AAT Review applications fees changes

AAT Review applications fee changed

The application fees changes for for AAT Applications review on 1 July 2021

Changes to AAT-MRD Tribunal application fees on 1 July 2021

From 1 July 2021, application fees for the review of a decision, where a fee is payable, will increase in accordance with Reg 27(1) of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Regulations 2015 (Cth): 

The standard application fee will increase to $962.

The fee payable for review of Small Business Taxation Decisions will increase to $517.

The fee payable for certain taxation applications will increase to $95.

Concession: no change from $100. These fee increases will apply where an application fee is paid on or after 1 July 2021, even if the application was lodged before that date.

Migration

From 1 July 2021, application fees for the review of most migration decisions will increase. Review of migration decisions under Part 5of the Migration Act 1958 will increase to $3,000. In cases where a 50% fee reduction is granted, the reduced fee payable will be $1,500.

The application fee payable is based on when the application was lodged.

The decision to increase this fee was announced by the Government in the Federal Budget for 2021–22.

Refugee

The fee for the review of a protection visa decision under Part 7 of the Migration Act 1958 will increase to $1,846.

This fee is payable if the review is not successful. The application fee payable is based on when the application was lodged.

This fee was increased in accordance with changes in the Consumer Price Index under Regulation 4.31BA of the Migration Regulations 1994.

You are entitled to pay a reduced fee of $100 if

You are in prison or in immigration detention.

You have been granted legal aid for your application.

You hold a health care card, pensioner concession card, Commonwealth senior’s health card, or any other card issued by the Commonwealth that certifies entitlement to Commonwealth health concessions.

You are under 18 years of age or receiving youth allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY, or AAT decides that paying the standard application fee would cause you financial hardship.

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