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Old 10-12-2010, 07:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Wanderer View Post
If you have a visa without a No Further Stay condition on it, when you submit an application Immi will normally set up a bridging visa but they do not get activated until expiry of your existing visa.
Actual processing time can vary significantly and is dependant on many factors and you can lodge your application but it is really no different to mailing it in.
I posted my application in May 2009 and 820 visa was granted in July 2009, so it was a two month wait for me.