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Department Payment Surcharge Increases

From 1st July 2020, the Department of Home Affairs will be increasing the payment surcharges for certain fees and charges, including visa application charges, nomination and sponsorship fees, citizenship-related fees and customs duties and taxes.

The surcharge amounts will be increased to:

  • Visa and MasterCard credit cards – 1.4%
  • PayPal – 1.01%
  • Other credit cards – remain at 1.4%.

Milestone Migration uses MasterCard to lodge client applications, so from July 1, the applicable payment surcharge for our clients will be 1.4%.