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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone. My partner visa was granted a few weeks ago and I wanted to write a blog post to help others in the same situation. I have put together loads of tips and advice for people applying for the 820 and 309 visa. I really wanted to help other couples, as the process is looonnggg...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi My partner and I are planning to move to Queensland (from Tas) but I won't have received my 801 visa yet. I currently have 820 and am about to apply for 801 but current wait time for decision is 13 months. Will moving to QLD affect our application? Do they view it unfavourably to move...
  3. 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...
  4. Visas and immigration
    I'm Canadian and applied for the onshore 820/201. I will be visiting home in June this year - would you advise that I complete my medical checks and police checks in Canada? From what I can tell, the medical is cheaper to do there.
  5. New member introductions
    Hi Born in the US with a B.S. in marketing and MBA. Only child and eldest on my dad's side. Met my partner, who's Australian, initially 7 years ago in LA and got to talking more about a year later. 2014 we both start seeing each other and decide we are in it for the long haul after he...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hi Filling out stage 1 application of 820 visa and am on the country of residence section. If I'm spending the majority of my time in Australia then would I list AUS as my country or my home country of US? My only concern by entering United States is that it gives me US location for interview...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hi I'm putting together my relationship details for Stage 1 of the 820 application. Since I'm not submitting any evidence during this phase is it ok to refer to the evidence that will be submitted in the next step? For instance, I have a bullet point in my social aspects statement that says...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hi- Couple questions here. 1. At what point during the 820 application process is a bridging visa issued? (is it before or after submitting evidence once you've paid?) 2. Is the briding visa type automatically selected or can you request for a specific one? Thanks!
  9. Visas and immigration
    Hi- I just populated all the fields for Stage 1 of the 820 visa and I'm nervous to hit submit because I didn't see any option to upload supporting evidence. When do you upload the evidence? Thanks in advance for any help! Pegah
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I am planning to apply partner visa 820 by 1 Dec 2018, my current visa expired March 2019. I am leaving overseas for travel from 9 Dec 2018 to 4 Jan 2019. I am not sure if I should lodge by Dec 2018 or Jan 2019? The dillema: I am travelling overseas to bring my partner to meet my parents...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Me and my boyfriend have been in a relationship for almost 2.5years and originally declined twice for tourist visas as I was 17 at the time (I am Indonesian)> Since then I have had multiple trips overseas to build a good travel history Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and was granted a visitor visa in...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, I have two questions. 1) I have been searching for days and I might have missed something, but I can't seem to find how I am supposed to book for a medical check. I want to do it before I lodge the visa and I am happy to risk the 12 month deadline. However I am stuck as where to...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Successful 417 WHV - Now Engaged - Future Application for 820/801 TPV Hi Everyone! Long time viewer, first time poster - this forum has been a great help and a good insight for me so hoping this continues. So at the moment, my Swedish/Finnish girlfriend/now fiance and I have been dating long...
  14. New member introductions
    Hey all! Planning on emigrating to Melbourne from the UK in December this year, my partner who is also from the UK holds a 190 Visa so I'll be entering on a 417 and applying for an 820 with him as my sponsor when we get there. Any advice would be greatly welcomed! Thanks Abi :)
  15. International Travel
    Hi, My British partner has just had his temporary visa 820 approved and we are planning on going to New Zealand later in the year. I've read conflicting information as to whether we need to notify IMMI so we thought just in case we will notify them. Is this as simple as lodging the travel...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Working on organizing myself before submitting. Trying not to give in and paying $150 I can't afford to use towards a Migration Agent Consultation to get these questions answered. Figured someone here would have to know! National Identity Card- For US citizen, is that the Social Security...
  17. Visas and immigration
    Hi there! My fiance and I are applying for our Temp. Partnership Visa (820) before the end of the year. My question is: My profession is Musical Theater, and there is a company back home (in the States) that I am thinking is going to cast me in show in their 2018 season. The issue is that...
  18. Visas and immigration
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  19. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, Me and my partner are applying for the partner visa 820. We are stressing out, really. No one in his family or friends is willing to witness for us, they either think i want to use him for the visa or the relationship will affect his career (he's 23), we have been struggling to...
  20. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, Firstly I would like to just thank you if you have found the time to read this and give me a reply, it is greatly appreciated. So firstly, I am Australian born, my partner whom I have been together with for a 1 1/2 years have decided to do the the partner sponsorship process. We have...
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