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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, I am preparing 143 Contributory Parent Visa application for my parents. Question 1: My dad went through compulsory community military service 30+ years ago in his home country (it was compulsory back in the days). One of the questions in the character section asks: have you...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, I'm hoping someone will be able to provide some guidance. my father-in-law is currently in Australia on a visitor visa 600. We would like him to stay with us permanently so we are looking at visa options. We were thinking to apply for the Aged Parent Visa 804 and we've listed the...
  3. Visas and immigration
    hi there, Im currently fill 40 and 47PA to sponsor my mom 65 yrs old to stay in Australia and i have 1 older brother back home. she hold a 3yrs visitors visa atm. any one recent apply can help please? 1. Should we better apply when she Onshore or when she offshore?(currently she in in...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, What is the difference between queue assessment and visa assessment? Queueing system was introduced in 2020 for contributary parent visa. Previously, visa approval usually happens quite soon after health check and character check. Does it mean health check will happen earlier with...
  5. 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...
  6. New member introductions
    I have submitted parents visa under family sponsored tourist visa in early Jan 2022. Medical examination was done within 7 days. It’s 2.5 months since then and no progress is made. I didn’t file for travel exemption, is that the reason for delay? Anyone having similar experience here?
  7. Visas and immigration
    Currently onshore with 651 visitor visa and looking to submit 804. We are hoping to leave Australia 8 weeks after arrival, to sell up overseas and return to Australia within 12 months or less. I understand we need BVB to do this, and can obtain BVB after BVA is issued upon acceptance of 804...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hi All I need some advise from you all knowledgeable people. We are a family of four, all NZ citizens. I wish to know if there is a way that I can bring my mother to Australia if I move to Australia. I and my wife both work in IT and can find a job in IT in Australia. My mum is alone and I wish...
  9. Visas and immigration
    Hi Guys, My parents came to Australia last year on a visitor visa 600, and No further stay condition waiver granted. Due to covid, I would like them to stay here with me and my sister as my parents pass the balance of Family test and me pass the Sponsorship requirements, can I apply for a Parent...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hey folks - my wife and I had our first baby in December, and my mom is really struggling with not being able to be here. Is the Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa (subclass 870) still being issued in COVID times? She'd be willing to do the 2-week quarantine to get to me the little guy. I'm a...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Hi, out there. can anyone help me understand the reason that Parents 103 Visa queuing number increased from 17,350 in Feb 2019 to 18,960 in May 2020 for the same queuing date? It would be really appreciated if anyone can help.
  12. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, My family applied for the 143 contributory parent visa on June 2017. According to the website of the immigration department, it is only assessing Visa up to July 2015. When will my case be likely to be reached?
  13. Visas and immigration
    — Admin, please remove if it’s not the appropriate forum. — Hey guys, Quick question if anyone knows; My grandfather is here on a bridging visa waiting for grant of his parent visa application. We would like to get him a private health insurance while he’s waiting for the grant. Does anyone...
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I am posting this thread about the Assurance of Support bank guarantee amount as I am not able to find the relevant information either on the immigration or Department of Human Services websites. This is regarding a parent visa (contributory) application that was filed for my mother back...
  15. Visas and immigration
    A new temporary sponsored parent visa is to be introduced in Australia in the first half of next year which the Immigration Minister said will provide new pathways for families to be reunited. The legislation tied to the new visa has now been passed through Parliament and paves the way for the...
  16. Visas and immigration
    So we received the email from home affairs dated June 14, 2018, that the 2nd VAC is now payable, there is 3 applicants in the application 2 is offshore while the other 1 is inside Aus. The email says that the application cannot be finalized while an appilcant is in Australia. The applicant is...
  17. Visas and immigration
    Dear Members, it will be highly appreciable if you can help me reagarding my mum's longer visit visa. My mum is in Australia for 3 months (first time). she doesnt have "no further stay" condition on her visa. it means she can apply for any visa while she is in Australia. we are applying for...
  18. Visas and immigration
    Hello Everyone; Have been searching but didn't find a dependable or an authentic answer so far, as per my understanding Australian govt. did change or discuss the adult dependant's options which were to be excluded from the list but not sure if that part was finalized. I've got a few...
  19. Visas and immigration
    CONTRIBUTORY PARENT VISA Like many, I fail the Balance of Family Test and find myself in a pickle. My siblings are grown up, settled and have lives of their own. No chance of moving here. Having worked hard to gain Residency, I now operate a Company, pay a good chunk in tax and have private...
  20. Visas and immigration
    I was wondering what is the best way to bring my 56 years old widowed mother who is fully financially dependent on me. I am in the process of uploading my documents to immiaccount for visa subclass 189 but I have stopped for 2 main reasons! 1. I was told that i can not include my mother in the...
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