Acceptable Payment Methods
Please Note: You must include the exact amount that you wish to pay. Failure to do so, may result in your application being invalid.
The Department of Home Affairs in London accepts the following payment methods:
- Credit Card in Australian Dollars: Mastercard Credit Card, Visa Credit Card, American Express Credit Card, Diners Credit Card, JCB Credit Card. Clients that complete the payment section of the application form are charged in Australian Dollars (AUD) only. Please note that if paying by credit card in Australian Dollars you may incur banking and currency conversion fees and you accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.
- Bank Cheque in Pounds Sterling and made payable to the 'Australian High Commission'. Clients whose bank is outside of the UK must ensure they request a bank cheque that can be ‘cleared’ in the UK and paid into a UK bank account. London cannot accept bank cheques in euros, Australian dollars or any currency other than pounds sterling.
Note: London does not accept personal cheques, or company cheques.
When the London office receives your application we check that you have paid by an acceptable method and that you have paid the current applicable charge. If there is a problem with either, an officer will contact you. We are unable to progress your application until payment issues are addressed. To prevent undue delay, an officer will contact you by telephone or email you wherever possible.
Current application charges
The application charges may change bi-annually on 1 January and 1 July.
Visa and Citizenship Applications
For comprehensive information about visa application charges for all types of visas and citizenship applications, please visit the Australian Department of Home Affairs website.
To see visa application charges, please click here.
To see citizenship fees, please click here.