Employer Sponsored Visa Fees

Below is a General Guide Regarding the Government Costs Involved in Making an Employer Sponsored Visa Application

Employer sponsored visa

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CostExplanation
482 Temporary Skill Shortage Visa Application FeesVariableThis application is made up of three parts: Sponsorship fee $420 Nomination fee $330 Visa fees: The visa fee depends on which list the nominated occupation appears on. This application is made up of three parts: Sponsorship fee $420 Nomination fee $330 Visa fees: The visa fee depends on which list the nominated occupation appears on.Occupation on the MLTSSL: $2,645 for the main applicant, $2,645 for a partner (and any child over 18) and $660 for each child under 18 years of age Occupation on the STSOL: $1,265 for the main applicant, $1,265 for a partner (and any child over 18) and $320 for each child under 18 years of age A subsequent temporary application charge of $700 per applicant if the applicant has previously lodged certain temporary visas whilst in Australia. This includes a second 417 visa or a second student visa.Variable407 Trainee Visa Application Fee
408 Temporary Activities Visa application FeeVariableSponsorship fee $420 Visa fee $310 for the main applicant, $310 for a partner (and any child over 18) and $80 for each child under 18 years of age A subsequent temporary application charge of $700 per applicant if the applicant has previously lodged certain temporary visas whilst in Australia. This includes a second 417 visa or a second student visa.
407 Trainee Visa Application FeeVariableThis application is made up of three parts: Sponsorship fee $420 Nomination fee $170 Visa fee $310 for the main applicant, $310 for a partner (and any child over 18) and $80 for each child under 18 years of age A subsequent temporary application charge of $700 per applicant if the applicant has previously lodged certain temporary visas whilst in Australia. This includes a second 417 visa or a second student visa.
Permanent Employer Nominated Scheme (ENS) Visa Application FeeVariableThis application is made up of two parts: Nomination fee: $540 (waived if the sponsor is in a regional area and the application is in the Temporary Resident Transition stream) Visa fee of $4,045 for the main applicant, $2,025 for a partner (and any child over 18) and $1,010 for each child under 18 years of age
186 Employer Nominated Scheme (ENS) Direct Entry Skill AssessmentVariableAll ENS Direct Entry Stream applicants must undertake a skill assessment, unless an exemption applies. The applicant must hold a positive skill assessment prior to the visa being lodged.
187 Permanent Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Visa Application FeeVariableVisa fee of $4,045 for the main applicant, $2,025 for a partner (and any child over 18) and $1,010 for each child under 18 years of age
187 Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Direct EntryVariableThis fee ranges from $0 - $1,000 and is payable directly to the Regional Certification Board in the relevant region. Some RSMS Direct Entry applicants also need to undertake a skill assessment as part of the application process.
English test (if required)Approx. $350This fee is payable directly to the English language testing centre.
Medical ExaminationApprox. $400 per adult and $350 per childThis fee is payable for each person included in your application and must be paid directly to the doctor conducting your examination.
Police ChecksVariableThis fee is payable to the police authorities in the countries where you have lived for 12 months or more.
Translation of Documents (if required)VariableThis fee is payable to the person responsible for certifying / translating your documents.

Employer Sponsored Visa Application Prepared, Managed and Lodged by a True Blue Migration Agent

CostExplanation
Management of your 482 visa by a Registered Migration Agent$5,400 paid in two partsYour case is managed by a True Blue Migration Registered Migration Agent. Our fee includes paperwork for the sponsor as well as the candidate. We manage the Standard Business Sponsorship (SBS) approval, the position nomination and the visa application.
Management of your 408 visa by a Registered Migration Agent$4,400 paid in two partsYour case is managed by a True Blue Migration Registered Migration Agent. Our fee includes paperwork for the sponsor as well as the candidate. We manage the business sponsorship and visa application.
Management of your 407 visa by a Registered Migration Agent$4,800 paid in two partsYour case is managed by a True Blue Migration Registered Migration Agent. Our fee includes paperwork for the sponsor as well as the candidate. We manage the business sponsorship, nomination and visa application.
Management of your 186 or 187 visa (Direct Entry - where a skill assessment is required) - by a Registered Migration Agent$7,400 paid in three partsYour case is managed by a True Blue Migration Registered Migration Agent. Our fee includes paperwork for the sponsor as well as the candidate. We manage your skill assessment, regional board certification, training benchmark application, position nomination and visa application.
Management of your 186 or 187 visa (Temporary Resident Transition or a 187 (Direct Entry - no skill assessment) by a Registered Migration Agent$5,200 paid in two partsYour case is managed by a True Blue Migration Registered Migration Agent. Our fee includes paperwork for the sponsor as well as the candidate. We manage your training benchmark application, position nomination and visa application.

If you have lodged an employer sponsored visa that has been refused, you may be able to appeal the decision. The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) charges a fee of $1,787 for an appeal. Our fee to manage an AAT appeal varies depending on the complexity of the case.

SURCHARGE: If your visa situation has an urgent deadline, and requires additional resources, there may be a surcharge applied to the management fee.

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