The 2019 Federal Budget contained the following announcements and information related to the Department of Home Affairs and the migration program.
Visa Application Charges (VACs) to increase
- Base VACs for visa all subclasses, except the Visitor Subclass 600, will increase by 5.4% from 1 July 2019
- No increase to second instalment VACs
This is a significant increase, for a single applicant a Partner visa will increase by $384.64 and a Permanent Employer Sponsored visa will increase by $202.77
Those with dependents will face even higher increases in the total application costs. A reminder to all potential applicants, if you qualify, lodge before July 2019.
Interested applicants are invited to contact our Migration Agent Perth on 1800 875 285