Fees and charges

SACAT application fees must be paid or waived for an application to be active. 


New fee from:

1 July 2017

Previous fee to:

30 June 2017

SACAT application fee*



Review of a SACAT decision (Internal Review) ^


Transcript charge for the first 30 minutes $173.00 $169.00
Transcript charge for each additional 30 minutes $130.00 $127.00
Audio recordings $24.90 $24.40

* Does not apply for guardianship, administration, advance care directive, consent to treatment and mental health applications
^ Except for Reviews of SACAT decisions (Internal Reviews) where the person who the order is about (guardianship, administration and mental health orders) is making the application. 

For the full list of SACAT fees visit South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Fees) Variation Regulations 2015.


Where you can pay

Have your SACAT case number handy when you want to pay.

Online - pay online via SACAT Online Services before you submit your application.

Over the phone - call 1800 723 767 during business hours to pay by credit card (Mastercard or Visa).

Via post - send a cheque or money order payment to South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, GPO Box 2361 Adelaide SA 5001

In person - pay in person at SACAT, level 4 100 Pirie St, Adelaide.

Direct debit - complete the direct debit form to make a payment direct from your account. 

Types of payment accepted

  • Credit card (Mastercard and Visa) (in person and over the phone)

  • Cash and EFTPOS (in person)

  • Cheque / money order (via post, or in person, address cheques to ‘South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal’)

  • Direct debit.

Concessions and fee waivers

The SACAT fee is waived for guardianship and mental health applications, for holders of concession and student cards, and in certain other circumstances. Find out more.