New immigration and levy fees will take effect beginning Monday November 5, 2018.

Although the fee for some visa types have decreased, the majority have increased, as noted below:

  • Work Visas
    1. Increase of 54%
  • Business/Skilled Visas
    1. Decrease of 45%
  • Other Visas
    1. Increase of 10%
  • Immigration Levies
    1. Increase of 43%

A complete list of the fee changes can be found here.

Applications that are filed after November 5th must pay the new fees.  Applications that have been filed and received before November 5th, but have yet to be processed, remain the same.


Please note that this is general information only and not intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to contact Fakhoury Global Immigration directly with questions exclusive to your situation. This news alert may have been prepared using information from Peregrine Immigration Management, which is licensed to Fakhoury Global Immigration.