Application Fees

Please refer to the table below to estimate your application fees.

Important notes
  • All fees must be paid in Australian dollars
  • The Stage 1: Evidence Review includes a $300 Government Administration fee.
  • You will be required to complete a Technical interview or a Practical Assessment depending upon your location and occupation. You will be informed of the actual fee for this after your evidence has been reviewed.
Application fees

Stage 1: Evidence Review

Online application form AUD $1080.00 - this includes a $300 Government Administration fee.
(An additional AUD $100.00 is applied to postal applications.)

Reassessment for Stage 1: Evidence Review $470.00
Stage 2: Technical Interview (Non-licensed occupation) $1610.00
Additional Practical Assessment (Non-licensed occupation) if required after a Technical Interview $860.00
Stage 2: Practical Assessment (Licensed occupation) $1890.00
Reassessment for Stage 2: Practical Assessment $930.00
Reassessment for Stage 2: Technical Interview $880.00
Other fees
Registered Australian Mail AUD $5.00
Express Australian Mail AUD $11.00
Assessment review AUD $100.00
Assessment appeal AUD $600.00
Reissue of Skills Assessment Outcome Document AUD $60.00
Issuing of full qualification (electrical trades only) AUD $120.00
Reissue of qualification AUD $100.00
Return of documents AUD $90.00
Additional surcharge You may be required to pay on additional interstate travel surcharge venue fee for practical skills assessment. VETASSESS will confirm if you are required to pay this fee.

You must pay fees before each stage of your Trade Skills Assessment.

Payment can be made online, by mail or in person. Please note: we do not accept cash.


We accept MasterCard or VISA.

By mail

We accept the following payments by mail:
  • Credit card (MasterCard or VISA) - pay by credit card by downloading and completing the Credit Card Authority form (172KB pdf) and mailing it to us with your application.

In person

We accept the following payment methods in person:

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

Fees are refundable in limited circumstances. Full details of VETASSESS' refund policy are available here.