if any);
                     (d)  if the application is combined with another application in a way permitted by regulation 2.08 or 2.08AA, no components are applicable.
Base application charge
             (3)  For the first instalment of visa application charge, base application charge is payable by an applicant for a visa if the additional applicant charge is not payable in relation to the application.
Note 1:       Base application charge and additional applicant charge are alternatives. An applicant does not pay both components for the one application.
Note 2:       The amount of base application charge varies according to the visa involved, and is set out in the item of Schedule 1 that applies to the visa.
Additional applicant charge
             (4)  For the first instalment of visa application charge:
                     (a)  if the application is combined with another application in a way permitted by Schedule 1, additional applicant charge is payable by an applicant for a visa; and
                     (b)  if an application is sought to be combined with another application in a way permitted by regulation 2.08A or 2.08B, additional applicant charge is payable by the applicant whose application is being sought to be combined with the other application.
Note 1:       Base application charge and additional applicant charge are alternatives. An applicant does not pay both components for the one application.
Note 2:       The amount of additional applicant charge varies according to the visa involved, and is set out in the item of Schedule 1 that applies to the visa.
Note 3:       For paragraph (b), additional applicant charge must be paid before a person is taken, under regulation 2.08A or 2.08B, to have applied for a visa.
Subsequent temporary application charge
             (5)  Subsequent temporary application charge is payable by an applicant for a visa if:
                     (a)  the visa is specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this paragraph; and
                     (b)  the applicant is in Australia at the time of application; and
                     (c)  the applicant holds, or the last substantive visa held by the applicant was, a visa specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this paragraph (the previous visa); and
                     (d)  the applicant was in Australia at the time of application for the previous visa; and
                     (e)  the previous visa was not granted:
                              (i)  as the result of an application that was taken, under regulation 2.08, to have been made; or
                             (ii)  as the result of an application that was taken to have been made by operation of law; or
                            (iii)  by the Minister exercising his or her power under section 195A, 345, 351, 391, 417, 454 or 501J of the Act; or
                            (iv)  without the applicant making an application (unless the application is taken to be made in a way permitted by regulation 2.08B).
             (6)  The amount of subsequent temporary application charge is $700.
Non‑Internet application charge
             (7)  Non‑Internet application charge is payable by an applicant for a visa if:
                     (a)  the visa is specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this paragraph; and
                     (b)  the application may be made as an Internet application; and
                     (c)  the application is not made as an Internet application; and
                     (d)  the base application charge is payable in relation to the application.
Note:          The base application charge and the additional applicant charge are alternatives. The non‑Internet application charge is payable if the base application charge is payable.
             (8)  However, non‑Internet application charge is not payable by an applicant for a visa in a circumstance specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subregulation.
             (9)  The amount of non‑Internet application charge is $80.
11  Regulation 2.12E
Repeal the regulation.
12  Subregulation 2.19A(3) (table item 12)
Repeal the item.
13  Subregulation 2.19A(3) (table, after item 19)
Insert:
 
19A
Subclass 576 (AusAID or Defence Sector) visa
 
14  Subregulation 2.19A(3) (table item 28)
Repeal the item, substitute:
 
28
A student visa for which the amount of visa application charge was nil on the basis that the requirement in subparagraph 1222(2)(a)(i), (iii), (iv), (v) or (vi) of Schedule 1 was satisfied
 
15  Subregulation 2.19A(4) (table, at the end)
Add:
 
4
Subclass 403 (Temporary Work (International Relations)) visa
 
16  Subitem 1104AA(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$5 940

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$2 970

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$1 485

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) satisfies the primary criteria for the grant of a Subclass 132 (Business Talent) visa
$8 520

2
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) satisfies the secondary criteria for the grant of a Subclass 132 (Business Talent) visa
$4 250

3
Any other applicant
Nil

 
17  Subitem 1104BA(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$1 960

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$980

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$490

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) satisfies the secondary criteria for the grant of a Subclass 888 (Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent)) visa; and
(d) has not paid a second instalment of the visa application charge in relation to an application for a Subclass 188 (Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional)) visa
$4 250

2
Any other applicant
Nil

 
18  Subitem 1104B(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is the holder of a Skilled — Independent Regional (Provisional) (Class UX) visa; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that holder:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$280

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$140

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$70

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$1 895

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$950

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$475

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
 
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) satisfies the secondary criteria for the grant of a visa of a subclass included in Business Skills (Residence) (Class DF); and
(d) is not the holder of a visa of a subclass included in Business Skills (Provisional) (Class UR); and
(e) is not the holder of a Skilled — Independent Regional (Provisional) (Class UX) visa
$4 250

2
Any other applicant
Nil

 
19  Subitem 1108(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who appears to the Minister, on the basis of information contained in the application, to be an orphan relative; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$1 260

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$630

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$315

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 030

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$515

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
20  Subitem 1108A(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who appears to the Minister, on the basis of information contained in the application, to be an orphan relative; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$1 260

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$630

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$315

 
                             (ii)  for an applicant whose parent has been granted a permanent visa, and who was included in:
                                        (A)  the parent’s application for a Group 1.1 (migrant) visa under the Migration (1993) Regulations; or
                                        (B)  the parent’s application for a business (joint venture) visa (code number 122) or a business (general) visa (code number 123) under the Migration (1989) Regulations:
                                   the amount is nil; and
                            (iii)  for an applicant whose application is:
                                        (A)  supported by a letter of support from a State or Territory government welfare authority; or
                                        (B)  combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                            (iv)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
21  After paragraph 1108A(3)(d) of Schedule 1
Insert:
                   (da)  An application must be made:
                              (i)  by posting the application (with the correct pre‑paid postage) to the post office box address or other address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                             (ii)  by having the application delivered by a courier service to the address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                            (iii)  if no address has been specified for subparagraphs (i) and (ii)—by lodging the application at an office of Immigration.
22  Subitem 1111(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who was granted a Subclass 773 (Border) visa on last arriving in Australia; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$240

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$120

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$60

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant, the amount is nil.
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who is the holder of a Subclass 302 (Emergency (Permanent Visa Applicant)) visa
The second instalment of the visa application charge that applied to that visa, less any payment already made towards that instalment

2
Any other applicant
Nil

 
23  Subitem 1112(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 095

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 045

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$525

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English
$4 250

2
Any other applicant
Nil

 
24  Subitem 1113(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 105

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 555

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$775

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English
$4 250

2
Any other applicant
Nil

 
25  Subitem 1114B(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant:
(a) who was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) who is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) who satisfies the primary criteria for the grant of a Subclass 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme) visa; and
(d) to whom item 3 does not apply
$8 520

2
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) who satisfies the secondary criteria for the grant of a Subclass 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme) visa; and
(d) to whom item 3 does not apply
$4 250

3
Applicant who is:
(a) nominated as a Minister of Religion by a religious institution; or
(b) a member of the family unit of an applicant referred to in paragraph (a)
Nil

4
Any other applicant
Nil

 
26  Subitem 1114C(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant:
(a) who was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) who is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) who satisfies the primary criteria for the grant of a Subclass 187 (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) visa; and
(d) to whom item 3 does not apply
$8 520

2
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) who satisfies the secondary criteria for the grant of a Subclass 187 (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) visa; and
(d) to whom item 3 does not apply
$4 250

3
Applicant who is:
(a) nominated as a Minister of Religion by a religious institution; or
(b) a member of the family unit of an applicant referred to in paragraph (a)
Nil

4
Any other applicant
Nil

 
27  Subitem 1118A(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is in Australia at the time of application; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
                             (ii)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is outside Australia at the time of application; and
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 030

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$515

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant:
(a) who was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) who is assessed as not having functional English
$4 250

2
Any other applicant
Nil

 
28  Subitem 1123A(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who appears to the Minister, on the basis of information contained in the application, to be a carer; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$1 260

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$630

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$315

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 030

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$515

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant:
(a) who is a carer; and
(b) in relation to whom the Minister has determined that the second instalment of the visa application charge should not be paid because the Minister is satisfied that payment of the instalment has caused, or is likely to cause, severe financial hardship to the applicant or to the person of whom the applicant is a carer
Nil

2
Any other applicant
$1 795

 
29  Subitem 1123B(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who appears to the Minister, on the basis of information contained in the application, to be a carer; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$1 260

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$630

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$315

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant:
(a) who is a carer; and
(b) in relation to whom the Minister has determined that the second instalment of the visa application charge should not be paid because the Minister is satisfied that payment of the instalment has caused, or is likely to cause, severe financial hardship to the applicant or to the person of whom the applicant is a carer
Nil

2
Any other applicant
$1 795

 
30  After paragraph 1123B(3)(c) of Schedule 1
Insert:
                    (ca)  An application must be made:
                              (i)  by posting the application (with the correct pre‑paid postage) to the post office box address or other address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                             (ii)  by having the application delivered by a courier service to the address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                            (iii)  if no address has been specified for subparagraphs (i) and (ii)—by lodging the application at an office of Immigration.
31  Subitem 1124(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 030

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$515

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is $1 795.
32  Subitem 1124A(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is $1 795.
33  After paragraph 1124A(3)(ba) of Schedule 1
Insert:
                   (bb)  An application must be made:
                              (i)  by posting the application (with the correct pre‑paid postage) to the post office box address or other address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                             (ii)  by having the application delivered by a courier service to the address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                            (iii)  if no address has been specified for subparagraphs (i) and (ii)—by lodging the application at an office of Immigration.
34  Subitem 1124B(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is the holder of a Subclass 445 (Dependent Child) visa; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
                                   the amount is nil; and
                             (ii)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is the holder of a transitional (temporary) visa, granted on the basis that the holder satisfied the criteria for grant of an extended eligibility entry permit under the Migration (1989) Regulations; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$360

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$180

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$90

 
                            (iii)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  is not the holder of a substantive visa; and
                                        (B)  entered Australia before 19 December 1989; and
                                        (C)  at the time of entry, was engaged to be married to a person who was an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident; and
                                        (D)  has subsequently married that person;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$1 260

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$630

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$315

 
                            (iv)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  is not the holder of a substantive visa; and
                                        (B)  entered Australia on or after 19 December 1989 as the holder of a prospective marriage (code number 300) entry permit granted under the Migration (1989) Regulations, or a Class 300 (prospective marriage) entry permit granted under the Migration (1993) Regulations; and
                                        (C)  ceased to hold a substantive visa after marrying the Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident whom the applicant entered Australia to marry;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$1 260

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$630

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$315

 
                             (v)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  is the holder of a Prospective Marriage (Temporary) (Class TO) visa; and
                                        (B)  is married to the person who was specified as the applicant’s intended spouse in the application for that visa; and
                                        (C)  seeks to remain in Australia permanently on the basis of that marriage;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$995

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$500

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$250

 
                            (vi)  In the case of an applicant who:
                                        (A)  is not the holder of a substantive visa; and
                                        (B)  entered Australia as the holder of a Prospective Marriage (Temporary) (Class TO) visa; and
                                        (C)  ceased to hold that visa after marrying the Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen whom the applicant entered Australia to marry; and
                                        (D)  seeks to remain in Australia permanently on the basis of that marriage;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$1 260

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$630

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$315

 
                           (vii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 975

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 990

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$995

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
35  After paragraph 1124B(3)(c) of Schedule 1
Insert:
                    (ca)  An application must be made:
                              (i)  by posting the application (with the correct pre‑paid postage) to the post office box address or other address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                             (ii)  by having the application delivered by a courier service to the address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                            (iii)  if no address has been specified for subparagraphs (i) and (ii)—by lodging the application at an office of Immigration.
36  Subitem 1128(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  the base application charge (payable at the time the application is made) is $300; and
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
37  Subitem 1129(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is the holder of a Subclass 445 (Dependent Child) visa; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 680

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 340

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$670

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
38  At the end of subitem 1129(3) of Schedule 1
Add:
                      (f)  An application that is made in Australia must be made:
                              (i)  by posting the application (with the correct pre‑paid postage) to the post office box address or other address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                             (ii)  by having the application delivered by a courier service to the address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                            (iii)  if no address has been specified for subparagraphs (i) and (ii)—by lodging the application at an office of Immigration.
39  Subitem 1130(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is the holder of a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa at the time of application; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$280

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$140

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$70

 
                             (ii)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  has been the holder of a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa; and
                                        (B)  is the holder of a substituted Subclass 600 visa at the time of application;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$280

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$140

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$70

 
                            (iii)  For an applicant:
                                        (A)  who has held a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa at any time in the 28 days immediately before making the application; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$280

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$140

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$70

 
                            (iv)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  has been the holder of a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa; and
                                        (B)  provides the Minister with evidence that compassionate and compelling circumstances exist for the person to be considered to be the holder of a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa for the purpose of the application;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 030

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$515

 
                             (v)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  made a valid application for a Parent (Migrant) (Class AX) visa before 27 June 2003; and
                                        (B)  withdrew that application at the same time as making the application for the Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Class CA) visa;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                            (vi)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 030

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$515

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who was the holder of a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa at the time of application
$16 885

2
Applicant who:
(a) held a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa; and
(b) was the holder of a substituted Subclass 600 visa at the time of application; and
(c) is not described in item 3
$16 885

3
Applicant who:
(a) held a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa; and
(b) was, at the time of application, the holder of a substituted Subclass 600 visa or the child or step‑child of an applicant mentioned in item 2; and
(c) is the child or step‑child of an applicant for a Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Class CA) visa, and was less than 18 at the time of application for a Contributory Parent (Temporary) (Class UT) visa
Nil

4
Applicant who:
(a) was the holder of a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa at the time of application, and:
(b) is the child or step‑child of an applicant for a Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Class CA) visa; and
(c) was less than 18 at the time of application for a Contributory Parent (Temporary) (Class UT) visa
Nil

5
Applicant who has held a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa at any time in the 28 days immediately before making the application
$16 885

6
Applicant:
(a) who has held a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa; and
(b) in relation to whom the Minister is satisfied that compassionate and compelling circumstances exist for the person to be considered to be the holder of a Subclass 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) visa at the time of application
$15 285

7
An applicant who:
(a) is a dependent child of an applicant for a Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Class CA) visa; and
(b) was less than 18 at the time of application
$1 825

8
Any other applicant
$42 220

 
40  Subitem 1130A(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  made a valid application for an Aged Parent (Residence) (Class BP) visa before 1 July 2013; and
                                        (B)  withdrew that application at the same time as making the application for the Contributory Aged Parent (Residence) (Class DG) visa;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                             (ii)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is the holder of a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa at the time of application; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$280

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$140

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$70

 
                            (iii)  For an applicant who:
                                        (A)  held a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa; and
                                        (B)  is the holder of a substituted Subclass 600 visa at the time of application;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$280

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$140

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$70

 
                            (iv)  For an applicant:
                                        (A)  who has held a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa at any time in the 28 days immediately before making the application; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$280

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$140

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$70

 
                             (v)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  held a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa, and
                                        (B)  provides the Minister with evidence that compassionate and compelling circumstances exist for the person to be considered to be the holder of a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa for the purpose of the application;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
                            (vi)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who was the holder of a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary))visa at the time of application
$16 885

2
Applicant who:
(a) held a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa; and
(b) was the holder of a substituted Subclass 600 visa at the time of application; and
(c) is not described in item 3
$16 885

3
Applicant who:
(a) held a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa; and
(b) was, at the time of application, the holder of a substituted Subclass 600 visa or the child or step‑child of an applicant mentioned in item 2; and
(c) is the child or step‑child of an applicant for a Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Class CA) visa, and was less than 18 at the time of application for a Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) (Class UU) visa
Nil

4
Applicant who:
(a) was the holder of a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa at the time of application, and:
(b) is the child or step‑child of an applicant for a Contributory Aged Parent (Residence) (Class DG) visa; and
(c) was less than 18 at the time of application for a Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) (Class UU) visa
Nil

5
Applicant who has held a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa at any time in the 28 days immediately before making the application
$16 885

6
Applicant:
(a) who has held a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa; and
(b) in relation to whom the Minister is satisfied that compassionate and compelling circumstances exist for the person to be considered to be the holder of a Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) visa at the time of application
$14 390

7
An applicant who:
(a) is a dependent child of an applicant for a Contributory Aged Parent (Residence) (Class DG) visa; and
(b) was less than 18 at the time of application
$1 825

8
Any other applicant
$42 220

 
41  After paragraph 1130A(3)(b) of Schedule 1
Insert:
                   (ba)  An application must be made:
                              (i)  by posting the application (with the correct pre‑paid postage) to the post office box address or other address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                             (ii)  by having the application delivered by a courier service to the address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                            (iii)  if no address has been specified for subparagraphs (i) and (ii)—by lodging the application at an office of Immigration.
42  Subitem 1136(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who is the holder of:
                                        (A)  a Skilled — Independent Regional (Provisional) (Class UX) visa; or
                                        (B)  a Skilled — Designated Area‑sponsored (Provisional) (Class UZ) visa; or
                                        (C)  a Subclass 475 (Skilled — Regional Sponsored) visa; or
                                        (D)  a Subclass 487 (Skilled — Regional Sponsored) visa; or
                                         (E)  a Skilled — Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (Class SP) visa; or
                                         (F)  a Bridging A (Class WA) or Bridging B (Class WB) visa granted on the basis of a valid application for a Skilled — Independent Regional (Class UX) visa; or
                                        (G)  a Bridging A (Class WA) or Bridging B (Class WB) visa granted on the basis of a valid application for a Skilled (Provisional) (Class VC) visa (other than a Subclass 485 (Temporary Graduate) visa); or
                                        (H)  a Bridging A (Class WA) or Bridging B (Class WB) visa granted on the basis of a valid application for a Skilled — Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (Class SP) visa;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$325

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$160

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$80

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) has not paid a second instalment of visa application charge in relation to the application for the visa, mentioned in paragraph (2)(a), that the applicant holds
$4 250

2
Any other applicant
Nil

 
43  Subitem 1137(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English
$4 250

2
Any other applicant
Nil

 
44  Subitem 1138(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English
$4 250

2
Any other applicant
Nil

 
45  Subitem 1202A(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$4 065

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$2 035

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$1 015

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) satisfies the primary criteria for the grant of a visa of a subclass included in Business Skills (Provisional) (Class UR)
$8 520

2
Applicant who:
((a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) satisfies the secondary criteria for the grant of a visa of a subclass included in Business Skills (Provisional) (Class UR)
$4 250

3
Any other applicant
Nil

 
46  Subitem 1202B(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  seeking to satisfy the primary criteria for the grant of a Subclass 188 (Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional)) visa in the Business Innovation Extension stream or the Significant Investor Extension stream; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$500

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$250

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$125

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$4 065

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$2 035

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$1 015

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) satisfies the primary criteria for the grant of a Subclass 188 (Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional)) visa; and
(d) has not paid a second instalment of the visa application charge in relation to an application for a Subclass 188 (Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional)) visa
$8 520

2
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) satisfies the secondary criteria for the grant of a Subclass 188 (Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional)) visa; and
(d) has not paid a second instalment of the visa application charge in relation to an application for a Subclass 188 (Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional)) visa
$4 250

3
Any other applicant
Nil

 
47  Subitem 1205(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$315

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$315

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$80

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
48  Subitem 1208A(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  the base application charge (payable at the time the application is made) is nil; and
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
49  Subitem 1211(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 030

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$515

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
50  Subitem 1212B(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$280

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$140

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$70

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is $11 295.
51  Subitem 1214A(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  is in Australia at the time of application; and
                                        (B)  does not apply in the course of acting as a representative for a foreign government;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$245

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$120

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$60

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant, the amount is nil.
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
52  Subitem 1214BA(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$280

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$140

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$70

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
53  At the end of subitem 1214BA(3) of Schedule 1
Insert:
                     (d)  An application that is made in Australia must be made:
                              (i)  by posting the application (with the correct pre‑paid postage) to the post office box address or other address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                             (ii)  by having the application delivered by a courier service to the address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                            (iii)  if no address has been specified for subparagraphs (i) and (ii)—by lodging the application at an office of Immigration.
54  After paragraph 1214C(3)(f) of Schedule 1
Insert:
                    (fa)  An application must be made:
                              (i)  by posting the application (with the correct pre‑paid postage) to the post office box address or other address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                             (ii)  by having the application delivered by a courier service to the address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                            (iii)  if no address has been specified for subparagraphs (i) and (ii)—by lodging the application at an office of Immigration.
55  Subitem 1215(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 680

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 340

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$670

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
56  Subitem 1216(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$160

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$80

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$40

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
57  Subitem 1217(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  is the holder of a Subclass 410 visa granted before 1 July 2009 (the earlier visa); and
                                        (B)  applies for a new Subclass 410 visa that would expire not later than the day on which the earlier visa would have expired;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$315

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$160

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$80

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
58  Subitem 1218(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  applies in the course of acting as a representative of a foreign government; or
                                        (B)  is in a class of persons specified in an instrument in writing for this sub‑subparagraph;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
Nil

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
                                        (A)  who is in Australia at the time of application; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$290

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$290

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$75

 
                            (iii)  for any other applicant:
                                        (A)  who is outside Australia at the time of application; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$115

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$115

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$30

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
59  Subitem 1218AA(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
Nil

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
60  Subitem 1221(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  made a valid application for a Parent (Migrant) (Class AX) visa before 27 June 2003; and
                                        (B)  withdrew that application at the same time as making the application for the Contributory Parent (Temporary) (Class UT) visa;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                             (ii)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is a contributory parent newborn child; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                            (iii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 030

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$515

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was less than 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is a dependent child of an applicant for a Contributory Parent (Temporary) (Class UU) visa
$1 825

2
Applicant who is a contributory parent newborn child
Nil

3
Any other applicant
$25 330

 
61  Subitem 1221A(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  made a valid application for an Aged Parent (Residence) (Class BP) visa before 1 July 2003; and
                                        (B)  withdrew that application at the same time as making the application for the Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) (Class UU) visa;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                             (ii)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is a contributory parent newborn child; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
                                   the amount is nil; and
                            (iii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was less than 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is a dependent child of an applicant for a Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) (Class UU) visa
$1 825

2
Applicant who is a contributory parent newborn child
Nil

3
Any other applicant
$25 330

 
62  After paragraph 1221A(3)(d) of Schedule 1
Insert:
                   (da)  An application must be made:
                              (i)  by posting the application (with the correct pre‑paid postage) to the post office box address or other address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                             (ii)  by having the application delivered by a courier service to the address specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                            (iii)  if no address has been specified for subparagraphs (i) and (ii)—by lodging the application at an office of Immigration.
63  Subitem 1222(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant (or a member of the family unit of each applicant):
                                        (A)  who has been granted approval, under a students’ training scheme approved by the Commonwealth, to study in Australia; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                             (ii)  for an applicant (or a member of the family unit of each applicant):
                                        (A)  who is a secondary exchange student; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                            (iii)  for an applicant (or a member of the family unit of each applicant):
                                        (A)  who is an AusAID student to whom subparagraph 1.04A(3)(b)(ii) applies; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                            (iv)  for an applicant (or a member of the family unit of each applicant):
                                        (A)  who is a member of the family unit of an AusAID student who has not, since becoming an AusAID student, applied for a visa other than an AusAID student visa within the meaning of regulation 1.04A; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                             (v)  for an applicant (or a member of the family unit of each applicant):
                                        (A)  who is a Defence student to whom subparagraph 1.04B(b)(ii) applies; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                            (vi)  for an applicant (or a member of the family unit of each applicant):
                                        (A)  who is a member of the family unit of a Defence student who has not, since becoming a Defence student, applied for a visa other than a student visa; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                           (vii)  for a student (or a member of the family unit of each applicant) in relation to whom each of the following circumstances applies:
                                        (A)  the student was not able to complete a registered course due to provider default;
                                        (B)  there is satisfactory evidence that the student was enrolled in that course on the provider default day;
                                        (C)  the student holds a student visa, or the student’s last substantive visa was a student visa;
                                        (D)  the student requires a student visa to allow him or her to complete an alternative registered course or one or more registered courses after an alternative registered course;
                                         (E)  the student’s visa application is made no later than 12 months after the provider default day;
                                         (F)  the student has not made a previous application in the circumstances mentioned in this subparagraph because of the same provider default;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                          (viii)  for an applicant (or a member of the family unit of each applicant) who is an applicant for a Subclass 580 visa in relation to whom each of the following circumstances applies:
                                        (A)  the nominating student was not able to complete a registered course due to provider default;
                                        (B)  there is satisfactory evidence that the nominating student was enrolled in that course on the provider default day;
                                        (C)  the nominating student holds a student visa, or the nominating student’s last substantive visa was a student visa;
                                        (D)  the nominating student requires a student visa to allow him or her to complete an alternative registered course or one or more registered courses after an alternative registered course;
                                         (E)  the person’s visa application is made no later than 12 months after the provider default day; and
                                         (F)  the person has not made a previous application in the circumstances mentioned in this subparagraph because of the same provider default;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                            (ix)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  makes an application on form 157P or 157P (Internet); and
                                        (B)  is not mentioned in any of subparagraphs (i) to (viii));
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$75

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Subclass 574 (Postgraduate Research Sector) visa
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for any other applicant who is at least 18
$55

4
Additional applicant charge for any other applicant who is less than 18
$20

 
                             (x)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$535

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Subclass 574 (Postgraduate Research Sector) visa
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Subclass 580 (Student Guardian) visa who is at least 18
Nil

4
Additional applicant charge for any other applicant who is at least 18
$405

5
Additional applicant charge for any other applicant who is less than 18
$135

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
64  Subitem 1223A(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$900

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$900

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$225

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
65  Subitem 1224A(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  the base application charge (payable at the time the application is made) is $365; and
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
66  Subitem 1225(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  the base application charge (payable at the time the application is made) is $365; and
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
67  Subitem 1228(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$315

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$160

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$80

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
68  Subitem 1229(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$1 250

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$625

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$315

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
69  Subitem 1230(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who holds:
                                        (A)  a Skilled—Independent Regional (Provisional) (Class UX) visa; or
                                        (B)  a Skilled — Designated Area‑sponsored (Provisional) (Class UZ) visa; or
                                        (C)  a Subclass 475 (Skilled — Regional Sponsored) visa; or
                                        (D)  a Subclass 487 (Skilled — Regional Sponsored) visa;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$280

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$140

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$70

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 060

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$1 530

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$765

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant who:
(a) was at least 18 at the time of application; and
(b) is assessed as not having functional English; and
(c) has not paid a second instalment of visa application charge in relation to the application for the visa, mentioned in subparagraph (2)(a)(i), that the applicant holds
$4 250

2
Any other applicant
Nil

 
70  Subitem 1231(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is entered in a sporting event as an amateur participant; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                             (ii)  for an applicant who is appointed or employed to assist:
                                        (A)  a person who is entered in a sporting event as an amateur participant; or
                                        (C)  a team that is entered in a sporting event as an amateur team;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                            (iii)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who applies in the course of acting as a representative for a foreign government; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                            (iv)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is in a class of persons specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                             (v)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$145

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$75

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$35

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
71  Subitem 1232(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who is:
                                        (A)  outside Australia at the time of application; and
                                        (B)  a member of a sporting body that comprises at least 10 other applicants who make applications at the same time and place;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 150 divided by the number of applicants in the sporting body

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$315

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$80

 
                             (ii)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is in a class of persons specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil;
                            (iii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$315

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$315

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$80

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
72  Subitem 1233(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$315

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$160

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$80

4
Additional applicant charge for an applicant:
(a) who is at least 18; and
(b) whose application is combined with an application made by an applicant seeking to satisfy the primary criteria for a Subclass 402 (Training and Research) visa in the Professional Development stream
Nil

5
Additional applicant charge for an applicant:
(a) who is less than 18; and
(b) whose application is combined with an application made by an applicant seeking to satisfy the primary criteria for a Subclass 402 (Training and Research) visa in the Professional Development stream
Nil

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
73  Subitem 1234(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  to whom privileges and immunities are, or are expected to be, accorded under the International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963 or the Overseas Missions (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1995; and
                                        (B)  who is expected to be recommended by the Foreign Minister for the grant of a visa;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person. the amount is nil; and
                             (ii)  for an applicant who is a member of the family unit of an applicant mentioned in subparagraph (i), the amount is nil; and
                            (iii)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  holds a valid diplomatic, official or service passport; and
                                        (B)  holds a third person note of support for the application from the government, or a government agency, of the applicant’s home country;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                            (iv)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is a member of the family unit of an applicant mentioned in subparagraph (iii); or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                             (v)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is in a class of persons specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph; or
                                        (B)  whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person;
                                   the amount is nil; and
                            (vi)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$315

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
74  Subitem 1235(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  is outside Australia at the time of application; and
                                        (B)  appears to the Minister, on the basis of the information contained in the application, to have been identified in a nomination under section 140GB of the Act to perform as an entertainer in one or more specific engagements that are for non‑profit purposes;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                             (ii)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  is outside Australia at the time of application; and
                                        (B)  appears to the Minister, on the basis of the information contained in the application, to have been identified in a nomination under section 140GB of the Act to support an entertainer, or a body of entertainers, in relation to one or more specific engagements that are for non‑profit purposes;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                            (iii)  for an applicant who:
                                        (A)  is outside Australia at the time of application; and
                                        (B)  appears to the Minister, on the basis of the information contained in the application, to have been identified in a nomination under section 140GB of the Act by an entertainment sponsor that is an organisation funded wholly or in part by the Commonwealth and approved by the Secretary for this sub‑subparagraph;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person, the amount is nil; and
                            (iv)  for an applicant:
                                        (A)  who is outside Australia at the time of application; and
                                        (B)  who is a member of an entertainment body that comprises at least 10 other applicants who make applications at the same time and place; and
                                        (C)  to whom none of subparagraphs (i) to (iii) applies;
                                   or whose application is combined, or sought to be combined, with an application made by that person:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$3 150 divided by the number of applicants in the entertainment body

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$315

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$80

 
                             (v)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$315

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
$315

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
$80

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
75  Subitem 1236(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who is in Australia at the time of application, the base application charge is $290; and
                             (ii)  for an applicant who is outside Australia at the time of application, the base application charge is $115; and
                            (iii)  for an applicant who applies in the course of acting as a representative of a foreign government, the amount is nil; and
                            (iv)  for an applicant in a class of persons specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subparagraph, the amount is nil; and
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
76  Subitem 1301(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
Nil

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
77  Subitem 1302(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$125

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
78  Subitem 1303(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
Nil

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
79  Subitem 1304(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
Nil

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
80  Subitem 1305(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
Nil

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
81  Subitem 1306(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
Nil

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
82  Subitem 1307(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  the first instalment (payable at the time the application is made) is nil; and
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
83  Subitem 1401(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant who is in immigration detention and has not been immigration cleared:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
Nil

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$30

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  the second instalment (payable before grant of visa) is nil.
84  Subitem 1402(2) of Schedule 1
Repeal the subitem, substitute:
             (2)  Visa application charge:
                     (a)  first instalment (payable at the time the application is made):
                              (i)  for an applicant whose application includes a proposal by an approved proposing organisation described in Part 200, 201, 202, 203 or 204 of Schedule 2:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
$2 680

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
                             (ii)  for any other applicant:
 
First instalment

Item
Component
Amount

1
Base application charge
Nil

2
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is at least 18
Nil

3
Additional applicant charge for an applicant who is less than 18
Nil

 
Note:       Regulation 2.12C explains the components of the first instalment of visa application charge and specifies the amounts of subsequent temporary application charge and non‑Internet application charge. Not all of the components may apply to a particular application.
                Additional applicant charge is paid by an applicant who claims to be a member of the family unit of another applicant and seeks to combine the application with that applicant’s application.
                     (b)  second instalment (payable before grant of visa):
 
Second instalment

Item
Applicant
Amount

1
Applicant:
(a) whose application includes a proposal by an approved proposing organisation described in Part 200, 201, 202, 203 or 204 of Schedule 2; and
(b) who satisfies the primary criteria for the grant of the visa
$16 444

2
Applicant:
(a) whose application includes a proposal by an approved proposing organisation described in Part 200, 201, 202, 203 or 204 of Schedule 2; and
(b) who satisfies the secondary criteria for the grant of the visa
$2 680

 
Any other applicant
Nil

 
85  Part 15 of Schedule 13 (second occurring)
Renumber as Part 16.
86  Item 1501 of Schedule 13 (second occurring)
Renumber as item 1601.
87  At the end of Schedule 13
Add:
Part 17—Amendments made by the Migration Amendment (Visa Application Charge and Related Matters) Regulation 2013
1701  Operation of Schedule 1
                   The amendments of these Regulations made by Schedule 1 to the Migration Amendment (Visa application Charge and Related Matters) Regulation 2013 apply in relation to an application for a visa made on or after 1 July 2013.