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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone I am wondering if you know whether I have to do health checks straight away for my Partner Visa 820? It says when I open my application "health checks required" and that visa could be refused if I don't do them I was told to do it 6 months or 12 months after lodging the visa...
  2. General chit-chat and news
    Australia is a great country as we all know, from Education to lifestyle everything is simply amazing and while talking about all the good things about Australia, we cannot forget about the health facilities. Australia gives some of the best health facilities to its people and not only senior...
  3. Visas and immigration
    My husband will be lodging the form offshore in the next 2 weeks. While we are not so much worried about our relationship genuineness since we have been married for 17 yrs but we are concerned about visa refusal based on his lower back pain (sciatica). His work demands a lot of sitting on a...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hey, I have a quick question, I am currently doing my husband's online application on my immiaccount and it still shows that it is required to do the health assessment and the bio-metric assessment, though he did both assessments the second day we paid for the application (June 17, 2019), how...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, Please help me to figure out my situation. I am in Australia as student visa. I went to the clinic and had a blood test with virus H Pylori infection. But it is easy to erase by some medicines. I will have a health examination for visa 485, do I need to declare this to medical...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, my partner has now received his medical clearance and that status is now shown on his immi-account. The department had requested the medical examination and he completed it when it was requested, just a couple of weeks ago. I was wondering if anyone knows how long it generally takes...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I am AU citizen living in the USA with my US citizen wife (8 years). We are looking to move back to OZ to look after my aging parents but am concerned my wife may fail the health assessment due to having arthritis that requires an expensive medicine every 6 weeks. While I would expect...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, Is it normal to see that there are no available appointments at BUPA for my medical check? Do people usually have to travel to different locations to find a BUPA clinic with spaces available?
  9. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, I am intending to sponsor the onshore contributory aged parents visa for my parents. I have a couple of questions: 1. Do parents need to stay in Australia after submission until their visa is processed? Can they apply onshore and then temporarily leave Australia and return closer to...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hi, Im at the stage of submitting our EOI for 189 visa. I have completed my skills assessment etc and was feeling very confident until a day ago when someone commented my 4 year old may not pass the health requirement as she is Partially sighted. It never crossed my mind this would be an issue...
  11. Visas and immigration
    I have a little bit of a problem. I lodged the 190 visa on February 18th and got the CO asking for medicals on the 27th. We have an appointment for medicals next Tuesday, March 14th. Now the problem...my partner got his knee injured playing football last weekend. They took an Xray at the...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I've been lurking for a bit and found some useful things so thanks for that! However I do have a question regarding a medical exam I had on Monday. I'm going to be working as a healthcare professional in Australia (nurse) and everything came back fine apart from one thing - hematuria, or...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, I have been asked today to complete some health checks for a 457 visa application. I would like to know if there is any time period/limit to complete the health checks? I am going on holiday on Friday and coming back on the 13th of December. It will be really hard for me to do the...
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hello, Skilled migration 189 - My wife and I underwent the medical on 7th of November. My wife is non migrant member though she had to go through the similar tests that I had to. My immi account status was updated today to Health clearance provided - no action required, whereas in my wife's...
  15. Visas and immigration
    Hi All! I expect my invitation for the 189 to come through in the next round, in late August 2016. I have already taken care of my medicals with My Health Declarations since last March. However, I got married one month ago, and I want to proceed with my wife's health requirements as well, as...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys, So I previously applied for a student visa in December that I cancelled for financial reasons. I did the health check which included the medical exam and chest xrays. I submitted my partner visa application two weeks ago and put my hap id in since it has been less than 12 months. As...
  17. Visas and immigration
    Hello folks, I'm well into the process of applying for this visa. I'm sponsoring my partner. Although I've had a some great advice from Mark Northam (thanks Mark!), I'm keen to know if any forum members have similar health conditions to my partner and if this caused them any issues in their...
  18. Visas and immigration
    I understand that yes. I do NEED health insurance and will eventually/asap be on it. But I am confused about this part of the Partner Visa 820,801 checklist: "Evidence that everyone included in your application has adequate health insurance in Australia. Provide any one of the following...
  19. Jobs and work
    The boom in large mining projects in remote locations in Australia has led to 'Fly-In Fly-Out' work becoming popular with expats as well as Australians, but the lifestyle is apparently not good for your health. FIFO workers suffer from depression at more than twice the rate of the general...
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