Are you planning to visit, join a family member, work, study, or settle in Australia? We’re sure you have several inquiries in mind by now, and this article will answer the question, how much is a visa for Australia?
Australian visa application fees vary depending on the country you’re applying from and your purpose of visit. That makes it impossible to estimate how much fee you’ll have to pay, as they have vast categories.
However, the table below shows the base application charges for the major types of Australian visas in Australian Dollars (AUD).
|Visa Type||Base Application Charge (A$)|
|Dependent Child Visa||3,055|
|Carer visa (subclass 116)||2,055|
|Business Owner visa (subclass 890)||2,810|
|Child visa (subclass 802)||3,055|
|Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)||4,640|
|Special Category visa (subclass 444) Free of charge||Free of charge|
|Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa (subclass 870)||1,145|
|State or Territory Sponsored Investor visa (subclass 893)||2,810|
|State or Territory Sponsored Business Owner visa (subclass 892)||2,810|
|Student Guardian visa (subclass 590)||710|
|Student visa (subclass 500)||710|
|Distinguished Talent visa (subclass 124)||4,110|
|Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601)||Free of charge|
|Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186) – Direct Entry stream||4,640|
|Former Resident visa (subclass 151)||4,540|
|Investor Retirement visa (subclass 405)||480|
|Maritime Crew visa (subclass 988)||Free of charge|
|Refugee category visas (Subclass 200, 201, 203 and 204)||Free of charge|
|Retirement visa (subclass 410)||470|
|Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)||4,640|
|Adoption visa (subclass 102)||3,055|
|Aged Dependent Relative visa (subclass 114)||4,990|
|Training visa (subclass 407)||405|
|Transit visa (subclass 771)||Free of charge|
|Visitor visa (subclass 600) All other streams||190|
|Visitor visa (subclass 600) Tourist stream – In Australia||475|
|Visitor visa (subclass 600) – Frequent traveller stream||1,395|
|Working Holiday visa (subclass 417)||635|
How Long Does It Take to Get a Visa for Australia from Nigeria?
It typically takes 28 days to obtain a visa to Australia when you apply through the Australian High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria. For more inquiries about the processing time or visa application, call +234 (0) 9460 6960 or email [email protected].
You can also visit the Australian High Commission in Nigeria’s website or send a mail to the postal address below:
Australian High Commission:-
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How Much is Student Visa from Nigeria to Australia?
As Australian Student Visa fee is A$710, students applying from Nigeria will have to pay about ₦375,100 for visa processing. Aside from the Base Application Charge, you may also need to pay an additional fee, depending on your age and the student visa subclass.
If you’re aged 18 and above, the fee is A$530 (₦280,000), while you’ll have to pay A$175 (₦92,454) if you are under 18 years old.
What is the Fastest Way to Get an Australian Visa?
An expedite way to get an Australian Visa is to apply for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA), provided you’re from an eligible country. The ETA is free of charge, and its processing takes only four hours.
Moreover, you can use to enter Australia multiple times for at most 90 days per entry. It is valid for up to one year.
To know the precise amount these visas will cost in your country, convert based on the current exchange rate.