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  1. Visas and immigration
    I have bipolar and I'm currently applying for subclass 190. The next step now is for me to get the medical assessment and I'm worried that by declaring I have a mental illness, I will be denied/rejected from applying for a permanent visa. I'm on very mild medication and I have maintained a...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I have applied for visa 143 for my parents back in May 2019 (acknowledged July 2019). I understand that the wait at the moment is really long. Estimated to be 2028 at this stage. However, my father has just been diagnosed with cancer, prognosis is poor. He is the main applicant...
  3. Visas and immigration
    I applied the GSM visa. I just took the medical examination at BUPA this afternoon, and got a high BP with 145/95. The final doctor (who asks you if you have cancer, HIV...) reviewed the BP again (as you know the first-time BP was tested and record in the system by a nurse in another room) via...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hello, My mom's visa medical xray showed opacities, so there referred us for 3 day sputum tests. Now they requested xray 6 weeks after sputum tests. My mom never had any TB in her life and currently have no symptoms. My question is how long does it take after the sputum test results and second x...
  5. Visas and immigration
    We recently applied for our 820 visa on 08/04/21. Me British, sponsor Australian. On 17/04/2021 I received a general purpose advice letter to get my medical check and police clearance if ones I have were over 12 months old. we front loaded out application with all polices checks needed and...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys, Sorry if this isn't the correct forum to post this on! I've been a silent reader for a long time during the visa process (309/100), but I have now come to a standstill and feeling anxious. I recently (two days ago to be exact) did the health examination as requested, and the doctor...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone :) I applied for the 801 partner visa in Nov 2018. I was issued a HAP ID number pretty much right away. Due to the lengthy processing time on applications (currently says 20-23 month) I thought it would be best to wait to book my medical until I'm within the 12 month period as the...
  8. 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.
  9. Visas and immigration
    We the family of 4 applied for the visitor visa 600 Category from India. We want to travel on April 15th 2019 for 2 weeks, and the date of visa application is January 8th 2019. I had heard that Australia grants visa which is valid from the day its granted, so i assumed that if i am granted early...
  10. Visas and immigration
    PMV Lodged: 26th October 2017 Country: India Medicals and PCC requested: 24th February 2018 Medicals done: 28th February 2018 Police submitted: 1st March 2018 Additional Medical Requested: 1st March 2018 Treatment Duration: 11th April 2018 - 24th October 2018 Final Medical Report Submitted...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Hi all Can anyone help me as I am in a predicament with my elderly mother who is 80. She was due to fly back to U.K. 12 feb 2018 but 3 days before she fell in her bedroom and broke her hip. Her visa was valid to 20 February. My mother had surgery and had screws put in her hip as it was a bad...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Does anyone know if you have to sit another medical for going for applying for the 801 visa? Just curious. Thanks tony
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, Could u pls provide me exact (!) information regarding 887 visa..? We (me, my wife and daughter -5yrs old) came in Australia with 489 visa. When we got this visa we (me and my wife) provided required IELTS score and also delivered Medical report and got visa. And we did not go back in...
  14. Visas and immigration
    HI all I am applying for 457 visa and I have my medical in 2 days.I have little high thyroid and cholestrol values and am on tablets to keep them under check can my visa get rejected because of this?
  15. Visas and immigration
    Hello friends, I am new to this forum and in the process of applying for an Australian PR (189). My query is, for Medical checkup, Do I have to disclose the medical history? I had been diagnosed with IBD (Crohns Disease in 2011) and have been doing great and in remission currently. I have not...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I did my medical test for 189 visa application few days ago. I was contacted by the panel clinic today and they said my glucose level in blood/urine is very high (Random blood glucose 191 and HbA1c 8.4) and asked me If I have/had diabetes. Until now I haven't taken any medical tests so I...
  17. Immigration Timelines
    Hello I'm looking for some reassurance regarding my partner's application. Applied for the partner visa in May 2016 offshore, he's Zambian and the closest processing centre is Pretoria. Have not received any correspondance since the acknowledgement of the application received, not even a...
  18. Visas and immigration
    Hey, When is the best time to get the medical for the de facto visa? Before or after submitting the application. Also, because the police checks are only valid for 12 months can you wait to complete them or do you have to submit them with the application? Thanks :)
  19. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I am transferring from London to Sydney with my current employer (UK 'Big 4' company) and have been told I will need a 457 visa, which they will arrange for me. I've read a few conflicting things online and I'm hoping someone can answer a few questions for me: 1) Is a medical required? I...
  20. Visas and immigration
    I am aware that police checks and medicals are only valid for 12 months and hence this is why people sometimes wait for the CO to ask for these before they do them. What I am wondering is how the "latest" entry date into Australia gets calculated? Is it linked to both of these or just one? If...
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