Fees and Payment

Application fees include GST if the applicant is an Australian resident for tax purposes. Please refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for information regarding tax residency.

Application Fees – Full Skills Assessment
Full Skills Assessment (GSM with Points Test Advice)
for both qualifications and employment - Australian or Overseas
Application method Applicant is a resident of Australia for tax purposes* (fee includes GST) Applicant is NOT a resident of Australia for tax purposes*(fee excludes GST)
Online application AUD $968.00 AUD $880.00
**Priority Processing Fee (available for online applications only) AUD $660.00 AUD $600.00



*Refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for more information.

**This fee is in addition to the Full Skills Assessment fee.

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 Applicant is a resident of Australia for tax purposes* (fee includes GST) Applicant is NOT a resident of Australia for tax purposes*(fee excludes GST)
Paper based application AUD $418.00 AUD $380.00

*Refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for more information.

Application Fees – Advisory Letter for the Department of Home Affairs for Points Test Advice only
(for applicants with non-VETASSESS Occupations)
Click here to apply or find out more about this application process
Application method Applicant is a resident of
Australia for tax purposes*
(fee includes GST)
Applicant is NOT a resident of
Australia for tax purposes*
(fee excludes GST)
Qualifications Online application
Overseas postgraduate doctoral degree AUD $394.90 AUD $359.00
Other overseas qualification AUD $275.00 AUD $250.00
Australian qualification AUD $156.20 AUD $142.00
Qualifications Paper based application Overseas postgraduate doctoral degree AUD $418.00 AUD $380.00
Other overseas qualification AUD $299.20 AUD $272.00
Australian qualification AUD $179.30 AUD $163.00

*Refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for more information.

Application fees - Qualifications Assessment
for purpose of Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa

Points Test Advice is not required for this assessment
Application method Applicant is a resident of Australia for tax purposes* (fee includes GST) Applicant is NOT a resident of Australia for tax purposes*
(fee excludes GST)
Online application AUD $394.90 AUD $359.00
Paper based application AUD $418.00 AUD $380.00

*Refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for more information.

Application method Applicant is a resident of Australia for tax purposes*
(fee includes GST)
Applicant is NOT a resident of Australia for tax purposes*
(fee excludes GST)
Assessment of employment for final Skills Assessment AUD $752.40 AUD $684.00

*Refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for more information.

If you are applying for a Post 485 assessment and wish to change your nominated occupation, you will need to lodge a new application online.

Reassessment Fees – Review of assessment outcome
Subject of reassessment Applicant is a resident of Australia for tax purposes* (fee includes GST) Applicant is NOT a resident of Australia for tax purposes*
(fee excludes GST)
Qualification(s) AUD $299.20 AUD $272.00
Employment AUD $537.90 AUD $489.00

*Refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for more information.

Change of Occupation
Application type Australia for tax purposes*
(fee includes GST)
Australia for tax purposes*
(fee excludes GST)
Qualification(s) Assessment for subclass 485 visa AUD $358.60 AUD $326.00
Full Skills Assessment AUD $657.80 AUD $598.00

*Refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for more information.

Reissue of Outcome Letter fees
Purpose Applicant is a resident of Australia for tax purposes* (fee includes GST) Applicant is NOT a resident of Australia for tax purposes*
(fee excludes GST)
Reissue Outcome Letter AUD $72.60 AUD $66.00

*Refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for more information.

Appeal Fees
Application method Applicant is a resident of Australia for tax purposes* (fee includes GST) Applicant is NOT a resident of Australia for tax purposes*
(fee excludes GST)
Paper-based application AUD $812.90 AUD $739.00

*Refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for more information.

Postage (if applicable)

If your application is paper-based, you can choose to receive a hardcopy letter in addition to the signed electronic outcome letter. Postage fees apply. You may choose to have your results sent via Registered Post or Express Courier International.
Printed Outcome Letter by Registered Australian mail – AUD $77.60
Printed Outcome Letter by Express Courier International – AUD $112.00 (traceable in major cities outside Australia)
Check International Post Guide

If you have applied online, you will only receive the signed electronic outcome letter. If you wish to receive a hardcopy as well, please contact us. Additional postage fees will apply.

Making a payment

We have several payment options available.

Payments must be:

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

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) - to pay by credit card by mail you will need to download and complete the Credit Card Authorisation form (172KB pdf) and mail it to us with your application
  • 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.

Refunds

You can find further information about our refund policy here

FAQs

Application fees include GST if you (the applicant) is an Australian resident for tax purposes. Please *Refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for information regarding tax residency.