Immigration (Amendment) Regulations 2010

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Immigration _Amendment_ Regulations 2010 _Eng V2_




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IMMIGRATION (AMENDMENT)
REGULATIONS 2010



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IMMIGRATION (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2010

Arrangement of Regulations
Regulation

1 Short Title .................................................................................................... 4
2 Schedule Repealed and Replaced .............................................................. 4





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IMMIGRATION (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2010

IMMIGRATION ACT (CAP. 62)

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 37 of the Immigration Act
(Cap. 62), the Prime Minister with the consent of Cabinet, makes the

following Regulations —

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2 Schedule Repealed and Replaced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

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

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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 or business permit whilst the applicant is
in the Kingdom

Per person $5,000

8. 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

9. Employment permit or extension of an employment
permit

Per person, per
year

$200

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

$300

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

$300

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

Per child, per
Year

$50

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

Per person, per
Year

$200

14. Permit for a resident dependant child under 18 years Per person, per
Year

$50

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

Per Person, Per
Year

$100

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

Per Person, Per
year

$200

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

Per Child, Per
year

$50

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

Per Child
included in the
letter/document

$100

19. 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

$200

20. Any letter/document issued by the Immigration nt
including items 18 & 19 above

Per person
included in the
letter/document

$200

21. 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

22. The lodgement of an appeal to the Prime Minister Per person $1,000
23. Any application made under section 26 of the Act – for

a letter of consent to re- enter Tonga, after removal
Per person $1,000

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

Per application $300

25. The endorsement by permit label/stamp of an
exemption in any passport for an applicant under
section 7(1)(g), (h), (i), of the Act

Per person, per
label

$30

26. For items 1, 18, 19 and 20 that are issued by an
overseas diplomatic mission of the Kingdom in:



The United States of America The figure in
USD

New Zealand The figure in

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NZD
Australia The figure in

AUD
People’s 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 15th day of October 2010.



Prime Minister

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