Skills Assessment fees for Professional Occupations | VETASSESS Skip to main content

Skills Assessment fees for Professional Occupations

Professional Fees and Payments

Fees and payments

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

Fees and payments

Full Skills Assessment Fees

For both qualifications and employment - Australian or OverseasApplying from within Australia (includes GST) Applicant is not a resident of Australia for tax purposes (excludes GST)
Online applicationAUD $1136.30AUD $1033.00
**Priority Processing Fee AUD $886.60AUD $806.00

*Refer to the Australian Taxation Office website for more information.  
**This fee is in addition to the Full Skills Assessment fee.

Points Test Advice only (for applicants with non VETASSESS Occupations)


Click here to apply or find out more about this application process

Qualifications Online applicationApplying from within Australia (includes GST)*Applicant is not a resident of Australia for tax purposes (excludes GST)*
Qualifications online applicationAUD $332.30AUD $293.00

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

Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) visas

Application Type Applying from within Australia (includes GST)* Applicant is not a resident of Australia for tax purposes (excludes GST)
Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) visasAUD$431.20 AUD$392.00

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

Post - 485 assessment under the same occupation

Application MethodApplying from within Australia (includes GST)* Applicant is not a resident of Australia for tax purposes (excludes GST)
Assessment of employment for final Skills AssessmentAUD $883.30AUD $803.00

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

Post - 485 assessment under a different occupation

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 - review of assessment outcome (within 90-day timeframe)

Occupation GroupReview   
application type
Qualification outcome   
for initial application
Employment outcome for   
initial application
Additional   
Supporting   
Evidence   
required
Fees   
(including GST)
Fees   
(excluding GST)
Group   
A and E 
Qualification onlyNegative   
(not highly relevant or   
not at the required   
level)
Negative due to   
qualification
QualificationAUD $352.00AUD $320.00
Employment onlyPositiveNegative due to any reason   
(except qualification)
EmploymentAUD $632.50AUD $575.00
Both Qualification   
and Employment
Negative   
(not highly relevant or   
not at the required   
level)
Negative due to any reason   
(including qualification)
Qualification   
and   
Employment
AUD $947.10AUD $861.00
Group   
B, C, D and F
Qualification onlyNegative   
(not highly relevant or   
not at the required   
level)
Negative due to   
qualification
QualificationAUD $352.00AUD $320.00
Employment onlyNegative   
(not highly relevant and   
you are not contesting   
the relevance)
Negative due to any reason   
(except qualification not at   
the required level)*
EmploymentAUD $632.50AUD $575.00
Employment onlyPositiveNegative due to any reason   
(except qualification)
EmploymentAUD $632.50AUD $575.00
Both Qualification   
and Employment
Negative   
(not highly relevant or   
not at the required   
level)
Negative due to any reason   
(including qualification)
Qualification   
and   
Employment
AUD $947.10AUD $861.00

*You should hold sufficient years of highly relevant employment within last five years to compensate for the lack of a highly relevant major field of study.
 

Review applications lodged outside of the 90-day timeframe will incur full skills assessment fees.

Reassessment - Change of Occupation

Application TypeApplying from within Australia (includes GST)Applicant is not a resident of Australia for tax purposes (excludes GST)
Full Skills Assessment Positive OutcomeAUD $772.20      AUD $702.00
Full Skills Assessment Negative Outcome within 90 daysAUD $772.20AUD $702.00
Full Skills Assessment Negative Outcome outside of 90 daysAUD $1136.30AUD $1033.00

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

Reissue of Outcome Letter

PurposeApplying from within Australia (includes GST)* Applicant is not a resident of Australia for tax purposes (excludes GST)
Reissue Outcome LetterAUD $78.10AUD $71.00

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

Appeal

Application method - AppealApplying from within Australia (includes GST)*Applicant is not a resident of Australia for tax purposes (excludes GST)
Appeal of Negative Assessment OutcomeAUD $1122.00AUD $1020.00

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

Renewal of Skills Assessment Application Fee

Renewal of Skills AssessmentApplying from within Australia (includes GST)Applicant is not a resident of Australia for tax purposes (excludes GST)
Within 3 yearsAUD $490.60AUD $446.00
Outside of 3 yearsAUD $1136.30AUD $1033.00

Renewal applications lodged outside of the 3-year timeframe will incur a full skills assessment fee, please lodge a new application. 

Other Information

Withdrawal, Closure and Reopening of an Application

Withdrawal:

If you request to withdraw an application before the assessment commences, a full refund will be considered, less an administration fee of AUD$161. Please see our Refund Policy for further details.

Closure:

You are expected to provide complete documentation at the time you submit your application.. Please find the list of documents under Required Documents. If any information or documents are missing from the application, we will provide 15 calendar days to submit them. If the outstanding documents are not submitted within the given timeframe, a final notice will be issued giving seven additional days before the application is closed without further communication. Please note that refunds don't apply to closed applications.

Reopening:

You may request to re-open an application after providing all required documents and information within 90 days of closure. Requests received after 90 days will not be accepted and you will need to lodge a new application and pay the full assessment fee. In all instances, an administration fee of AUD$161 will apply to reopen a closed application.

Making a payment

We have two 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:

  • MasterCard
  • VISA

Refunds

You can find further information about our refund policy here.

Explore FAQs

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

We're here to help

icon logo

Contact us

Ask a question or find more information.

icon logo

Call our office

Speak to our friendly customer support team.

icon logo

Email us

Send us your question or ask for more information.