Important Notice Regarding Postage

For applicants from India who wish to receive their results by Express Courier, please double check on the Australia Post website that they can be delivered to your area by this method.

Unfortunately Australia Post do not deliver to certain areas in India by Express Courier, if this applies to your area then an alternative address or postage method will be required.

Fees & payment

VETASSESS fees

Please click on the relevant service below for information on VETASSESS fees applicable:

Full Skills Assessment (ENSOL/ State Territory Nominated/GSM without Points Test Advice)
Full Skills Assessment (GSM with Points Test Advice)

Points Test Advice (pending or returning VETASSESS applicants)
Points Test Advice only (for applicants with non-VETASSESS Occupations)

Qualifications Assessment to support a 485 visa application

Post-485 assessment under the same occupation (ENSOL/ State Territory Nominated/GSM without Points Test Advice)
Post-485 assessment under the same occupation (GSM with Points Test Advice)
Post-485 assessment under a different occupation

Reassessment – review of assessment outcome
Reassessment – change of occupation

Reissue
Appeal
Making a payment

VETASSESS Refund Policy

Application Fees – Full Skills Assessment
ENSOL/ State Territory Nominated/GSM without Points Test Advice
for both qualifications and employment - Australian or Overseas
Application method Applying from within Australia
(includes GST*)
Applying from outside Australia
(excludes GST*)
Online application AUD $693.00 AUD $630.00
Paper based application AUD $737.00 AUD $670.00

 

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Postage (if applicable)

Application Fees – Full Skills Assessment
Full Skills Assessment (GSM with Points Test Advice)
for both qualifications and employment - Australian or Overseas
Application method Applying from within Australia
(includes GST*)
Applying from outside Australia
(excludes GST*)
Online application AUD $693.00 AUD $630.00
Paper based application AUD $737.00 AUD $670.00
PLUS applicable fees for qualifications and employment positions you would like Points Test Advice on (see below)
Qualifications Overseas postgraduate doctoral degree AUD $385.00 AUD $350.00
Other overseas qualification/Australian qualification No additional fee payable to list other overseas qualification/Australian qualifications on the Points Test Advisory Letter issued with the Skills Assessment
Employment (only one fee applies) One or two employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $88.00 AUD $80.00
Three or four employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $165.00 AUD $150.00
Five or more employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $330.00 AUD $300.00

 

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Postage (if applicable)

Application Fees
Points Test Advice (pending or returning VETASSESS applicants with a full Skills Assessment)
Click here to apply or find out more about this application process
Application method Applying from within Australia
(includes GST*)
Applying from outside Australia
(excludes GST*)
Qualifications


Fees payable will include any previously positively assessed qualifications, plus any additional qualifications to be assessed for Points Test Advice.

The highest fee for other qualifications applies.
Qualification/s positively assessed for the Skills Assessment AUD $66.00 AUD $60.00
Other Overseas postgraduate doctoral degree (not previously assessed) AUD $385.00 AUD $350.00
Other overseas qualification (not previously assessed) AUD $275.00 AUD $250.00
Other Australian qualification (not previously assessed) AUD $165.00 AUD $150.00
Employment (only one fee applies) One or two employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $88.00 AUD $80.00
Three or four employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $165.00 AUD $150.00
Five or more employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $330.00 AUD $300.00

 

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Postage (if applicable)

Application Fees – Advisory Letter for DIBP for Points Test Advice only
(for applicants with non-VETASSESS Occupations)
Click here to apply or find out more about this application process
Purpose Applying from within Australia
(includes GST*)
Applying from outside Australia
(excludes GST*)
Qualifications Online application
Overseas postgraduate doctoral degree AUD $363.00 AUD $330.00
Other overseas qualification AUD $253.00 AUD $230.00
Australian qualification AUD $143.00 AUD $130.00
Qualifications Paper based application Overseas postgraduate doctoral degree AUD $385.00 AUD $350.00
Other overseas qualification AUD $275.00 AUD $250.00
Australian qualification AUD $165.00 AUD $150.00

 

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Postage (if applicable)

Application Fees Skills Assessment
for purpose of Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa

Points Test Advice is not required for this assessment
Application method Applying from within Australia
(includes GST*)
Applying from outside Australia
(excludes GST*)
Online application AUD $363.00 AUD $330.00
Paper based application AUD $385.00 AUD $350.00

 

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Postage (if applicable)

Application Fees – Post-485 Assessment
Post-485 assessment under the same occupation for ENSOL/ State Territory Nominated/GSM without Points Test Advice
Application method Applying from within Australia
(includes GST*)
Applying from outside Australia
(excludes GST*)
Assessment of employment for final Skills Assessment AUD $473.00 AUD $430.00

 

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Postage (if applicable)

Application Fees
Post-485 Assessment under the same nominated occupation for GSM with Points Test Advice
Application method Applying from within Australia
(includes GST*)
Applying from outside Australia
(excludes GST*)
Assessment of employment for final Skills Assessment AUD $473.00 AUD $430.00
PLUS applicable fees for qualifications and employment positions you would like Points Test Advice on (see below)
Qualifications Overseas postgraduate doctoral degree
(not previously assessed)
AUD $385.00 AUD $350.00
Other overseas qualification
(not previously assessed)
AUD $275.00 AUD $250.00
Australian qualification
(not previously assessed)
AUD $165.00 AUD $150.00
The above fees apply to a higher qualification than was positively assessed on the Skills Assessment for 485 Visa purposes. The qualification assessed positively for the 485 Visa purposes will be listed in the Advisory Letter for Points Test purposes if you do not request a higher qualification to be assessed.
Employment (only one fee applies) One or two employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $88.00 AUD $80.00
Three or four employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $165.00 AUD $150.00
Five or more employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $330.00 AUD $300.00

 

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Postage (if applicable)

Post-485 assessment under a different occupation

If you are applying for a Post 485 and wish to change your nominated occupation, you will need to complete the SRG1 form and pay the relevant fees

 

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Postage (if applicable)

Reassessment Fees – Review of assessment outcome
Reason for reassessment Applying from within Australia
(includes GST*)
Applying from outside Australia
(excludes GST*)
Overseas doctoral degree AUD $330.00 AUD $300.00
Other qualification(s) AUD $220.00 AUD $200.00
Employment AUD $330.00 AUD $300.00

 

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Postage (if applicable)

Reassessment Fees – Change of Occupation
Reason for reassessment Applying from within Australia
(includes GST*)
Applying from outside Australia
(excludes GST*)
Qualification Assessment AUD $330.00 AUD $300.00
Skills Assessment AUD $550.00 AUD $500.00
PLUS applicable fees for qualifications and employment positions you would like Points Test Advice on (see below)
Qualifications Overseas postgraduate doctoral degree AUD $385.00 AUD $350.00
Other overseas qualification/Australian qualification No additional fee payable
Employment (only one fee applies) One or two employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $88.00 AUD $80.00
Three or four employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $165.00 AUD $150.00
Five or more employment positions over the last 10 years AUD $330.00 AUD $300.00

 

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Postage (if applicable)

Reissue Fees
Reason for reissue Fees
Skills Assessment or Points Test Advice AUD $60.00
Skills Assessment and Points Test Advice AUD $100.00

 

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Postage (if applicable)

Appeal Fees
Reason for appeal Applying from within Australia
(includes GST*)
Applying from outside Australia
(excludes GST*)
Overseas doctoral degree AUD $330.00 AUD $300.00
Other qualification(s) AUD $220.00 AUD $200.00
Employment AUD $330.00 AUD $300.00

 

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Exemption from paying the GST component

Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a broad-based tax of 10% on most goods, services and other items sold or consumed in Australia. If you are not in Australia at the time of lodging the application you may be exempt from paying the GST component.

You need to provide evidence for this exemption if one of your addresses in your application is an Australian address.

Acceptable evidence includes:

  • a Statutory Declaration
  • a Notarial certificate
  • a statement signed by a registered migration agent or lawyer.

This evidence must:

  • clearly state that the applicant was not in Australia at the time of lodging the application
  • be written on company letterhead
  • be signed by the individual registered migration agent/lawyer making the statement (not a representative)
  • be faxed or posted.

 

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Making a payment

We have several payment options available. Find out about the different payment methods we accept.

Payments must be:

  • made payable to VETASSESS
  • in Australian dollars
  • paid and cleared 7 days prior to your assessment

All payments are non-refundable.

You will be able to complete payment using any one of the following methods:

Online

We accept MasterCard or VISA where online application and payment is permitted.

By mail

We accept the following payment methods by mail:

  • credit card (MasterCard or VISA)
  • cheque – which must be cleared before the service is provided (overseas payments must be bank cheque or bank draft – payable at an Australian bank)
  • Australia Post money order

In person

We accept the following payment methods in person:

  • EFTPOS (electronic funds transfer point of sale)
  • credit card (MasterCard or VISA)

Please note: we do not accept cash payments including in person, posted or paid into a bank account.

Paying by credit card

If you are paying by credit card either in person or by mail, download and complete a credit card authority form (PDF - 94 Kb).

More information