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  1. Visas and immigration
    Like many others, my partner and I are under the pressure of the new changes that will soon be impacting the current Partner Visa framework. I am becoming crazy paranoid about the strength of our application, so I'm getting advice from a variety of sources. I wanted to see what the general...
  2. Visas and immigration
    I have a tricky questions when understand and calculate the 4 years for citizenship. Below is my situation: I was holding a 457 visa from July 2015 - Sep 2017. In this period, physically in Au from Mar 2016 - Sep 2017 Then left Au in Oct 2017 and now I am applying a 189 visa. Supposing the...
  3. Visas and immigration
    I was holding a 457 visa from July 2015 - Sep 2017. In this period, physically in Au from Mar 2016 - Sep 2017 Then left Au in Oct 2017 and now I am applying a 189 visa. Supposing the 189 visa can be processed quickly and I will arrive in AU and physically stay there. When calculate the 4...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Is this enough for defacto 12months??? I met my gf in july 2015, after a year apart (and staying in contact) I travelled to her country England and holidayed with her for one week, we can prove financial dependence over this time (hotels ubers shows and tickets ect). Then we were apart till...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hello, My fiance is an American citizen, and we are currently applying for a partner visa. I am her sponsor. As part of this process, we must submit an overseas penal clearance certificate for all of the countries that she has lived in for more than 12 months. She worked in China, Baoshan...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, My partner and I are applying for the de facto visa soon. I lived in Australia on a working holiday visa for 9 months previously. By the time we lodge the application I will have lived in Australia for 10.5/11 months collectively. Do I need to provide a police check? I...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I'm currently here in a 417 visa, I met my partner whilst travelling and moved here on this visa to spend time and see if it's worth it. After 9 months we know we want to apply for a defacto visa. What we can't understand is when I can submit. We got in to a relationship the week I got...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hi there :) , Can you guys help me with this one, thanks in advance: Visa Class: Visitor (class FA). Visa Subclass: Visitor (subclass 600). Visa Subclass Stream: Tourist. Visa Grant Date: 14 October 2015. Most Not Arrived After: 14 October 2016. Stay Period: 12 month(s) from the date of each...
  9. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I've looked for other threads answering my question, but couldn't find what I'm looking for. I've arrived in Australia on 17 December 2014, and I'd like to know if I'll have to leave the country on 16 December 2015 no matter what, or if I leave the country for a day and come back before...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hi All I am applying for an evisitor visa subclass 651, from a low risk country, and I want to spend 12 months in Australia. When I apply, do I have to ask for 12 months to be granted, or is 12 months always given (with 3 months max per time), and if I have to ask is it better to ask for only 3...
  11. Visas and immigration
    I have been in a relationship with my partner for more than 2 years, but we have only been living together for the past 11 months and 25 days by the time that she will have to return to Australia to continue her university course. So my question is: should we wait until the 12 months are...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Hi, first time user. My girlfriend lives in Australia and is a citizen of Australia and we are wanting me to go there and to stay with her so we can meet the 12 month rule of de-facto relationship so later we can apply for either the Prospective Marriage Visa or the Partner Visa at the end of...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi there! My name is Caitlyn, and my partner Laura and I have been in a relationship as a same-sex couple since January this year - although we have been 'dating' long distance since November 2011. Laura is from the UK, and flew to Australia on February 14th 2012 so that we could be together and...
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I've found this forum to be a great source of information, thanks to all that have posted here. I was hoping some of you may be able to advise us on our specific situation. My partner is Japanese and we'd like to apply for a defacto/partner visa. I am Australian. She is currently...
  15. Visas and immigration
    The posts on here have been really informative but I would like some advice regarding my personal situation if anyone can help? Immigration cannot be specific and I am having trouble getting hold of my local migration agent plus it seems to be rather expensive! I really just want to know if it...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Hey guys! I'm new to this site and have a query about the one-year relationship requirement. Our situation is as follows: I am an Irish citizen and have been in a defacto relationship with my Australian boyfriend since April 2009 (we met while I was on a 1-year working holiday visa). We lived...
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