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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I just applied for a 485 and was informed that I need police clearances for a number of countries and some other documents. I read previously that police clearances may be required but that the case officer would inform you. The online lodging system clearly listed those automatically...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi I was wondering if it is okay to edit my partner's statutory declaration mostly grammar and incorrect words used. I did not edit the application so there would be a clear difference in the language skills between the statutory declaration and application answers to anyone reading them. Would...
  3. Visas and immigration
    I'm not able to post links but thought I'd share this article I read. It's an interview with a former Case Officer. Hope this provides a bit of insight into something that stresses us all! ---- Kim Anh: When considering the visa application, what factors does the Department of Home Affairs...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys! I've been communicating with case officers since I recently got a request to provide more information for my onshore partner visa application. What they say is really confusing us and I would love to hear someone else's opinion! Basically, we have been in a de facto relationship since...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hello, My partner and I received an e-mail from the Australian High Commission in KL requesting further evidence (just a police check) about a month ago. I contacted the person in the last week about applying for work rights for my partner however he responded that 'unfortunately our department...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys, Basic story: no kids, the applicant's from Taiwan, Submitted an 820 application November 25, 2017 and received a request for our police checks February 15, 2018 and an Household Registration Transcript we missed. We've since provided these requested documents and the status has...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I have some questions related to PCC submission for the Australia PR process... 1. How can we get the UAE PCC within a stipulated time while we are working in India.Are there any agencies who can help to get the UAE PCC quickly??Could you please share details on the timeline for getting...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hi, We finally were assigned to a case officer 14 months after we started the 820 visa process. We were told to submit the FBI fingerprints in June 2016. We got that done and the results just arrived. My questions are: 1) How do I submit the results? Scan and upload the original letter from...
  9. New member introductions
    Hi guys! Am I the only one who is already a Visa holder but has no case officer yet? I have a few questions, but I don't know who to ask, etc. I am planning to bring my spouse as subsequent entrant. But I don't know how to process it. I have searched every corner of the DIBP website but it...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hello, My partner is on a 457 Temporary Work Skilled Visa, and we applied to put me as a subsequent entrant as a de-facto partner in mid-April 2016. I am currently outside of Australia. I recently read that the Department of Immigration recently ''introduced the “pooling” of applications...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Can I travel to Australia while waiting for Case# and Case Officer? I'm in the US now looking at Partner (309) visa app online. Thinking I should do the offshore app because I want to get process started. But I currently have plan to travel to Australia on tourist visa May 5 -- that's 8 weeks...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Hi I'm sorry if there is already a thread on this but the search tool is not working. .... I'm wondering if the rough processing times listed on the DIBP website are counted from the day of lodgement or from the day you are assigned a case officer. Also, I was using an agent who told me to...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, My fiancee is applying for the 309 offshore partner visa through the Ottawa office. - Applied 23 March 2015 - Was assigned a case officer on 23 October 2015, requesting updated police check, which was submitted a couple of weeks later. - It's now been 5-6 weeks since she submitted the...
  14. Visas and immigration
    The DIAB officer has called my employer. I just heard from a colleague close to MD, that he replied to Case Officer with surprise. Because he was surprised when the call came in and when CO asked him to verify the reference letter and it was for "Australian migration". As far I know, he even...
  15. Visas and immigration
    Case Officer - Perspective Marriage Visa Hello everyone, I applied for a Perspective Marriage Visa (subclass 300) visa from the USA about 2 months ago in April and haven't gotten a response yet. I know it can take months to get a reply but I was wondering if anyone could tell me how long it...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I applied for Subclas 189 for myself and my partner by end of Feb 2015. The CO got in touch with me in early May requesting "Form 1221 Additional personal particulars information" and "Form 80 Personal particulars for assessment including character assessment". I completed these forms...
  17. Visas and immigration
    Hi All Once lodging an application offshore for PMV visa for a low risk country citizen, can one immediately (the next day or two) lodge an application for a tourist visa to go to Australia and be with the partner? Or, can one only lodge the tourist visa application after a case office for the...
  18. Visas and immigration
    I applied online, spain is my country of residence and i stated madrid to be my closest office. 4.5 months later i have been contacted by a lady in berlin office asking for medicals and to re send one of my documents she can't view properly. this is my first contact from immi. the email states...
  19. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I'm an Australian citizen and my wife is from India... has any applied ONLINE and has an idea of the timeline for assigned case officer? We have only received an acknowledgment saying application has been received. No correspondence after that for 5 months. We have submitted the medicals...
  20. Visas and immigration
    Dear friends, I recently lodged an application for the 189 skilled independent visa and I have 2 questions at this time: - How much time does it usually take for a Case Officer to be assigned to my case? - Should I wait for a Case Officer to be assigned before getting through medical and...
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