Citizenship Application Fee Changes From 1 July 2021

Fee changes​

There will be changes to the Citizenship application fee structure which will take effect from 1 July 2021. The fees increase is to better reflect the cost of application processing.

Applicants will be charged the corresponding fee based on when the Department receives their application For example, if the Department receives the application and payment on or after 1 July 2021 the new fees will apply.

The circumstances in which a fee concession applies from 1 July 2021 have been simplified. There are no changes to fee exemptions.

The new fees applicable from 1 July 2021 are set out in the table below as per the Department of Home Affairs website.

Citizenship application fees (effective 1 July 2021)
Application typeFee from 1 July 2021 (AUD)
Australian citizenship by conferral—General eligibility (Form 1300t):
Standard fee$490
Concession fee*$70
Child 15 years or younger applying on the same form as parent / Fee exemption^Nil
Australian citizenship by conferral—Other situations (Form 1290):
Standard fee$300
Concession fee*$35
Child 15 years or younger applying on the same form as parent / Fee exemption^Nil
Australian citizenship by descent (Form 118)
Single application / First sibling when two or more siblings apply$315
Second and each subsequent sibling appl​ying at the same time$130
Australian citizenship for children adopted under full Hague Convention or bilateral arrangements (Form 1272)
Single application / First sibling when two or more siblings apply$315
Second and each subsequent sibling applying at the same time$130
Renunciation of Australian citizenship (Form 128)$265
Resumption of Australian citizenship
Resumption of Australian citizenship$210
Child 15 years or younger applying on the same form as parentNil
Evidence of Australian citizenship (Form 119)
Separate application for evidence of Australian citizenship$240
Application for replacement of evidence of Australian citizenship lost, destroyed or damaged due to a natural disasterNil

For further information on fee concessions and fee changes, please review the Department of Home Affairs website.

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