Fees and how to pay
Fees for visa applications must be paid at (or before) the time the application is lodged. Instructions for paying fees to the Australian Embassy Vienna are set out below.
It is also possible to pay a fee at any office of the Department of Home Affairs in Australia and to send the receipt from that office to Vienna with the visa application form.
Please note that fees change from time to time; if you will not be applying for your visa for some time, please check the latest fees from the Home Affairs website (see links below) at the time you wish to apply.
1. Check the applicable charge
For visa fees, please click here.
2. Payment by Credit Card
Payments made for applications lodged in Vienna should be made by credit card.
Payment using credit cards are processed in Australian Dollars (AUD) - only Mastercard, Visa, AMEX, Diners and JCB accepted.
From 19 April 2014, a credit card surcharge will apply to transactions made using Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB and Diners credit cards. The following rates will apply:
•Visa and Mastercard - 1.08%
•American Express and JCB - 1.99%
•Diners Club International - 2.91%
Note: When paying by credit card in Australian Dollars you may incur banking and currency conversion fees and you must accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.
Please ensure with your bank that your daily credit limit and funds are sufficient to cover the visa application charge.
Complete the ‘Credit Card Authorization Form’ and send it with your application to the Embassy.
See: Credit Card Authorization Form
If you do not have a credit card, you may arrange for another person to pay by credit card on your behalf. Please ensure the credit card holder signs the ‘Credit Card Authorization Form’.
3. Payment in Australia
Fees may be paid at any office of the Department of Home Affairs in Australia. Once the fee has been paid, please send the receipt, together with your visa application, to the Embassy.
See: Paying in Australia