Migration Amendment (Merits Review) Regulations 2021 dated 24 June 2021 [“the Regulations”] amend the Migration Regulations 1994 to prescribe increased fee for review of visa decisions (including sponsorships and nominations decisions), except the protection visas decisions, by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT).
Accordingly, pursuant to regulation 4.13(1) of the Migration Regulations 1994, the prescribed AAT fee is fixed at AUD $3,000 for applications, an increase from the previous fee of $1,826. In accordance with regulation 4.13B, the fee is not to be increased on 01 July 2021 and the amendment applies in relation to an application for review made on or after 01 July 2021.
The Regulations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislation on 25 June 2021, commenced on 26 June 2021 and are currently in force.
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