Upcoming Changes To Application Fees 17 June

AAT

General, Freedom of Information, Security, Small Business Taxation, and Taxation and Commercial Divisions

From 1 July 2024, most of the fees to apply for review of a decision in one of these divisions, if a fee is payable, will increase.

The fee for applicants that are eligible to pay a reduced fee will remain at $100.

The new fees will apply if an application fee is paid on or after 1 July 2024, even if the application was lodged before that date.

Fee changes occur annually in accordance with changes in the Consumer Price Index under section 27 of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Regulation 2015.

Migration and Refugee Division

From 1 July 2024, the application fee for review of a migration decision under Part 5 of the Migration Act 1958 will increase to $3,496.

In cases where a 50% fee reduction is granted, the reduced fee will be $1,748.

The new fee will apply to an application for review of a migration decision under Part 5 lodged on or after 1 July 2024.

It will also apply to an application for review of a Part 5 migration decision lodged before 1 July 2024 when the fee, or 50% of the fee with a request for a fee reduction, is paid on or after 1 July 2024.

The application fee for review of a protection visa decision under Part 7 of the Migration Act 1958 will increase to $2,151. In general, this fee is payable only if the application is not successful.

The new fee will apply to an application for review of a protection visa decision under Part 7 lodged on or after 1 July 2024.

Fee changes occur annually in accordance with changes in the Consumer Price Index under regulations 4.13A and 4.31BA of the Migration Regulations 1994.

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