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New Visa Application Charges (VACs) will take effect from 1 July 2016.  As part of these changes, the Chinese Yuan/Renminbi (CNY) equivalent of the VAC for a Visitor visa application will increase. There will also be an increase in the Partner Visa Application Charge from 1 July 2016.

Visa Application Charges

The Visa Pricing Currency Table can help you work out the price of your visa (Effective on 01 July 2016)

For comprehensive information about visa application charges for all types of visas, visit the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection website at http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa/Fees

Subclass

Description

CNY

MNT

AUD

 Form

Visitor

600

Tourist

700

221400

135

1419

Business Visitor

1415

Tourist/Business Visitor Fast Track Fee

5180

    -

1000

1472

602

Medical Treatment

0

0

0

48ME

771

Transit Visa

0

0

0

876

Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity)

400

Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity)

910

286900

175

1400

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

470

147600

90

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

240

73800

45

Student

500

Student Visa – ELICOS, Schools, Vocational Education,

Higher Education, Non-Award Sectors

2850

901700

550

Online form 157A

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

2130

672200

410

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

700

221400

135

500

Student Visa – Post Graduate Research (AAC is 0)

2850

901700

550

500

Student Visa – Foreign Affairs or Defence (ACC is 0)

0

0

0

590

Student Guardian Visa

2850

901700

550

Online form 157G

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

0

0

0

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

0

0

0

Temporary Work

402

Training and Research Visa - Research

1970

623000

380

1402

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

990

311500

190

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

500

155800

95

401

Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity) Visa

1970

623000

380

1401

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

1970

623000

380

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

500

155800

95

403

Temporary Work (International Relations) Visa

1970

623000

380

1403

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

0

0

0

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

0

0

0

Temporary Residence

461

NZ Citizen Family Relationship (Temp) Visa

1690

532800

325

147

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

860

270500

165

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

420

131200

80

Work and Holiday

462

Work and Holiday Visa

2280

     -

440

1208

Migration

300
309/100

Partner Migration Visa

35520

11254100

6865

47SP, 40SP

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

17770

5631200

3435

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

8900

2819700

1720

101/102

Child (Permanent)/Adoption (Permanent)

12270

3885300

2370

40CH, 47CH

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

6140

1942700

1185

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

3080

975500

595

117

Orphan Relative Visa

7510

2377100

1450

40CH, 47CH

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

3760

1188600

725

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

1890

598400

365

445

Dependent Child

12270

3885300

2370

918

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

6140

1942700

1185

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

3080

975500

595

114/115

Aged Dependent Relative/Remaining Relative

20020

6344300

3870

47OF, 40

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

10010

3172200

1935

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

5020

1590200

970

116

Carer Visa

8260

2614800

1595

47OF, 40

Additional Applicant Charge >= 18

4140

1311500

800

Additional Applicant Charge < 18

2070

655800

400

Resident Return

155/157

Resident Return Visa

1870

590200

360

1085 

Non-Internet Application Charge (NIAC)

420

131200

80

Citizenship

Citizenship by Descent - 1st Applicant

1190

377100

230

118

Citizenship by Descent - sibling

500

155800

95

Citizenship by Adoption - 1st Applicant

1190

377100

230

1272

Citizenship by Adoption - sibling

500

155800

95

Payment Options

Applying in person

Most visa applications can be lodged in person at your nearest AVAC (see: Where to Submit a Visa Application) and payment made in cash.

     You will need to pay

           • the AVAC Service Fee (RMB 182 per application + RMB 50 per applicant for return courier charge - domestic only – if required**) AND
           • the Visa Application Charge *(see Visa Pricing Currency Table on this page)

**Please include an additional charge of RMB 50 for the return courier fee in the following cases:

           • If you require an original receipt (Fapiao);
           • If you have not provided an email address to receive your Visa decision letter; 
           • If you require your original documents to be returned (please note: original documents do not include bank statements and notarized certificates, etc.)

Some applications can only be lodged at the Guangzhou Visa Office (by appointment only, see: Where to Submit a Visa Application) and payment made in cash or by UnionPay credit/debit card. 

 

Applying by mail or courier

Most visa applications should be sent by mail or courier to a designated AVAC (see: Where to Submit a Visa Application) and payment made by Chinese Postal Money Order.

You will need to pay

          • the AVAC Service Fee (RMB 182 per application + RMB 50 per applicant for return courier charge - domestic only – if required**) AND
           • the Visa Application Charge *(see Visa Pricing Currency Table on this page)

**Please include an additional charge of RMB 50 for the return courier fee in the following cases:

           • If you require an original receipt (Fapiao);
           • If you have not provided an email address to receive your Visa decision letter;
           • If you require your original documents to be returned (please note: original documents do not include bank statements and notarized certificates, etc.)

If the Where to Submit a Visa Application table advises you to send your application to:

          • Beijing AVAC, please click here for how to make the payment.
          • Shanghai AVAC, please click here for how to make the payment.
          • Guangzhou AVAC, please click here for how to make the payment.
          • Chengdu AVAC, please click here for how to make the payment.

Some applications can only be lodged at the Guangzhou Visa Office (see: Where to Submit a Visa Application). If the Where to Submit a Visa Application table advises you to mail your application to

          • Guangzhou Visa Office, please click here for how to make the payment.

* The Visa Application Charge can also be paid at any DIBP Office in Australia. The payer should inform the Visa office DIBP Office in Australia of the applicant\'s full name and the office in which the application will be lodged. The payment receipt should be attached to the application.

 

 

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