Immigration (Amendment) Regulations 2010


Published: 2012

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Immigration (Amendment) Regulations 2012




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IMMIGRATION (AMENDMENT)

REGULATIONS 2010

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IMMIGRATION (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2010

Arrangement of Sections

Regulation

1 Short Title .............................................................................................................. 5
2 Schedule Repealed and Replaced .......................................................................... 5


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IMMIGRATION (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2010

IMMIGRATION ACT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 37 of the Immigration Act

(Cap.62), the Prime Minister with the Consent of the Cabinet, makes the

following Regulations and as amended by the Legislative Assembly on the 19
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October 2011, by virtue of section 9 of the Government Act (Cap.3) -

16
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March 2012

1 Short Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Immigration (Amendment) Regulations 2010.

2 Schedule Repealed and Replaced

The Immigration Regulations are amended by repealing the Schedule and replacing

it with the following:

“Schedule

(Regulation 11)

FEES

No. Visa/Permit Type Restriction Fee

1. A Visitor’s permit enabling a stay of 31 days in the
Kingdom of Tonga for those non citizens who require

permits for entry into the Kingdom

Per person for

31 days or less;

$60

2. Extension of a Visitor’s permit for any period less
than a month (31 days) except for those persons

under the age of 18 years

Per person $50

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3. Extension of a Visitor’s permit per month except for
those persons under the age of 18 years

Per person, per

month

$60

4. Extension of a Visitor’s permit for any person under
the age of 18 years for any period less than a month

(31 days)

Per child $10

5. Extension of a Visitor’s permit for any person under
the age of 18 years

Per child, per

month

$15

6. Issue of a Multiple Visitor’s Visa permitting a one
month (31 days) stay per visit

Per Person, per

year

$300

7. Application for a transfer of a Visitor’s permit to an
employment permit whilst the applicant is in the

Kingdom

Per person $5,000

8. Application for a transfer of a Visitor’s permit to an
Business permit whilst the applicant is in the

Kingdom

Per person $7,500

9. Application for a transfer of any permit (other than a
Visitor’s Permit) to another category of permit; (e.g.

a Resident Dependant Spouse to an Employment

permit)

Per person $1,000

10. Employment permit or extension of an employment
permit

Per person, per

year

$200

11. Business Permit or extension of a business Permit Per person, per
year

$300

12. Permit for Assured Income Category Per person, per
year

$300

13. Permit for study or extension of a study Permit for
anyone under 18 years

Per child, per

Year

$50

14. Permit for study or extension of a study Permit for
persons18 years or over

Per person, per

Year

$200

15. Permit for a resident dependent child under 18 years Per person, per
Year

$20

16. Permit for a resident dependant spouse or a resident
dependant 18 years or over

Per Person, Per

Year

$20

17. Any other permit not stipulated above for any person
18 years or over

Per Person, Per

year

$100

18. Any other permit not stipulated above for any child
under 18 years

Per Child, Per

year

$50

19. Any letter/document allowing travel to the Kingdom
on a one way ticket for a child under the age of 18

years old

Per Child

included in the

letter/document

$30

20. Any letter/document issued by the Immigration
Division allowing travel to the Kingdom on a one

way ticket for any person 18 years or over.

Per person

included in the

letter/document

$30

21. Any letter/document issued by the Immigration not
including items 19 & 20 above

Per person

included in the

letter/document

$200

22. The issue of any duplicate or replacement permit
label or any duplicate or replacement letter/document

issued by the Immigration Division

Per label/per

document

$100

23. The lodgement of an appeal to the Prime Minister Per person $500

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24. Any application made under section 26 of the Act –
for a letter of consent to re- enter Tonga, after

removal

Per person $1,000

25. Application for consent to Marry under section 10 of
the Act

Per application $300

26. The endorsement by permit label/stamp of an
exemption in any passport for an applicant under

section 7(1)(g), (h) and (i), of the Act

Per person, per

label

$30

27. For items 1,19,20 and 21 that are issued by an
overseas diplomatic mission of the Kingdom in:



The United States The figure

in USD

New Zealand The figure

in NZD

Australia The figure

in AUD

Peoples Republic of China The figure

in USD

United Kingdom The figure

in Pounds

Sterling

Any other foreign country The figure

in USD”







Made at Nuku’alofa this 16
th
day of March 2012







Lord Tu’ivakano

Prime Minister

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