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Visa application costs & processing time
Visa application costs and processing time
Temporary Employer Sponsored Visa Costs
The current Visa Application Charge for the Business (Long Stay) Temporary Subclass 457 Visa is AU$900.
- $900 (included Spouse / De Facto Partner or Additional Applicant 18 years and over)
- $225 (included Child or Additional Applicant under 18 years)
A $700 subsequent temporary application charge may also be payable when the visa applicant lodges a visa application for certain temporary visas whilst in Australia. This charge does not apply to the first visa that is granted when the applicant is in Australia. This charge will be paid by each person in an application and is based on your individual temporary visa history. This charge will be paid in addition to any other visa charges that apply to your visa application at the time of lodgement.
The current Nomination Charge is AU$330 per nomination.
The current Standard Business Sponsorship (SBS) Application Charge is AU$420
These fees are subject to change by DIAC – please contact our office for confirmation.
Permanent Visa Costs
The Nomination Charge payable to DIAC is AU$540.
The DIAC Visa Application Charge for the ENS Subclass 186 Visa (Permanent Visa) is currently AU$3,060 (for single applicants).
Payment must be made at the time of application and it is non-refundable.
Below is a general guide regarding the costs involved in making an ENS Visa (Permanent Employer Sponsorship) application.
|Type of Cost||Fee||Notes|
|Visa Application Charges||
|Medical Examination||Approx. AU$400 per applicant
|Character Clearance (police check)||Variable||
|Certification / Translation of documents||Variable||
Processing times will vary from state to state and according to business circumstances.
Processing time is generally 1 to 3 months for Employer Nomination Scheme Visas lodged as Decision Ready.
Please call for the processing time for a 457 Visa.
The Level 1 Service allows for a professional assessment of your visa eligibility and preparation of a written document containing advice, information, application forms and support to manage a employer sponsored visa application.
This is our most popular service and many clients have successfully utilised this affordable alternative to traditional migration consultancy.
This service also comes with our ongoing email support. Our email support is now unlimited. It is our interest to ensure our clients are satisfied with our service, and if successful in migration know they can rely on us for any help and support they may need to make the transition to Australian life as easy as possible.
Related Client Testimonials:
We cannot thank Andre and My Australian Visa enough for all the hard work they put in to get the 457 visa. I was on a working holiday visa and running out of time and worried with all the law changes and the caveat that applied to my occupation. But everything worked out well , all thanks to the ...
We have used the legal services of Andre at My Australian Visa to help us through the visa processes 3 times now. The first time was when I was sponsored by my employer for a 457 Visa. Then as I married an Australian I was unaware of the processes to get a partner visa in Australia. Andre helped us ...
Thanks to Andre and the team from MyAustralianVisa my girlfriend and I are lucky to call ourselves Permanent Residents of Australia! Andre started to assist us back in 2013 with the Sponsorship visa and we just received our employer sponsored permanent residency visa. They were always great to deal ...
I sought the help of Andre and the awesome team at MY AUSTRALIAN VISA for my permanent residency application in October 2016. Upon taking my case Andre advised me to choose the employer nomination scheme ENS (subclass 186) visa as I was on a 457 visa as a metal fabricator. My employer agreed to go ...
Thanks to Andre, always available, reliable and happy to explain all the circumstances, I have finally got my Australian Permanent Resident Visa. He has started to assist me since 2013 when I applied and successfully got the sponsorship (457Visa) with the business that I'm working for. That day when ...
I had chance to meet many immigration agents and immigration lawyers, some with good experience but too confident of them self and some other without knowledge of what they was going to do. I met Andre casually when I first arrived here and I chose him to help me out with my visa. He have always ...
Hi Andre, Thank you for your help and professional support. Now my family and I can plan a better future in Australia. I hardly recommend this immigration lawyer for his professionally, deep knowledge of the law and friendly attitude. We wish you all the best and I really thank you for everything. ...
Dear Andre, I would like to extend my heartiest thanks to you for your sincere effort of helping me with my visa application. Since 2012, when I first contacted you in regard of visa subclass 457, you guided me very well about the processing of my application. With your sincere efforts, ...
My husband and I first met Andre in January 2015 when he gave us a very detailed and knowledgeable overview of our visa options. We felt safe with the service provided by Andre and his colleagues from My Australian Visa due to their reliable and professional work habits and due to the fact that the ...
I have been extremely lucky and grateful in picking up MyAustralian Visa team as my migration lawyer. Ever since my first meeting with Andre, I was confident that my application is in good hands. MyAustralian Visa team, has been extremely professional and through with their knowledge about the ...