Partner Visa Application Costs in Australia

IMPORTANT CHANGES AHEAD:  On 10 December 2018 the Family Violence Bill passed in Senate. The Bill will likely mean sponsorships have to be approved before Partner visas can be lodged. If you are planning to apply for a Partner visa we recommend booking an appointment to discuss and understand how these changes may impact you.

Below is a General Guide Regarding the Government Costs Involved in Making a Partner Visa Application

Cost Explanation
Spouse or Defacto Visa Application (lodged outside Australia-SC 309/100)
Prospective Spouse Application (lodged outside Australia-SC300)
Spouse or Defacto Visa Application (lodged inside Australia-SC820/801)
New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship application(SC461)
Medical Examination
Police Checks
Translation of Documents (if required)

Partner Visa Application Prepared, Managed and Lodged by a SeekVisa Lawyer or Migration Agent

Cost Explanation
Management of your partner visa by a Registered Migration Agent
If you have lodged a partner visa that has been refused, you may be able to appeal the decision. The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) charges a fee of $1,683 for an appeal. Our fee to manage an AAT appeal depends on the circumstances of your case. Please refer to AAT Charges.