Australia Forum banner

processing

  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, a thanks in advance for reading through my question and trying to help me figure out the final lodgement to this very long process. Officially as of November I will be eligible to apply for citizenship as my 12 month permanent resident waiting period will be up! I'm incredibly...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, My partner and I had in the process of waiting for our 820 visa application to be approved. However, whilst regularly updates it I now have a few concern about my/our application. If anyone can help that would be amazing. I am from the UK living in Australia with my Australian Partner...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hey guys, Is there any couple who have lived apart when applying for the partner visa subclass 309 and while it was processing?
  4. Visas and immigration
    482 GRANTED with still Pending 187 Hello Everybody, My wife's application for a 482 short stream as a restaurant manager was amazingly approved in one weeks time. the nomination/application was submitted Thursday the 7th and Nomination/Application approved Thursday the 14th. All required...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, my partner has now received his medical clearance and that status is now shown on his immi-account. The department had requested the medical examination and he completed it when it was requested, just a couple of weeks ago. I was wondering if anyone knows how long it generally takes...
  6. Visas and immigration
    I have attempted to obtain some consensus on the following issue and wanted to pose it here... What is the general consensus and experience of persons who have or know of others who chose between 300 PMV as opposed to 309 PV? In some cases applicants fit either category and the system allows...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Looks like as of April 2017 ACS is taking around 15 days to give assessment. My friend who submitted the application for the same job code as mine, 2 days later than me, got his assessment today. But I am still in stage 4. Does ACS not pick the applications in a queue? Wondering if they would...
  8. Visas and immigration
    I'v just received the below email! I have a few questions and the American websites are really hard to understand and everything is extremely vague. 1. I would like to go through one of the channeller's. I don't understand the websites or which one to go through. Some of the application forms...
  9. Visas and immigration
    Im so sorry I ask so many questions on here >.< But this should be one of my very last ones (i hope) So were applying for the Partner Visa 820,801. We've been together for 2 years: 7month online,1 month together, 5month back online, 11and few days month back physically together and not...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hello All, My case is rather a frustrating one. I lodged my application as "Class VE, subclass 175 Skilled - Independent" on April 2009. After few weeks, a new priority system was introduced and my case went to priority 5, then I had to wait for a really long time. However, in March 2014 I...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I lodged for an application for a partner visa (I'm married to an Australian) in December last year. I'm about 1 - 2 months away from it being processed. I've been offered a job in Australia and to allow me to start sooner, they are happy to sponsor me and bring me on board on a 457 visa...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Officials in Australia have launched a trial aimed at identifying the most effective and streamlined way of allowing automated passport control for certain travellers. The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) is in charge of the two stage trial, with a feasibility study...
  13. Visas and immigration
    International students considering applying to study at Australian universities are being reminded that the student visa Assessment Level Framework has been simplified. Since last month, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has removed AL4 and AL5 so that the framework now...
  14. Visas and immigration
    The Central Movement Alert List (CMAL,) a kind of watch list used by the Department of Immigration to manage people arriving in Australia has been criticised in a new report. One of the main problems is that Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) staff cannot use a biometric...
  15. Visas and immigration
    Streamlined visa processing arrangements, similar to those currently in place for universities, have been extended to prospective students of selected low immigration risk education providers in Australia who offer bachelor, masters or doctoral degree level courses. Under the extended...
  16. Visas and immigration
    The end of tax payer funded immigration advice for people arriving in Australia on illegal boats or by other means is set to save the country $100 million, it has been announced. As part of a wider policy to deter people from arriving in the country illegally by boat taxpayer funded immigration...
  17. Visas and immigration
    The introduction of credit card surcharge fees for visas has been delayed with no new date being given, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has said. The charges were due to come into effect on 22 March but a spokesman confirmed this did not happen and a new date will be...
  18. Visas and immigration
    People who need help with a visa application for Australia can choose to use a registered migration agent but they should make sure they are authorised. The Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority points out that bone fide agents are registered. It wants more overseas agents to...
  19. Visas and immigration
    People travelling to Australia for the Cricket World Cup next year who also want to attend matches in New Zealand will be able to do so with one visa. Immigration minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that permitted travellers to both countries can apply for a bilateral visa for the duration of...
  20. Visas and immigration
    People paying for visas in Australia and from abroad by credit card will be subject to a surcharge from this weekend. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) confirmed that it will apply to all clients paying for visas and other related services from Saturday 22 March...
Top