REFUND OF SECOND INSTALMENT OF VISA APPLICATION CHARGE-(Paragraph 2.12H(2)(f))- IMMI 12/033
Key Words: Investor,Employer Sponsored,Refund
- This Instrument is made under paragraph 2.12H(2)(f) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’).
- Paragraph 2.12H(2)(f) of the Regulations provides that the Minister may specify Schedule 1 provisions, in a written instrument, whereby the second instalment of a visa application charge (VAC) must be refunded.
- The purpose of the Instrument is to add to the list of visas specified in the previous Instrument IMMI 09/137 the Schedule 1 provisions relevant to the new visas created by SkillSelect, under which the Minister may refund the second instalment of the VAC.
- The Instrument operates to enable a refund of the second VAC instalment, paid under specified Schedule 1 provisions, if that VAC was payable because the applicant does not meet the English language requirement.