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LIN 21/001 Other as made
This instrument undertakes a biannual update of the foreign currency exchange rates in relation to the Australian dollar and repeals the Migration (LIN 20/003: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2020.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 07 Dec 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Dec-2020
Tabled Senate09-Dec-2020
To be repealed 01 Jul 2021
Repealed by Migration (Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument (LIN 21/003) 2021 (No. 2)
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Migration (LIN 21/001: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2021

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

Dated: 3 December                           2020

Stephanie Cargill

Chief Finance Officer

Finance Division

Department of Home Affairs

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Currencies and exchange rates for payment of fees                            3

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                     5

Migration (LIN 20/003: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2020 (F2020L00751)                                                                                                                                      5

 

 


1  Name

(1)     This instrument is the Migration (LIN 21/001: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2021.

(2)     This instrument may be cited as LIN 21/001.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on 1 January 2021.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under paragraph 5.36(1A)(a) of the Migration Regulations 1994.

4  Definitions

Note 1:       visa application charge has the same meaning as defined in subsection 5(1) of the Migration Act 1958.

Note 2:       fee has the same meaning as in subregulation 5.36(4) of the Regulations.

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

 


 

6  Exchange rates for payment of VAC, and fees, in foreign currencies

For the purposes of paragraph 5.36(1A)(a) of the Regulations:

(a)          each currency mentioned for an item in Column 1 of the table in Schedule 1 is specified; and

(b)          the exchange rate mentioned in Column 3 of the table in Schedule 1 for that item is specified.


 

Schedule 1—Currencies and exchange rates for payment of fees

Note:          The ISO code for each specified currency in Column 2 of the table in Schedule 1 is included for information only.

 

Table: Currencies and Exchange Rates

Item no.

Column 1

Currency

Column 2

ISO code

Column 3

Exchange Rate

United Arab Emirates Dirham

AED

0.36373

Bangladeshi Taka

BDT

0.01605

3.        

Bahraini Dinar

BHD

3.55568

4.        

Brunei Dollar

BND

0.98281

5.        

Brazilian Real

BRL

0.23769

6.        

Bhutanese Ngultrum

BTN

0.0182

7.        

Canadian Dollar

CAD

1.01164

8.        

Chilean Peso

CLP

0.0016948

9.        

Chinese Renminbi Yuan

CNY

0.19877

10.     

Colombian Peso

COP

0.00034931

11.     

Egyptian Pound

EGP

0.08519

12.     

Euro

EUR

1.57206

13.     

Fiji Dollar

FJD

0.63234

14.     

British Pound

GBP

1.73421

15.     

Hong Kong Dollar

HKD

0.17237

16.     

Indonesian Rupiah

IDR

0.000090724

17.     

Israeli New Shekel

ILS

0.39448

18.     

Indian Rupee

INR

0.0182

19.     

Jordanian Dinar

JOD

1.88416

20.     

Japanese Yen

JPY

0.0126984

21.     

Kenyan Shilling

KES

0.0123988

22.     

Korean Won

KRW

0.0011679

23.     

Kuwaiti Dinar

KWD

4.37713

24.     

Sri Lanka Rupee

LKR

0.0072816

25.     

Mongolian Tugrik

MNT

0.00050987

26.     

Mauritius Rupee

MUR

0.03439

27.     

Malaysian Ringgit

MYR

0.32191

28.     

Nepalese Rupee

NPR

0.0115126

29.     

New Zealand Dollar

NZD

0.88698

30.     

Omani Riyal

OMR

3.48517

31.     

Papua New Guinea Kina

PGK

0.39029

32.     

Philippine Peso

PHP

0.02757

33.     

Pakistan Rupee

PKR

0.0082218

34.     

Qatari Riyal

QAR

0.37025

35.     

Saudi Arabian Riyal

SAR

0.35641

36.     

Solomon Islands Dollar

SBD

0.16715

37.     

Singapore Dollar

SGD

0.98281

38.     

Thai Baht

THB

0.04281

39.     

Tongan Pa'anga

TOP

0.59594

40.     

Turkish Lira

TRY

0.1684

41.     

US Dollar

USD

1.33586

42.     

Vietnamese Dong

VND

0.000057735

43.     

Vanuatu Vatu

VUV

0.0119124

44.     

Samoan Tala

WST

0.52559

45.     

Central Pacific Franc

XPF

0.0131738

46.     

South African Rand

ZAR

0.08129

 

 


 

Schedule 2—Repeals

Migration (LIN 20/003: Payment of Visa Application Charges and Fees in Foreign Currencies) Instrument 2020 (F2020L00751)

1  The whole of the instrument