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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi, Back in Feb 2013 my partner at the time and I applied for a defect partner visa. The relationship broke down and she did not pursue the residency. She left the country in Feb 2014. As this was a difficult time, I did not immediately inform immigration of the change. She wasn’t in the...
  2. Visas and immigration
    trying to sort through my things for the 820 visa heres my story met back 2015 had a share house she had a place where her friends, she later bought a place in 2015 july, with her sister, then i moved in with her , and her friend 2 weeks later. in october, she left to go on a trip for 6...
  3. Visas and immigration
    I'm a software engineer who just got invited to become Australian PR (189 skilled immigrant). My wants to move to Australia with me but her experience does not qualify for 189 visa. My gf is currently studying MBA in Canada (1 year) and she's going try to find a job there (6 month) as Canada is...
  4. Visas and immigration
    I am an Indian and intend to go to Australia to pursue an MBA. For this I would be applying for an education loan. However, I would also like to take my girlfriend along with me. We have both being staying together for around 2 years now. Current plan is to take her on a student visa too but the...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hi Guys I am on a 457 visa and I have recently lodged my partner's de-facto visa to become a dependent on mine. I was just wondering how long it usually takes for it to come through I know it's different in all cases, however we are in a genuine relationship, have used an immigration agent...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, Dependant by the way.. Well we've finally lodged for the 457 Dependant visa and I had to leave and apply offshore due to my bridging visa restricting me from applying for any subsequent visa's. I'm currently back in the UK and have sent in all the necessary evidence and even taken the...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hello all, I am new to this forum and read read quite a lot of threads of people in the same or similar situiation as myself. The main reason for my post is to have a little bit of a whine and really make sure my understanding of my situation is correct. My partner and I have been dating since...
  8. Jobs and work
    Hello all, I am new to this forum and read read quite a lot of threads of people in the same or similar situiation as myself. The main reason for my post is to have a little bit of a whine and really make sure my understanding of my situation is correct. My partner and I have been dating since...
  9. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I lodged for an application for a partner visa (I'm married to an Australian) in December last year. I'm about 1 - 2 months away from it being processed. I've been offered a job in Australia and to allow me to start sooner, they are happy to sponsor me and bring me on board on a 457 visa...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hello, hope everyone is well! My gf is from the UK and I will be her sponsor, we are currently in the process of applying for our 309 visa. Here is our back story. She came to study her 3rd year at Melbourne Uni in 2011, she moved into a sharehouse were I was living in july 2011, we started...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, I have been lurking around the forums for quite some time and I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you guys for the great advice and support you giver others in need :) I found myself in a bit of a pickle and I couldn't find any threads discussing a similar issue, so I...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I'm looking for some help. I am currently in living in Melbourne on a WHV but I only have 3 weeks until my visa expires. I would like to apply for a partner visa but not sure if I would have any chance of being successful. My girlfriend and I have been together for 7 months and our...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, I am currently in the first stage of the de-facto visa - Partner (temporary) Resident. My visa has been approved and therefore i can stay here indefinately, work and study. I am wondering if I can get FEE-HELP to do my degree in Australia . I am not a temporary resident but i am not...
  14. Education
    Hi All, I am currently in the first stage of the de-facto visa - Partner (temporary) Resident. My visa has been approved and therefore i can stay here indefinately, work and study. I am wondering if I can get FEE-HELP to do my degree in Australia . I am not a temporary resident but i am not...
  15. 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...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I posted my onshore De-Facto visa yesterday via express post. What happens next? How do we know they received our application and how long until we know we will be on a bridging visa? Many thanks for your time!
  17. Visas and immigration
    Hey Everyone, I’ve been searching the immigration website and I always end up so confused after I look at it. I wonder can anyone help me? I’ve been with my boyfriend for 16 months now – living together for 8 months. He is getting sponsored and my plan was always to go de-facto on his visa. I’ve...
  18. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, Appreciate your help on this one. Despite me and my partner being together for over a year, we have only been living togther with shared finances since August 2011 (8 months). Our understanding is that the De-Facto requirements stipulate that we need to have lived together for 12 months...
  19. Visas and immigration
    Hey, My name's Phil. I'm 21, I have absolutely no skilled work that would enable me get in that way. My girlfriend is an Australian citizen & lives on the Sunshine Coast, we have been together for 2 years, but only lived with each other (at her mums) for 10 months. Does this make the de-facto...
  20. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys, I am currently living in the United States with my Colombian girlfriend. We started dating and living together in Colombia and spent more than 5 months in a de-facto relationship before we came to the United States where she is doing an internship. We are spending 4 months in the...
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