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What is the Cost to Attain a Permanent Resident Visa in Australia ?

Australia is a prime destination for the immigrants to migrate. The reasons are prominent- high standard of living, better work opportunities, peaceful environment, liberal society, and other factors which are requisite for a modern lifestyle.

The majority of the cost goes into the documentation steps which are required for skill assessment test, medical fees, etc.

The fee and charges vary depending upon the visa category you applied. Below mentioned are the prices for the popular visa categories like Australia skilled Independent visa subclass 189, skilled nominated visa subclass 190, however, the charges remain same.

Here is the overview of the estimated cost involved in getting Australia PR:

  • Primary applicant’s incurred cost- $3670
  • Secondary applicant’s incurred cost- $1385
  • Children cost- $920
  • Skill assessment test- depending upon which skill assessment body is applicable ($500-$1000)
  • IELTS- currently $330
  • Medical fees depends upon the occupation

This is the current cost asked by the Australian Government immigration officials. However, rates are subject to change without any prior notice by the government of Australia.

Additionally, you need to be vigilant while reading and understanding visa fee as well as the immigration process because a minute mistake can lead to the cancellation of your visa temporarily or permanently.

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