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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, hope you can help with something brief Form 888 statutory declaration for my husband’s onshore partner visa – we need two. They must be completed by Aus PR or citizens who have met us both and know the history of our relationship. Can my Mum complete one of these? Her original Aus...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hello everyone, Form 888 (needed for Partner visa 820) states: "If the visa applicant is outside Australia and is unable to have an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident complete this form, any person who knows the applicant and their partner or fiancé(e) may also complete this...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hi, My family members who are Australian citizens are in the process of assisting me fill in form 888 for my Partner Visa. However, they are not proficient in English. Is it fine for me to help them write in English on their behalf and for them to sign in front of the JP? I am concerned that if...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, I tried to locate a similar thread on this question but could not. We'll be submitting new evidence for the 801 in June. For the Form 888, we'll be using 4-5 of the same people from last time. When writing their new Form 888 - should they include full detail of our history / history...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, My partner and I are just starting to put our subclass 309 application together. We are currently living in the UK. I'm Aussie and he is English. My partner doesn't go by his birth name, and instead uses his middle name as his first name (He goes by James instead of William James)...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys, I was just had a quick question about form 888. If a teacher was the person witnessing the statutory declaration is it them who would also certify the birth certificate of the person filling out the form? How does this work? Would you present them with the original and from that they...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys! If I am adding my partner onto my 457 visa as a subsequent entrant, do the statutory declarations from friends and family need to be a written statement and signed or do they need to be completed onto form 888? Thanks, Millsy
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, Brand new here and searched both the forum and google to no avail so hopefully you’ll let this mundane mediocrity slide. I have a police officer, a lawyer and a banker lined up (I think there’s a joke in there somewhere) ready to support my marriage of 2 years (relationship of 4) for...
  9. Visas and immigration
    Hey guys, Just wanted to know how many Form 888 you're uploading for your partner visa application. I know that 2 is the number listed on the immigration website, however I have read about people supplying more than 2. Also is it preferred to have forms from both sides of the family? Seeing as...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I have a few questions that I hope someone can help me with related to the 461 visa. A bit of background: I am 18 years old and from Denmark and I am married to my 19 year old new zealand husband. We met on the internet in 2014 whereas he then came to stay in my country for a year and...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I was wondering if my friends and family who fill the 888 form out for the partner Visa 309 need to certify there passports or is a colour copy of their passport ok to send with the 888 form? If so who would be the best to certify their passport? We are applying online but noticed the...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Hey Guys, So this may be a little premature since we aren't applying for our visa until August, but I am wanting to get a great head start on what information should be contained within the Form 888 & Partner Statements. Bit of background and things I think I will use in my Personal...
  13. Visas and immigration
    I was just curious about the recommended amount of witness statements (Form 888) my partner and I should get for our initial Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) application. It recommends 2, but will it strengthen our case of we have more?
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hello, What are the consequences if you indicate in the online application form for a 820/801 visa a person as a witness, but then cannot upload the form 888. Is there a way to modify this information? Could it mean that the application isn’t accepted? Here is the situation: A friend filled...
  15. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I am planning on getting to an Australian Permenant Residency holder. From what I heard, both of us should fill out 'Statutory declaration by a supporting witnessin relation to a Partner or Prospective Marriage visa application' or Form 888. -Can we assign a lawyer or a migrant agent...
  16. Visas and immigration
    The form 888 I downloaded (from the official document checklist page) doesn't have any space to put additional information (no lined pages like the application forms). Can I just attach a normal sheet of paper? Does this need to be signed separately?
  17. Visas and immigration
    I know I need two form 888 to be filled. But i know only one person holding a Australian PR who knows both me and my partner. I know people who are not australians or Australian PR holders who knows both of us in Kuwait. Can I get them to fill the form and get it certified in an Australian...
  18. Visas and immigration
    Hi Guys, Just a strange question. my wife is waiting for her partner visa 309 in India at the moment. The form 888s that we had given with the visa application were signed by my friend/former business partner and his wife (both Australian citizen). Now a month ago I had to leave the business as...
  19. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I have just lodged my application online and was ready to upload all my docs when I read on the checklist about the form 888's and just wanted to ask do all stat decs made for de facto partner visas have to be on the 888 form...? Also is there any time frame regarding the uploading of...
  20. Visas and immigration
    I am filling out form 888 for a friend and am unsure what type of information I should put for question 5; "State any other matters you wish to ass in support of the visa application" Can someone give me any help with this? Cheers! :D
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