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Old 04-16-2013, 12:43 AM
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Originally Posted by louiseb View Post
Just a quickie am I right in understanding that now im married a few weeks ago (prior was In a defacto relationship for 2 years) I can apply for 820/801 visa immediately, once I apply would I be entitled for a Medicare card? As im not 100% sure ( and I will be using Mark Northam carnt be doing with all the hassle) I thought I,d ask.

Yes on both as Ms Swan said. I applied for my 309 within a week of being married and applied for a medicare card before my visa was granted and was given an interim paper card on the day and a plastic interim card a couple of weeks later.