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Payment Details for Skilled Migration Applications

Please be advised that RDA Northern Inland is not receiving any new 491 Visa applications as it has reached its assigned allocation.


Please refer to the NSW Government website to identify alternate NSW regional options.

Please note that payment for your application assessment fee does not guarantee a positive outcome for your application.

Payment is required as part of your application, and we will not commence assessment of your application until your payment can be verified.

Our assessment fees are:

Skilled Regional State Nominated (491 visa) : AUD $800.00
Employer Nomination (RSMS): AUD $770.00

We can accept payment for your certification fee by either:

  • Direct Deposit
  • Credit Card via PayPal
  • Bank Cheque, Personal Cheque or Australia Post Money Order

Please ensure that you include a copy of your payment receipt with your application submission so we can identify your payment.

Paying by Direct Deposit

Our bank account details are as below. This can be completed either through your online banking or by going into a branch of the Commonwealth Bank near you. Please state the name that the applicaiton is for in the detail for the deposit.

Bank: The Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Account Name: Regional Development Australia - Northern Inland
BSB: 062501
Account No: 10383622


Swift Code (BIC) for international deposits: CTBAAU2S


Bank Cheque, Personal Cheque or Australia Post Money Order

Note that these payments are not preferable, as they must clear in our bank account before assessment can commence on your application, which will extend the time for processing.

These need to be made out to Regional Development Australia Northern Inland and mailed to:

RDA - Northern Inland
PO Box 72
Armidale NSW 2350


Credit Card / PayPal

We accept credit card payments via PayPal by selecting the type of certification you will be submitting and adding the applicant name and agent name as applicable using the form below.

PayPal will also accept international transactions.

You do not need a PayPal account to use this method. If you do not have an account, select "Pay with Credit or Debit Card" on the first screen that appears.

PayPal will email you a receipt, please include a copy of this with your application.

Please note that Paypal will not accept payments from bank accounts and credit cards in countries in which it does not operate. Check if your country is on PayPal's list of supported countries. Unfortunately we are unable to accept credit or debit card payments from countries not on this list. You will need to organise a direct deposit as detailed above.

Type of Certification
Applicant's Name
Agent's Name (if applicable)

Processing of your certification assessment will not commence unless we can verify your payment.

By submitting a payment for a 491 Visa nomination application, you are agreeing to the Refund Statement available below.

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Opening Hours 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
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Address 143 Marsh Street
Armidale NSW 2350
Postal Address PO Box 72
Armidale NSW 2350
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