1445 form to extend working beyond 6 months

Go Back   Living and Working in Australia Forum With Immigration and Travel Information > Living in Australia > Visas and immigration

Visas and immigration The Australia Forum for visas, immigration and migration to Australia. Please use this section to discuss all your immigration and moving to Australia needs. Discuss visa types, time lines, submission dates, police checks and read our members' immigration success stories here.

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By Engaus

1445 form to extend working beyond 6 months

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 02-13-2015, 07:59 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 3
Users Flag! From germany

4 likes given
1445 form to extend working beyond 6 months

Hi everyone!

This subject is not easy to find from anywhere, so hopefully you guys can help me out. I am currently on my second work and holiday visa, I have been working as retail assistant for a company soon six months, however my boss would like to make me a manager of the store, and I would like to continue working for her. I called to the immigration office to ask if there is a possibility to extend working beyond six months, they said that there is a form 1445 for that. When I read the conditions in getting the extension, it indicates that there has to be a valid reason to get the extension, for example working in retail wouldn't be such a skilled job. I just would like to keep working for her and she would like me to keep working with her as well. Would it be good enough reason to get the extension if I get promoted? Please help me anyone, someone?


  #2 (permalink)  
Old 02-13-2015, 11:20 AM
Engaus's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 1,078
Users Flag! From australia

500 likes received
117 likes given
As far as I am aware, you will need a more legitimate reason than this to be granted a extension.

Below are some of the reasons that IMMI will grant you an extension:

Exceptional circumstances might include remaining in your current job for one of the following reasons:
• for a very short time (days or weeks) as you are critical to the
completion of a specialised project that has unexpectedly
gone over time (this generally only relates to highly skilled
activities, such as a lawyer in the middle of a trial or a doctor
who plans to operate on a patient they have been treating);
• performing disaster recovery work following a major disaster
such as clean-up, re-building or emergency management
activities following a major flood;
• remaining in your current job while a decision is being made
on an application for a visa which would allow you to continue
full-time work with your employer without leaving Australia,
such as an application for a Temporary Business (Long Stay)
visa or a Spouse visa.

I have only ever seen 6 month extensions being granted for people who have applied for another visa application.

IMMI won't be able to give you visa advise on a matter like this. If you want to know for certain I would speak to a MARA agent.

gregor likes this.
Visa: 820/801 Partner (Defacto) from WHV
Nationality: British
Applied: Online, Onshore (Melbourne)
Application Date: 5th February 2014
Police Checks: 5th February 2014
Medicals: 5th February 2014
GRANT DATE: 4th June 2014

  #3 (permalink)  
Old 02-13-2015, 08:53 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Syney NSW
Posts: 4,942
Users Flag! From australia

858 likes received
375 likes given
A valid application for a 457 would start the 6-month clock ticking again.

Westly Russell
Registered Migration Agent
Number 0316072

Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Form 1445 - 6 month waiver request in relation to Spousal Visa vcyoo Visas and immigration 7 07-01-2015 01:42 AM
Extend my stay after the second working holiday visa sina1308 Visas and immigration 4 03-30-2014 02:32 AM
extend 6 month working restriction LittleLionLove Visas and immigration 8 12-18-2013 08:53 PM
Extend visit visa for 3 months or more? poweruser797 Visas and immigration 23 10-10-2013 08:46 AM
Extend stay after working holiday? Options? Pomadore Visas and immigration 2 11-20-2009 02:32 AM

By using this Website, you agree to abide by our Terms and Conditions (the "Terms"). This notice does not replace our Terms, which you must read in full as they contain important information. You must not post any defamatory, unlawful or undesirable content, or any content copied from a third party, on the Website. You must not copy material from the Website except in accordance with the Terms. This Website gives users an opportunity to share information only and is not intended to contain any advice which you should rely upon. It does not replace the need to take professional or other advice. We have no liability to you or any other person in respect of any content on this Website.

All times are GMT. The time now is 07:05 AM.

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.