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  1. New member introductions
    Hi I'm Dave. Australian citizen since 2008. Moved to Berlin, Germany in 2019. Met partner in 2018 and we have lived together in Berlin since 2019. Now wanting to move back and apply for partner visa for him. Incredibly naively thought we'd be there by the end of this year. Alarmed to see just...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi Everyone, I have been looking online and can't seem to find an answer. When writing a Statement for a visa application, Who do you address the statement to? Or how do you start it if you do not address it to a specific person/government body? We are applying for a Partner or Prospective...
  3. Visas and immigration
    I’ve applied for my defecto relationship visa in 2011 and i still haven’t been granted my visa. ive been to jail and failed the character, so I was sent to villawood for 12 months and I won my case and was given my BVE back in 2018, since then immigration has only been in contact with me 1 time...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys! I recently lodged my De facto partner visa and I am filling out Form 80 which is the personal assessment thing. On the end part, it asks if “have you or any other person included in this application ever:” basically asks about previous convictions. So my question is my partner had...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, I have three questions. 1) Can a father-in-law be an exempt person using the 956? My wife is the applicant. My father (her father-in-law) would like to contact the department on her behalf as he's in Australia. 2) We have seen no movement on her immi account for almost a year...
  6. Visas and immigration
    I am currently going through the laborious task of attaching documents to my wife's partner visa application. A question - some attachment categories seem to overlap requiring the same documents. Just as one example, the category 'Marriage, evidence of' gives you the option to upload 'Marriage...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys. I'm a bit panicked as I thought this day would never come and I've been minding my business, pretending I'm a permanent resident already. I have applied for my Partner Visa (820) in Feb of 2019. I have just gotten the email requesting for police checks and the medical exam. They...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hey guys, we're just about to get started on the dreaded partner visa 820 application and have a quick question. I've spoken to a friend who went through the process in 2016 and I'm planning on uploading similar documents etc. One thing I'm confused about though, do both the applicant and the...
  9. 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...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone. My partner visa was granted a few weeks ago and I wanted to write a blog post to help others in the same situation. I have put together loads of tips and advice for people applying for the 820 and 309 visa. I really wanted to help other couples, as the process is looonnggg...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Hey everybody, new to the forum here. Could use some help with my situation. I've applied for an onshore partner visa 820/801 in September 2019. I'm still on a bridging visa A while I wait for a decision to be made. This upcoming year I'm intent on going home (with my partner) to begin studying...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Hi all! My partner and I have just received the message from Immigration that we can now apply for the 801 permanent visa. I have a few questions. What period does the evidence we supply have to cover? Is it from the day our 820 was granted or the day we submitted our 820 application? If it is...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hello everyone! I met the love of my life 3 years ago online and we've been talking every day since. Been a couple for a good 2.5 years too~ and we've visited once in Australia (she's native, I'm a yank) and I was curious as to any advice for people like me in long distance relationships that...
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hello! I am currently holding a WHV and it expires end of January 2021. I have recently returned home due to the pandemic and to be with my family for the holidays. (aging family had me worried when I would see them again, if I stayed in Australia) I know that it is extremely hard to get...
  15. Visas and immigration
    Hey guys, I'm currently holding a Visitor Visa 600 with no work rights, I've been with my girlfriend for less than a year now, and today I just applied for a partner Visa 820. It says on the grant letter that my bridging visa A (BVA) will be active only when my tourist visa ends in March 2021...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Hi I was wondering if it is okay to edit my partner's statutory declaration mostly grammar and incorrect words used. I did not edit the application so there would be a clear difference in the language skills between the statutory declaration and application answers to anyone reading them. Would...
  17. Visas and immigration
    Hi I was wondering if it is okay to edit my partner's statutory declaration mostly grammar and incorrect words used. I did not edit the application so there would be a clear difference in the language skills between the statutory declaration and application answers to anyone reading them. Would...
  18. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, I am living in Nepal and my wife is in Darwin, Australia. I was rejected my visa application twice. First rejection : Applied for dependent Visa. (My wife had Student visa) Reason for refusal : Our marriage date was after her visa application and 3 days before her visa grant. They...
  19. Visas and immigration
    Would there be an issue if the department was notified of an address change 2 days later for a partner visa application?
  20. Visas and immigration
    Should it be from the date of the last upload date of the 820 visa or should it be from the grant date of the 820 visa, or another date? Thanks to all who reply
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