Vetassess – Fees for Migration Skill Assessment (Professional Occupations)

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This Fee Structure is Updated Per 8th September 2023.

Vetassess 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.
 

Application Fees – Full Skills Assessment
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 $1136.30 AUD $1033.00
**Priority Processing Fee (available for online applications only) AUD $886.60 AUD $806.00
     

*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 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 AUD $322.30 AUD $293.00

*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)
Online Application AUD $431.20 AUD $392.00
Reassessment – Review of Qualification AUD $275.00 AUD $250.00
Reassessment – Change of Occupation AUD $392.70 AUD $357.00
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 $883.30 AUD $803.00

*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.

Occupation Group Review
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 only Negative
(not highly relevant or
not at the required
level)
Negative due to
qualification
Qualification AUD $352.00 AUD $320.00
Employment only Positive Negative due to any reason
(except qualification)
Employment AUD $632.50 AUD $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 $947.10 AUD $861.00
Group
B, C, D and F
Qualification only Negative
(not highly relevant or
not at the required
level)
Negative due to
qualification
Qualification AUD $352.00 AUD $320.00
Employment only Negative
(not highly relevant and
you are not contesting
the relevance)
Negative due to any reason
(except qualification not at
the required level)*
Employment AUD $632.50 AUD $575.00
Employment only Positive Negative due to any reason
(except qualification)
Employment AUD $632.50 AUD $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 $947.10 AUD $861.00

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

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

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

Change of Occupation
Application type   Fees (including GST) Fees (excluding GST)
Full Skills Assessment Positive Outcome   AUD $772.20 AUD $702.00
Full Skills Assessment Negative Outcome within 90 days AUD $772.20 AUD $702.00
outside of 90 days AUD $1136.30 AUD $1033.00

*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 $78.10 AUD $71.00

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

Appeal
Application method – Paper-based 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)
Appeal of Negative Assessment Outcome AUD $1122.20 AUD $1020.00

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

    Fees (including GST) Fees (excluding GST)
Renewal of Skills Assessment within 3 years AUD $490.60 AUD $446.00
outside of 3 years AUD $1136.30 AUD $1033.00

Renewal applications lodged outside of the 3-year time frame will incur a full skills assessment fee, please apply a new application online.

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 of application submission. Please find the list of documents under Eligibility Criteria. 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 are not applicable 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 be applicable to re-open a closed application.

Making a payment

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 online.

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

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.

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