My Costs

What will I have to pay for?

Your employer may ask you to pay for the following for your visa application.

Below is a chart outlining what costs can be paid for by an employee vs employer:

Subclass 482 Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa

Payable by business Payable by applicant
Ajuria Lawyers (excl. GST)
Professional fees: Yes – 50% Yes – 50%
Department of Home Affairs*
Nomination fee: Yes No
Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Levy Yes No
Visa application – employee Yes Yes
Visa application – partner/child Yes Yes

 

*If as part of the recruitment process, the company agreed to pay some of the visa applicant’s costs, these costs cannot later be transferred back to the visa applicant, despite the above chart.

Subclass 186 Employer Nomination Scheme visa

Payable by business Payable by applicant
Ajuria Lawyers (excl. GST)
Professional fees: Yes Yes
Department of Home Affairs*
Nomination fee: Yes Yes
Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Levy Yes No
Visa application – employee Yes Yes
Visa application – partner/child Yes Yes

 

Other costs

You will also incur other costs as part of the process, which you will need to pay directly to the relevant party. These costs may relate to:

  • English tests
  • Police checks
  • Health checks
  • Translations

Can I get a refund?

Refunds can only be paid in limited circumstances. Please speak to your Ajuria advisor, if you have any further questions related to refunds.

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