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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hey there, pardon me if my question is general, but I wanted someone to outline this for me. Its unclear to me how permanent residency works in a couple of regards, and what is the difference between it and temporary residency. For instance, I was considering applying for medicare although...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hello, This is probably a boring question but I need some help in deciding what I should do. I'm currently working in Australia on a 482 visa (sponsored visa) and I'm considering applying for the 189 visa (which I'm eligible), mostly for the freedom to work elsewhere and not be stuck working...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hi Friends, Hope you all are doing well! I am currently working in Australia on 457 visa from Jan 2017. I am planning to apply for a permanent resident(PR) visa(189 and 190). I got positive skills assessment from ACS on the following ANZSCO code 261312-Developer Programmer. However, it was...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hello All, I am onshore Australia, and soon going to apply for 189 PR after completing my PhD. I am legally married to my two wives in my home country Pakistan. 1. Now in my 189 PR application, I want to include both my wives and bring them in. Can anybody please advise me that is it possible...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hi all i had a question regarding Australian 457 ( Inter Company transfer ) and PR. To give a background about myself, i have undergone a kidney transplant and working for a Indian IT Company. i am trying to move to Australia ,have some questions 1) if you are moving on 457 VISA is it...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hello there, I have one question only! Is there at least 0.1% chance for my mother to get a PR on my visa subclass 189 as a dependent family member if she provides all the needed proofs that she is a dependent on me?!
  7. Education
    This week on Budget night the Fed Gov announced that Uni Fees will sky rocket for folks on PR. (Not the $2k - $3.5k increase on all Uni degrees) So why you are on PR for 4 years, for Uni now you will no longer pay the Aust rate of approx $25k for a degree but approx $70k the Intl fees for a...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Stage 2 - Permanent Partner Visa Assessment (100,801) I am Aussie and my partner is English. We are on stage 2 and the waiting period for PR was 6-8 months. That then changed and became 12 months. We are up to the 12 months this week and I have heard about all the changes. Status is: Assessment...
  9. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, I have been a PR for four years. My daughter was born a few weeks ago, and I'm in process of applying for "Evidence of Citizenship" for her. I need to provide proof that at the time of her birth, I was indeed a PR. According to Immigration website, VEVO or Visa Grant Notification...
  10. Visas and immigration
    I lodged an onshore PR application and was granted while I'm overseas. Since I am planning to enter Australia like a month after my PR was granted does this mean I fail to meet the citizenship requirement? Specifically this one: "have been living in Australia on a valid Australian visa for four...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Hello Everyone! After the age of 16 I have lived in three countries for over a year. Iran: 2006 to 2007 and 2015 China: 2007 to 2009 Malaysia: 2009 to 2014 I am now on a Temporary Graduate Visa Subclass 476. When I applied for this visa I got all my Police Clearances for all these countries...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Hi, My question is, are there any differences between section 48 and section 48a. As i applied for protection visa and it was refused and then i applied for the review with AAT (still going on), so i'm barred under section 48a to make another protection visa application. But the thing is can i...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I obtained permanent residency in Aus in 2014 and we are planning on moving back to the US next year. I don't intend to live in Australia again, but will come for holidays as my husband's family is from here. I spoke with my superannuation company and they said you can withdraw your...
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, Apologies if this question has been asked before - I've spent hours trawling the internet trying to find the answer with no joy as yet! I though it might be useful to provide you all with a bit of background info regarding my situation; I am a UK trained primary school teacher -...
  15. Jobs and work
    Hi all, I secured Australian PR recently and also validated my visa lately. During my stay, a little research over internet and discussion with friends over there, I have come to know that the job market is Australia isn't very promising, at the moment, particularly when one ain't having...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Hi, My domestic partner and I are currently applying for permanent residency in Australia. We carefully submitted our documents for skills assessment but our request got rejected last week. We were not given much information as for the reason for rejection. We have the option to appeal this...
  17. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I applied for Subclas 189 for myself and my partner by end of Feb 2015. The CO got in touch with me in early May requesting "Form 1221 Additional personal particulars information" and "Form 80 Personal particulars for assessment including character assessment". I completed these forms...
  18. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I have just applied for Subclass 189 including partner also in the application. Last year around this time, I applied of temporary graduate visa (sublclass 485) and my partner also got granted visa by May. Do I have to resubmit all the documents that I already submitted for the subclass...
  19. Visas and immigration
    For the Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) do they require the actual degree certificate or a 'letter of completion' along with official transcripts would be sufficient? (I studied in an Australian university and will not receive my actual degree certificate until my graduation ceremony...
  20. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys. I need some advice regarding my partner visa. So me and my partner are now on Temporary Graduate Visa. My visa expires at Nov 2015 while my partner's visa expires at Jan 2016. We want to get partner visa, but he just got Accounting job which will be eligible for PR, so in order to get 1...
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