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Australian Migration Updates & Latest Australian Visa Charges In Fiscal Year 2023

Australia has always been a sought-after destination for individuals looking to migrate and build a better future. With its high standard of living, excellent education and healthcare systems, and abundant career opportunities, it’s no wonder that migration to Australia remains a popular choice.
However, as of July 1, 2023, the Australian Government has announced an increase in visa application charges (VACs). As an aspiring migrant, it’s crucial to stay informed about the ever-evolving Australian migration policies and the associated visa charges. In this blog, we will explore the latest updates on Australian migration and provide you with essential information on the revised visa charges.

Latest Australian Visa Charges:
Effective July 1, 2023, the Australian Government has implemented revised visa application charges (VACs) for various visa subclasses. Here is a glimpse of the updated fee table for some common visa types:

Subclass 417 (Working Holiday): AUD 635
Subclass 462 (Work and Holiday) Application: AUD 635
Subclass 400 (Temporary Work-Short Stay Specialist) Application: AUD 405
Subclass 482 (Temporary Skill Shortage) Short-term Application: AUD 1,455
Subclass 482 (Temporary Skill Shortage) Medium and Long-term Application: AUD 3,035
Subclass 186 (ENS) Application: AUD 4,640
Subclass 100 (Partner)/Subclass 820 (Partner) Application: AUD 8,850
Subclass 189/190/489 (Skilled) Application: AUD 4,640
Subclass 485 Graduate (Temporary Employment) Application: AUD 1,895
Subclass 500 Student Application: AUD 710
Subclass 858 Global Talent Application: AUD 4,710
Subclass 870 – Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa: AUD 1,145
Australian Citizenship Application: AUD 540

Please note that the fees mentioned above are subject to change. To ensure accuracy, it is recommended to consult the Department of Home Affairs or seek assistance from FBP International’s experienced ­migration consultants.

Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT) Update:
In addition to the revised visa charges, the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT) is also undergoing changes. Effective July 1, 2023, the TSMIT will increase from the current rate of $53,900 to $70,000. The TSMIT is an essential requirement for employer-sponsored visas and temporary skilled work visas. It ensures that migrant workers are paid a fair wage that aligns with Australian standards.It’s important to note that nominations submitted before July 1, 2023, will not be affected by the TSMIT increase, even if the nomination and associated visa application are not finalized by that date. However, nominations filed from July 1, 2023, onwards will be subject to the increased TSMIT.

Staying informed about the latest updates and changes in Australian migration policies and visa charges is crucial when planning to migrate to Australia. The revised visa charges and the increase in the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT) reflect the Australian government’s efforts to maintain an efficient and sustainable migration system. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, it is advisable to consult the Department of Home Affairs or seek guidance from reputable migration expert like FBP International.
Remember, the Australian migration landscape is ever-evolving, and relying on professional guidance ensures that you have the most accurate and up-to-date information. At FBP International, we specialize in Australian visa migration and provide comprehensive services to assist individuals and families in their migration journey. Our experienced team of migration lawyers stay updated with the latest migration news and can guide you through the visa application process, eligibility requirements, and any changes in fees or policies. Trust FBP International to be your partner in navigating the complexities of Australian migration and making your dream of a new life in Australia a reality.

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