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Today was one of the best days of my life.....

We finally got our visa granted.... WHOOOO HOOOOOO!!!!

Never ever give up and always fight for what you believe in!
 

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Visa Timeline

Hi @Babybah,
How much time did it take to get the visa?
And from which country are you from?
Here's my visa timeline

Date of application: 3rd August 2009

Nationality: Egyptian

Visa type: Spouse visa (309)

Offshore/onshore: Off shore

Medicals submitted (yes/no): yes with application

Police check submitted (yes/no):yes with application

Date CO assigned: on day of application 3rd August 2009

Date visa granted: visa rejected 14th December 2009

Applied to MRT (Migration Review Tribunal): 15th January 2010

MRT hearing: 4th March 2010

MRT decision: 9th March 2010 (remitted back to Embassy in Cairo as we qualify for the visa subclass 309)

MRT decision letter received in Cairo: 31st March 2010
Visa Granted: 7th July 2010

FINALLY we can put this nightmare experience behind us and move on with our lives... My advise to anyone going through what we went through is to NEVER give up!!

Good luck to everyone still waiting!

I can't wait to go home with my husband and be with our family again
 

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Babybah and Hubby!

YEYYY :) :D :) !!!!!!

I have tears of happiness in my eyes as I'm writing this...

Ohhh Greatest news!!!! Wooohhoooo :)

Wish you the bestest time for your new life!!!
 

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Hi Babybah,

I'm soooo happy for you and your husband. Finally, you can be together and start a new life in Australia.

Your story gives us all renewed hope that love can find a way :)

All the best, and stop by the forum to let us know how things go in Oz. We'll be thinking of you.
 

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Babybah and Hubby!

YEYYY :) :D :) !!!!!!

I have tears of happiness in my eyes as I'm writing this...

Ohhh Greatest news!!!! Wooohhoooo :)

Wish you the bestest time for your new life!!!
Aww thank you so much Skydancer... That is really lovely of you to feel that way! :) All the best to you and your visa too!
 

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Hi Babybah,

I'm soooo happy for you and your husband. Finally, you can be together and start a new life in Australia.

Your story gives us all renewed hope that love can find a way :)

All the best, and stop by the forum to let us know how things go in Oz. We'll be thinking of you.
Thanks so much aussiegirl, but I stayed with my husband in Egypt so we were together, but my family wasn't with us.... I will let you know and also if anyone needs advise, i'm happy to help as I done it all on my own... NO AGENT! :)
 

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Heart felt congratulations Mate. I bet it's been an ordeal you have been through. All over now and you will be able to look back and laugh about it ;)
 

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congratulations I am sooooooooooo happy for you both
Thanks trishher, your day is coming too... keep being positive and stay strong! :) I really wish I could give everyone a visa who has gone through the hard yards.. they deserve it after all the stress and turmoil SMO's put your lives through.... All the best and keep on keepin on, you'll get there!
 

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Heart felt congratulations Mate. I bet it's been an ordeal you have been through. All over now and you will be able to look back and laugh about it ;)
Thanks Turtlecouple (thats such a cute name)... Ordeal is an understatement, but yeah thank goodness its all over and we can move forward and put it so far behind us finally! :)
 
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