October 3, 2023

How Much Is A Visa For Australia?

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:-

Abuja, Nigeria.

Related Post: How To Apply For Australia Student Visa.

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.

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