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  1. Visas and immigration
    Such an all rounder question but just looking for some people’s stories of applying for the 820 visa in WESTERN AUS. I feel like all I read is people Over east and in big city’s and I just don’t know what to expect .
  2. Visas and immigration
    I am just wondering what website or service an Australian has used to get a police check from the U.K.? I am using ACRO for my partner (he is British), can I (Australian) use this service as well? I have lived in the U.K. for over a year... I am finding that the Australian Post Office...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hey all, First post :D I wanted to ask your opinion. We lodged our visa in Feb 2020 and the other day I was going over the application (I am so stressed) and saw these dates: - we started dating Feb 2015, and stated that in application as date of de facto - we moved in together in Oct 2017...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hello! My wife and I are completing the 820 Lodgment at the moment, compiling the last bits of evidence over the next week or so. Does the temporary visa get granted upon lodgment (paying) or do we have to allow for a few days? My wife's current visa expires a month from now. I just want to...
  5. Visas and immigration
    I didn't see a post about this yet so figured I'd let everyone know about the introduction of a "Basic" english test required for partner visas that was mentioned just yesterday. Unfortunately I can't post links, but the best one i could find was an article published yesterday by ABC with the...
  6. Visas and immigration
    My boyfriend and I have been together from 7 months, first we became the facto partners and we just got married. Should I apply now for the partner visa or should I wait until we have been together for at least a year? If I have to wait what visa do you recommend I apply for?, I am now with a...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys, I was finally contacted by home affairs asking for more information to help them assess my 820 onshore visa. Two questions: 1) They only asked for police checks and medical. Nothing else - does this mean they are otherwise happy with my application or do I need to still continue...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, My partner (applicant) and I (sponsor) are trying to write our personal relationship statements and finding it tricky to emphasise the social and financial aspect because of Covid and lock down 2.0 here in Melbourne. Lack of money from not working and social distancing measures have...
  9. New member introductions
    Hi everyone! I'm a complete newbie to this forum (and forum's in general!) so just wanted to reach out to say 'hi' to all other members :) I came across the forum because my partner and I are looking to venture back to Australia in the coming months as he is an Australian citizen (I met him...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I have applied for the 820 partner visa, and my partner is submitting his sponsorship form. He is now an Australian citizen, but when he first arrived in Aus in 2012, he came on a 457 (skilled sponsorship visa) with his now ex wife. They divorced in 2015, but she was listed as a secondary...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, I am looking for some advice for my situation. My protection visa was refused 6 months ago and I applied for AAT review and I am still waiting for the review. In my protection visa my claims are all genuine and major claim is that my life is in danger and I was on my own. My...
  12. New member introductions
    Hi Guys, How many people still waiting for 820 visa and when you applied. i applied on 1st march 2018 still no grant application status is Received.
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi again guys I have a quick question about completing the immi form for a partner visa, onshore. It asks about my immediate family and their immigration status. My sister is currently travelling and will be coming to Australia later this year, she has been granted a visitor visa and has the...
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, I am looking for some advice for my partner who is currently in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa 417 that ends in early July 2020. We are ready to apply for the 801/820 Partner Visa though she is looking to complete a 1 year course beginning in July 2020. I am of the of the...
  15. Visas and immigration
    Hello, We have been married for 10 years or so and live in Hong Kong, if I bring my wife back to Australia on a ETA Visa initially for visiting my family then in Australia apply for partner visa (820/801), how to transition her from the ETA Visa to a bridging visa where she can work in a job...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Hello, This is my first time posting on this forum. I am hoping to hear from any Brazilian's who have applied or have had success with Partner visa 820/801 and needed to get Brazilian Police clearances. I'm Australian and my husband is Brazilian and we applied for the 820/801 in May 2018 and...
  17. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, I am currently in the process of applying visa 820 for my wife (as her sponsor). There is a section in her application asking about the sponsor's previous relationships which you need to mention whether you have previously been in a de facto relationship or married. Previously more...
  18. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I (applicant) submitted my partner visa application (form 47SP) in Mar 2019. My sponsor has also submitted her "Sponsorship for a Partner to Migrate to Australia (form 40SP)." However, I am confused by an additional item "sponsor family stage1" in my account. This item appeared before...
  19. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, I have received a letter requesting for (AFP) clearance National Police Check & Police Check from my country. Could you please let me know how long it took for you guys to be granted with the PR after sending those docs? Also, please, for the police checks from overseas translated...
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