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LIN 20/001 Other/Charges, Fees & Factors as made
This instrument undertakes the biannual update of the places and their corresponding currencies in which payment of a fee may be made and also, the foreign currency exchange rates in relation to the Australian dollar.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 24 Dec 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Feb-2020
Tabled Senate04-Feb-2020
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Migration (LIN 20/001: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2020

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

Dated 20 December 2019

Sanandan Dasgupta                                                     

A/g Chief Finance Officer, Finance Division,

Department of Home Affairs

 

 

 


Contents

Part 1 – Preliminary                                                                                                     1

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

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

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

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

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

Part 2 – Payment of VAC, and fees, in foreign currencies                                       2

6  Places and foreign currencies for payment of VAC and fees................................................... 2

7  Exchange rates for payment of VAC and fees in foreign currencies........................................ 2

Schedule 1—Places and Currencies for the Payment of VAC and Fees                 3

Schedule 2—Exchange Rates for the Payment of VAC and Fees in Foreign Currencies         5

Schedule 3—Repeals                                                                                                     7

Migration (LIN 19/041: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2019 (F2019L00885)                                                                                                                                      7

Migration (LIN 19/042: Places and Currencies for Paying of Fees) Instrument 2019 (F2019L00886)        7

 

 


Part 1Preliminary

1  Name

(1)          This instrument is the Migration (LIN 20/001: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2020.

(2)          This instrument may be cited as LIN 20/001.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on 1 January 2020.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under paragraphs 5.36(1)(a) and (b), and 5.36(1A)(a) of the Regulations.

4  Definitions

In this instrument:

fee has the meaning defined in subregulation 5.36(4) of the Regulations.

foreign country has the meaning defined in section 2B of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

ISO means International Organization for Standardization.

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

VAC means Visa Application Charge.

5  Schedules

The instruments specified in Schedule 3 are repealed as set out in the applicable items in that Schedule, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.


 

Part 2Payment of VAC, and fees, in foreign currencies

6  Places and foreign currencies for payment of VAC and fees

For the purposes of subregulation 5.36(1) of the Regulations, payment of a VAC or a fee must be made at a place, being Australia or a foreign country, specified in Column A of an item of the table in Schedule 1, in the corresponding currency in which a fee may be paid in that place, specified in Column B for that item.

7  Exchange rates for payment of VAC and fees in foreign currencies

For the purposes of paragraph 5.36(1A)(a) of the Regulations, the exchange rate for the currency specified in Column A of an item in the table in Schedule 2, in which the payment of a VAC or a fee is to be paid, is specified in Column C for that item, with the corresponding ISO code mentioned in Column B for that item.

Note: Payment of a VAC mentioned in this Part does not include a VAC mentioned in subregulation 5.36(3A) of the Regulations.

 


 

Schedule 1—Places and Currencies for the Payment of VAC and Fees

 

Table: Places and currencies for the payment of VAC and fees

 

Item

Column A

Place

Column B

Currency

1

Australia

Australian Dollar

2

Bahrain

Bahraini Dinar

3

Bangladesh

Bangladeshi Taka

4

Bhutan

Bhutanese Ngultrum; or Indian Rupee

5

Brazil

Brazilian Real

6

Brunei

Brunei Dollar

7

Cambodia

US Dollar

8

Canada

Canadian Dollar

9

Chile

Chilean Peso; or US Dollar

10

China

Chinese Renminbi Yuan

11

Colombia

Colombian Peso

12

Cyprus

Euro

13

Egypt

Egyptian Pound; or US Dollar

14

Fiji

Fiji Dollar

15

Germany

Euro

16

Greece

Euro

17

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Dollar

18

India

Indian Rupee

19

Indonesia

Indonesian Rupiah

20

Iraq

Jordanian Dinar; or US Dollar

21

Israel

Israeli New Shekel

22

Japan

Japanese Yen

23

Jordan

Jordanian Dinar

24

Kenya

Kenyan Shilling

25

Kiribati

Australian Dollar

26

Korea, Republic of

Korean Won

27

Kuwait

Kuwaiti Dinar

28

Lao People's Democratic Republic

US Dollar

29

Lebanon

Lebanese Pound; or US Dollar 

30

Malaysia

Malaysian Ringgit

31

Mauritius

Mauritius Rupee

32

Mongolia

Mongolian Tugrik

33

Myanmar

US Dollar

34

Nauru

Australian Dollar

35

Nepal

Nepalese Rupee; or Indian Rupee

36

New Caledonia

Central Pacific Franc

37

New Zealand

New Zealand Dollar

38

Oman

Omani Riyal

39

Pakistan

Pakistan Rupee

40

Palestinian Authority

Israeli New Shekel

41

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Kina

42

Philippines

Philippine Peso

43

Qatar

Qatari Riyal

44

Russian Federation

Euro; or Australian Dollar

45

Samoa

Samoan Tala

46

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian Riyal

47

Serbia

Euro; or Australian Dollar

48

Singapore

Singapore Dollar

49

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands Dollar

50

South Africa

South African Rand

51

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Rupee

52

Syrian Arab Republic

Jordanian Dinar

53

Thailand

Thai Baht

54

Timor Leste

US Dollar

55

Tonga

Tongan Pa'anga

56

Turkey

Turkish Lira

57

United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates Dirham

58

United Kingdom

British Pound

59

United States

Australian Dollar

60

Vanuatu

Vanuatu Vatu

61

Vietnam

Vietnamese Dong

62

Zimbabwe

US Dollar

 


 

Schedule 2—Exchange Rates for the Payment of VAC and Fees in Foreign Currencies

 

Table: Exchange rates for the payment of VAC and fees in foreign currencies

Item

Column A

Currency

Column B

ISO Code

Column C

Exchange Rate

1          

United Arab Emirates Dirham

AED

0.38151

2          

Bangladeshi Taka

BDT

0.01688

3          

Bahraini Dinar

BHD

3.73986

4          

Brunei Dollar

BND

1.02256

5          

Brazilian Real

BRL

0.34318

6          

Bhutanese Ngultrum

BTN

0.01981

7          

Canadian Dollar

CAD

1.06253

8          

Chilean Peso

CLP

0.00194386

9          

Chinese Renminbi Yuan

CNY

0.19747

10      

Colombian Peso

COP

0.0004108

11      

Egyptian Pound

EGP

0.08647

12      

Euro

EUR

1.54909

13      

Fiji Dollar

FJD

0.64331

14      

British Pound

GBP

1.77264

15      

Hong Kong Dollar

HKD

0.17868

16      

Indonesian Rupiah

IDR

0.000099307

17      

Israeli New Shekel

ILS

0.39902

18      

Indian Rupee

INR

0.01981

19      

Jordanian Dinar

JOD

1.97613

20      

Japanese Yen

JPY

0.0129581

21      

Kenyan Shilling

KES

0.0136467

22      

Korean Won

KRW

0.00118507

23      

Kuwaiti Dinar

KWD

4.62299

24      

Lebanese Pound

LBP

0.00092939

25      

Sri Lanka Rupee

LKR

0.0077944

26      

Mongolian Tugrik

MNT

0.00053476

27      

Mauritius Rupee

MUR

0.03977

28      

Malaysian Ringgit

MYR

0.33482

29      

Nepalese Rupee

NPR

0.0125034

30      

New Zealand Dollar

NZD

0.888

31      

Omani Riyal

OMR

3.6495

32      

Papua New Guinea Kina

PGK

0.4211

33      

Philippine Peso

PHP

0.02726

34      

Pakistan Rupee

PKR

0.0090002

35      

Qatari Riyal

QAR

0.38684

36      

Saudi Arabian Riyal

SAR

0.3738

37      

Solomon Islands Dollar

SBD

0.17488

38      

Singapore Dollar

SGD

1.02256

39      

Thai Baht

THB

0.04627

40      

Tongan Pa'anga

TOP

0.625

41      

Turkish Lira

TRY

0.24222

42      

US Dollar

USD

1.40107

43      

Vietnamese Dong

VND

0.000060651

44      

Vanuatu Vatu

VUV

0.0124939

45      

Samoan Tala

WST

0.53937

46      

Central Pacific Franc

XPF

0.0129813

47      

South African Rand

ZAR

0.09421

 


 

Schedule 3—Repeals

Migration (LIN 19/041: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2019 (F2019L00885)

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.

Migration (LIN 19/042: Places and Currencies for Paying of Fees) Instrument 2019 (F2019L00886)

2  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.