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  1. Visas and immigration
    I have almost finish my application for my partner visa but I have a few concerns. We have not used an agent as we are pretty confident with our application except for a few things Regarding countries visited - I was cabin crew for four years and have managed a list of most places I travelled...
  2. Visas and immigration
    This might be a dumb question, but I will ask it anyway. I have applied for an 820/801 in Australia - do I have to inform the Canadian government that I have applied for a permanent visa in another country? Are there any negative consequences of applying for a permanent visa in another country...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Difference between "length of de facto relationship" and "evidence of relationship" I'm doing my evidence uploads for the 801/820 partner visa and don't understand the difference between these categories. I want to upload texts between my partner and I that provide evidence of significant...
  4. Visas and immigration
    SO - I'm Canadian, living in Canada with my Australian husband. We are planning to move back to Australia permanently next year (Visa depending:rolleyes:) and am just starting my paperwork. I am 30 years old, and already used my working holiday Visa when I was 18. I would prefer to have my...
  5. New member introductions
    Hi everyone, I am an Aussie citizen with a defacto partner - we are 2 guys based near Perth. He has been through the 820 route and has been waiting for 801 for ages. The decision deadline keeps getting extended. He has now been told it is 20 months but we are afraid it might be extended even...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I am hoping to get some advice on how to approach the situation my partner and I are in. I moved to Australia in May 2011 and have been with my partner since. We didn't live together straight away but timeline is: Feb 2014: Applied for de facto 820 Dec 2014: Granted 820 In May of 2016...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hey guys, My partner and i (Canadian and i am an Aussie) are in the process of getting our evidence together to apply for a defacto visa in Australia. We are currently living in Canada, so when we arrive back in Aus we will apply straight away for the visa. My question is... When arriving in...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hey everyone, I just stumbled across this stat dec form from the department: https://www.border.gov.au/Visasupport/PublishingImages/Trav/Visa/Appl/Partner/stat_dec_sponsor.pdf I have not seen it before and wondered if people include it with their initial 820/801 applications? For our history...
  9. Visas and immigration
    hello i am an Australian citizen who has been married to an american citizen for almost 4 years now. we live in america at the moment but will be arriving in Australia mid to late February. he is coming over on a ETA visa and ill just be coming home. I've tried talking to immigration lawyers...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hello all, A very happy 2014 to everyone - I hope it brings lots of visa approvals :) I have a few questions about applying for 801/802 (waiving two year waiting period) via the online method. Any/all help greatly appreciated: 1. Do you think that the Department's preference is now for...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I'm new to the forum and wanted to start a thread to ask a few questions. Short background: my husband and I met in 2007, lived together in his home country (Mexico) for almost three years, and have been back living here in Australia for over two years. We got married this year, and he...
  12. Visas and immigration
    I received my paper work from immigration on 30 August 2013 for my second stage and I sent back on 28th Sep 2013 and my eligibility date for 801 visa was 8th of October 2013. I am just wondering when I will get my PR. 820/801 Visa Date of submission: 08/10/2011 Paper Received for 1st stage...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys i need your help Im applying next week for my partner visa, I lived with my gf in 2008 for 8 month then we moved out We didn't live in the same address until we got married 3 month ago She is australian resident and im on a student visa I was still studying when we lived together I only...
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone My partner and I are a couple of months off being ready to apply for a partner visa and are weighing up whether we want to apply onshore or offshore. By way of background, I'm Australian and he is French, on his second WHV until May next year. We have been living together since...
  15. Visas and immigration
    I have applied for the 820 visa in April and am currently on a bridging visa. Due to not being able to get that good of a job without a full visa we are both considering heading to the UK where we can both work. We would ideally stay there until I get permanent residency. Would DIAC possibly let...
  16. Visas and immigration
    I got my 820 Visa on 20/11/2012. Now what is the time-frame for 801 Visa? We are in relationship from last 2 years, married and we have 10 Months Boy. When should I expect my PR?
  17. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I'm a bit concerned about the following requested in the Form 80: 1) all countries visited in the last 10 years - I can't remember the exact dates. I'm a UK citizen and they were all European countries for short holidays so I have no passport stamps and even no travel receipts (when...
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    Hi all, I wanted to post my Fiancés case and get peoples opinion on what is the best way forward. It's an interesting case so I will give some background. I am an Australian Born Man, my Fiancé is a English born girl who is currently in Australia on a 457, in March 2012 it will be two years...
  20. Visas and immigration
    I am starting this thread for anyone who has or will be applying for onshore partner visa in Melbourne. I applied in NOV 2010 and am still waiting for CO to be assigned. I am sure there might be more people in similar situation. let us all hear about your experience. Please note this thread is...
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