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LIN 19/041 Other/Charges, Fees & Factors as made
This instrument operates under the power in paragraph 5.36(1A)(a) of the Migration Regulations 1994, for the Minister to specify foreign currencies, and their relevant exchange rate in relation to the Australian dollar. The currencies’ corresponding International Organization for Standardization (ISO) code has also been specified in the instrument. The instrument is used to specify the working out of the amount of payment of a fee, as defined in subregulation 5.36(4) of the regulations (other than a visa application charge (VAC) payment to which subregulation 5.36(3A) of the regulations applies). The purpose of the instrument is to undertake a biannual update of the foreign currency exchange rates.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 26 Jun 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
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Migration (LIN 19/041: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2019

I, Stephanie Cargill, Delegate of the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

 

Dated   25 June 2019

 

S Cargill

Stephanie Cargill  

Chief Financial Officer, Finance Division and

Delegate of the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

 

 

 


Contents

Part 1 – Preliminary....................................................................................................................................... 1

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

Part 2 – Foreign Currencies...................................................................................................................... 2

6  Exchange Rate for working out the Amount of Payment of a VAC and Fees in Foreign Currencies 2

Schedule 1—Currencies and Exchange Rates for the Payment of Fees                  3

Schedule 2—Repeal                                                                                                      5

Migration (LIN 19/001: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2019 (F2018L01823)                                                                                                                                      5

 

 


Part 1 – Preliminary

1  Name

(1)     This instrument is the Migration (LIN 19/041: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2019.

(2)     This instrument may be sited as LIN 19/041.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences 1 July 2019.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under paragraph 5.36(1A)(a) of the Regulations.

4  Definitions

In this instrument:

ISO means International Organization for Standardization.

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

VAC means Visa Application Charge.

5  Schedules

The instrument specified in Schedule 2 is repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule has effect according to its terms.


 

 

Part 2 – Foreign Currencies

6  Exchange rate for working out the amount of payment of a VAC and fees in foreign currencies

For the exchange rate for a currency in which the amount of a payment of a VAC, other than a VAC mentioned in subregulation 5.36(3A) of the Regulations, or a fee is to be paid, the table in Schedule 1 specifies:

(a)         in Column A - the description of the currency, with the corresponding ISO code in Column B; and

(b)        in Column C - the Exchange Rate for the corresponding currency in Column A.


Schedule 1—Currencies and Exchange Rates for the Payment of Fees

 

 

Currencies and Exchange Rates for the Payment of Fees

 

Column A

Currency Description

Column B                ISO Code

Column C

Exchange Rate

United Arab Emirates Dirham

AED

0.3646

Bangladeshi Taka

BDT

0.01605

Bahraini Dinar

BHD

3.5713

Brunei Dollar

BND

0.9876

Brazilian Real

BRL

0.3436

Bhutanese Ngultrum

BTN

0.01928

Canadian Dollar

CAD

1.0009

Chilean Peso

CLP

0.00200957

Chinese Renminbi Yuan

CNY

0.19942

Colombian Peso

COP

0.00042483

Egyptian Pound

EGP

0.07773

Euro

EUR

1.50426

Fiji Dollar

FJD

0.63724

British Pound

GBP

1.74432

Hong Kong Dollar

HKD

0.1707

Indonesian Rupiah

IDR

0.000094835

Israeli New Shekel

ILS

0.37291

Indian Rupee

INR

0.01928

Jordanian Dinar

JOD

1.88861

Japanese Yen

JPY

0.0119908

Kenyan Shilling

KES

0.0133435

Korean Won

KRW

0.00117298

Kuwaiti Dinar

KWD

4.40878

Lebanese Pound

LBP

0.00088824

Sri Lanka Rupee

LKR

0.0076839

Mongolian Tugrik

MNT

0.00051167

Mauritius Rupee

MUR

0.0394

Mexican Peso

MXN

0.0707

Malaysian Ringgit

MYR

0.32543

Nepalese Rupee

NPR

0.0121417

New Zealand Dollar

NZD

0.89922

Omani Riyal

OMR

3.48614

Papua New Guinea Kina

PGK

0.40416

Philippine Peso

PHP

0.02578

Pakistan Rupee

PKR

0.0094913

Qatari Riyal

QAR

0.37035

Saudi Arabian Riyal

SAR

0.35727

Solomon Islands Dollar

SBD

0.1705

Singapore Dollar

SGD

0.9876

Thai Baht

THB

0.04213

Tongan Pa'anga

TOP

0.58999

Turkish Lira

TRY

0.23236

US Dollar

USD

1.33903

Vietnamese Dong

VND

0.000057871

Vanuatu Vatu

VUV

0.0120119

Samoan Tala

WST

0.50845

Central Pacific Franc

XPF

0.0126057

South African Rand

ZAR

0.09477

 


 

Schedule 2—Repeal

Migration (LIN 19/001: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2019 (F2018L01823)

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.