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Visa Application Charges

The Visa Pricing Currency Table can help you work out the price of your visa (Effective on 1 January 2017)

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

 

Payment Options

**From 13 March 2017, Chinese Postal Money Orders will no longer be accepted as a payment option for visa and citizenship applications.**

 

Payment for visa and citizenship application charges can be made in one of the following ways:

 

Applications lodged at an AVAC:

 

You will need to pay:

  • the visa application charge (see Visa Pricing Currency Table); and
     
  • the AVAC service fee (RMB190 per application***; and
     
  • Return courier charge (domestic only – if required**) (RMB65 per applicant)
     

***Please note:

  • For applications lodged in-person, only cash payments are accepted for payment of the AVAC service fee.
     
  • For applications lodged by mail, the AVAC service fee can be paid via bank transfer from any debit card issued by a bank in China to the respective AVAC bank account at a Postal Savings Bank of China.
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In person:

  • Cash

By mail:

  • Credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club or JCB) *

The “Payment Details” part of the application form must be completed with the card details and authorised amount in AUD, contact telephone number, address and signature of the cardholder.

Please note – if paying by credit card in AUD, you may incur banking and currency conversion fees, and you accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.

 

* If you pay for your application by credit card, a surcharge will apply. Please see http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa/Fees/fees-and-charges-for-other-services for full details.

 

Some applications can only be lodged at the Guangzhou Visa Office (by appointment only, see: Where to Submit a Visa Application)
 

  • Cash
     
  • UnionPay credit/debit card. 

Applications lodged online via ImmiAccount

  • Credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club or JCB)*
     
  • PayPal
     

Payment at any DIBP office in Australia

Payments can also be made at any DIBP office in Australia.

 

The payer should inform the DIBP office in Australia of the applicant’s full name and the office in which the visa or citizenship application will be lodged (not available for online lodgements through ImmiAccount).

 

The payment receipt should be attached to the visa or citizenship application.


* If you pay for your application by credit card, a surcharge will apply. Please see http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa/Fees/fees-and-charges-for-other-services for full details.


**Please include an additional charge of RMB 65 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. 

 

***Please note:

  • For applications lodged in-person, only cash payments are accepted for payment of the AVAC service fee.
     
  • For applications lodged by mail, the AVAC service fee can be paid via bank transfer from any debit card issued by a bank in China to the respective AVAC bank account at a Postal Savings Bank of China.

 

 

How to Pay the AVAC Service Fee and Return Courier Charges for applications lodged by mail

Money Transfer – Payee Details
 

Beijing AVAC

At any Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC) by money transfer made out to Beijing AVAC
(RMB 190 per application for AVAC service fee + RMB 65 per applicant for return courier charge [domestic only], if required**)

 1. 账户名称:北京东方天晓出入境服务有限公司

Name of account: Beijing Eastern Tianxiao Immigration Services Co. Ltd.

2. 所 属 银 行:中 国 邮 政 储 蓄 银 行 有 限 责 任 公 司 北 京 朝 阳 区 吉 庆 里 支 行

Name of bank: Chaoyang District, Beijing, Jiqingli Branch of Postal Savings Bank of China

3. 银行账号:100833012980010001

Account of bank: 100833012980010001

Chengdu AVAC

At any Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC) by money transfer made out to Chengdu AVAC

(RMB 190 per application for AVAC service fee + RMB 65 per applicant for return courier charge [domestic only], if required**)

1. 账户名称:成都中恒天信出入境服务有限公司

Name of account: Chengdu Sino Visa Eternal Exit & Entry Immigration Co., Ltd

2. 所属银行:中国邮政储蓄银行有限责任公司

成都太升南路支行

Name of Bank: South Taisheng Road Chengdu Branch of Postal Savings Bank of China

3. 银行账号:9510 0001 0001 2700 48

Account number: 9510 0001 0001 2700 48

Guangzhou AVAC

At any Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC) by money transfer made out to Guangzhou AVAC

(RMB 190 per application for AVAC service fee + RMB 65 per applicant for return courier charge [domestic only], if required **)

 

1. 账户名称:广东中旅移民签证顾问有限公司

Name of account: Guangdong CTS Visa Consulting Co.,Ltd.

2. 所属银行:中国邮政储蓄银行广州体育西支行

Name of Bank: Postal Savings Bank of China, Tiyuxi, Guangzhou Branch

3. 银行账号:944006010000044760

Account number: 944006010000044760

Shanghai AVAC

At any Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC) by money transfer made out to Shanghai AVAC


(RMB 190 per application for AVAC service fee + RMB 65 per applicant for return courier charge [domestic only], if required**)

1. 账户名称:上海申慧因私出入境服务有限公司
Name of account: Shanghai Shenhui Overseas Affairs Service Co., Ltd

2. 所属银行:中国邮政储蓄银行黄浦区斜土路支行

Name of the Bank: POSTAL SAVINGS BANK OF CHINA, Shanghai Huangpu District Xietu Road sub branch

3. 银行账号:100830885970012222

Account number: 100830885970012222

 

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