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Skills Assessment Fee Changes Effective 1 January 2024

The AVBC has recently announced an upcoming adjustment in migration skills assessment fees, set to take effect on 1 January 2024.

A skills assessment is an evidence-based assessment of skills, qualifications and employment history. The assessment ensures that applicants have skills comparable to Australian standards. For veterinarians migrating to Australia under a points-tested skilled migration category, AVBC is the only specified assessing authority for the occupation “Veterinarian” (ANZSCO Code 234711) under the Migration Regulations 1994.

You can apply for a Skills Assessment with AVBC if you:

Migration Skills Assessment Fees for 2024

Due to increasing costs and complexity in assessments, AVBC has adjusted its skills assessment fees. All initial skills assessments will now cost $495 (+/- GST). If currently residing in Australia, GST will apply.

Priority Processing

Priority Processing of applications will not be available between Monday 18th December 2023 – 10th January 2024 inclusive.