Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Places and Currencies for Paying of Fees - IMMI 12/009

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Commonwealth of Australia
 
Migration Regulations 1994
 
PLACES AND CURRENCIES FOR PAYING OF FEES
 
(Paragraphs 5.36(1)(a) and 5.36(1)(b))
 
I, STEPHEN SHEEHAN, Delegate of the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, acting under paragraphs 5.36(1)(a) and 5.36(1)(b) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’):
 
1.         REVOKE Instrument number IMMI 11/057, signed on 1 December 2011, specifying places and currencies for paying fees for the purposes of paragraphs 5.36(1)(a) and 5.36(1)(b) of the Regulations; AND
 
2.         SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraphs 5.36(1)(a) and 5.36(1)(b) of the Regulations any country listed in the schedule to this instrument as a place in which the payment of a fee may be made in either Australian Dollars or in the relevant currency specified in this instrument; AND/OR
 
3.         SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 5.36(1)(a) of the Regulations the places set out in column A of the Schedule to this Instrument as a place in which the payment of a fee must be made; AND
 
4.         SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 5.36(1)(b) of the Regulations the currency set out in column B of the Schedule to this Instrument as the currency in which a fee may be paid in that place.
 
This Instrument, IMMI 12/009, commences on 1 July 2012.
 
Dated 29 May 2012
STEPHEN SHEEHAN
Delegate of the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
 
 
[NOTE 1:     Regulation 5.36 of the Regulations deals with the payment of visa application charges and fees in foreign currencies.
NOTE 2:      Subregulation 5.36(1) of the Regulations provides that payment of a fee, other than a visa application charge mentioned in subregulation 5.36(3A), must be made in a place, being Australia or a foreign country, that is specified for the purposes of paragraph 5.36(1)(a) by Gazette Notice and in a currency that is specified for the purposes of paragraph 5.36(1)(b) by Gazette Notice as a currency in which a fee may be paid in that place.
NOTE 3:      Subsection 56(1) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 provides that if the enabling legislation in relation to a legislative instrument as in force at any time before the commencing day required the text of the instrument, or particulars of its making, to be published in the Gazette, the requirement for publication in the Gazette is taken, in relation to any such instrument made on or after that day, to be satisfied if the instrument is registered.]
Schedule
Places and Currencies for Paying of Fees
 
 

Column A (place)
Column B (currency)

Argentina
Argentine Peso

Australia
Australian Dollar

Austria
Euro

Bahrain
United Arab Emirates Dirham

Bangladesh
Bangladeshi Taka

Brazil
Brazilian Real

Cambodia
US Dollar

Canada
Canadian Dollar

Chile
US Dollar

Chile
Peruvian Nuevo Sol

Chile
Chilean Peso

China
Chinese Renminbi Yuan

China
US Dollar

Cyprus
Euro

Egypt
Egyptian Pound

Egypt
US Dollar

Ethiopia
Ethiopian Birr

Federated States of Micronesia
US Dollar

Fiji
Fiji Dollar

Germany
Euro

Ghana
US Dollar

Greece
Euro

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Dollar

India
Indian Rupee

Indonesia
Indonesian Rupiah

Iran
Euro

Iran
Iranian Rial

Iraq
US Dollar

Israel
Israeli New Shekel

Japan
Japanese Yen

Jordan
US Dollar

Jordan
Jordanian Dinar

Kenya
Kenyan Shilling

Kenya
US Dollar

Kiribati
Australian Dollar

Korea, Republic of
Korean Won

 
 
 

Column A (place)
Column B (currency)

Kuwait
United Arab Emirates Dirham

Lao People's Democratic Republic
US Dollar

Lebanon
US Dollar

Malaysia
Malaysian Ringgit

Mauritius
Mauritius Rupee

Mexico
US Dollar

Mexico
Mexican Peso

Myanmar
US Dollar

Nauru
Australian Dollar

Nepal
Indian Rupee

New Caledonia
Central Pacific Franc

New Zealand
New Zealand Dollar

Nigeria
US Dollar

Oman
United Arab Emirates Dirham

Pakistan
Pakistan Rupee

Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea Kina

Philippines
Philippine Peso

Qatar
United Arab Emirates Dirham

Russian Federation
Russian Rouble

Samoa
Samoan Tala

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian Riyal

Serbia
Euro

Singapore
Singapore Dollar

Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands Dollar

South Africa
South African Rand

Spain
Euro

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Rupee

Syrian Arab Republic
Syrian Pound

Taiwan
Taiwan Dollar

Thailand
Thai Baht

Timor Leste
US Dollar

Tonga
Tongan Pa'anga

Turkey
Turkish Lira

Ukraine
Ukraine Hryvnia

United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates Dirham

United Kingdom
British Pound

United States
US Dollar

Vanuatu
Vanuatu Vatu

Vietnam
Vietnamese Dong

Zimbabwe
US Dollar