Australia PR Fees – 189, 190 Fees for Permanent Residency

Australia 189 - 190 Visa Fees - AUD $4045 - primary Adult, $2020- Additional Adult, $1015 - Child below 18 yrs. Non refundable. Credit/Debit card accepted.

Written by Anil Gupta
  Anil Gupta    Updated 15 Jul, 20

Australia PR fees are $4045. Australia PR is granted with 189 /190 / 489 Skilled independent visa.

189 / 190 VisaFees
Adult (18+ years)AUD $4,045
Additional Adult – dependent (18+ years)AUD $2,020
Child (Less than 18 years)AUD $1,015
TotalAUD $7,080

The total PR fees for a family of two adults and 1 kid is AUD $7,080.

You can pay via your international visa / Mastercard / American Express debit or credit card. Discover card is NOT accepted at this time.

Is Australia visa fee refundable?

Australian PR fees Fees are not refunded if the visa application is rejected.

What is Australia PR Second Installment Fees – For Dependent’s English?

Australia PR Second Installment Fees is $4,885.

If your dependent 18 years or older cannot prove that they have functional English at the time of Australia PR application, the second installment fees has to be paid.

For any other applicant, the second installment is Zero (0).

Use these documents to prove dependent’s functional English to save on this fees.

What is Australian PR Cost from India in INR?

Australian PR Cost from India in INR is about 2 Lakh.

Conversion rate used 1 AUD = 51 INR.

Cost Calculator

Australia PR is a long process and you need to pay English test fees, Education and work assessment fees, Police clearance fees, Health check-up fees in addition to Australia PR government fees.

TypePer Person 
Education & Work Assessment fees (ACS)AUD $ 500 
Police Clearance Certificate Fees (Varies by country)USD $18 (FBI) 
English test feesUSD $ 200 (PTE)USD $230 (IELTS)
Medical Examination Fees (varies by country)USD $350 (USA)INR 6000 (India)

How to Pay Visa Application Fee Australia

Australia visa fees can be paid online by Debit or Credit card.

If you pay using debit or credit cards listed below, an additional surcharge is added on top of the fees listed above.

Visa / Mastercard1.32%
American Express1.40%
Union Pay1.90%
Diners Club International1.99%
DiscoverNot accepted

Some people like to pay with travel Forex card though to save currency conversion fees and foreign transaction charges charged by credit card banking company.

Source: Australia Fees


Written by Anil Gupta
  Anil Gupta  
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