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Old 01-23-2016, 02:28 PM
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Aww, fAntastic... Hope all goes well. Thanks for posting. Aussiejayuk...

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My 100 visa was granted on 3rd Feb 2016.
applied on 18th of June 2015, medical in Dec 2015

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Congrats. They are coming through quickly now

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Hi guys, this is my first post here and we've just lodged a partner visa (309/100) application on 29th Jan 16. I'm an Aus citizen by birth with dual Brit/Aus nationality and my wife is German.

We're hoping for a sub class 100 visa to be issued straight off as we've been together for over 14 years, I'll keep this thread updated with our progress as we go!


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On the upside we got an email today assigning our case officer.
On the downside the letter also quoted 10-14 months from lodgement.

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Hi All,

I was just wondering if anyone could share their experiences, I have noticed on here people are saying the visa processing times at the London embassy is 9-12 months. I was looking for a migration agent in London and their website says 4-6 months.

I just don't want to get my hopes up if it will be 9-12 months.

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Hi, I've been chasing this query for a while now myself.
I spoke to London this morning and they have confirmed the processing time is 10 - 14 months. They have also told me the 5 months as advertised on the border.gov.au site is incorrect, they are aware this is still on the website and they've had a load of complaints about this misleading information.....

Good luck. I'm at the 5 month mark now.....


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Has anyone considered going over on a tourist visa whilst waiting for their 309 to come through?


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Has anyone considered going over on a tourist visa whilst waiting for their 309 to come through?
Hi Backtoback,

I applied for a 309 in November and I'm going over on an evisitor visa next month and can try to help if you have a question? Or do you mean a different tourist visa? I know there is a 600 visitor visa (I think), and that one is a bit more complex...


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Hi All,
I am new on this forum and i would like to share my situation.Applied for partner visa from Berlin 23 November 2014,we have submitted all the documents they required and my husband has done his medical.police clearance and interview last year December 2015.Today we have completed 15 months and i am still waiting.!!!!!!!! i contacted my case officer and she said its still under processing i will let you know if i need any information or documents required. Anybody any ideas what should i have to do now....processing time was 10-14 month..my husband visited me in august 2015 on his visitor visa,since then i am still waiting!!!!!!!


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Hi All,

This is my first post but I have been lurking on here for a while reading your stories & advice.

This afternoon I was delighted to receive the grant of my 309/100 visas (granted at the same time).

I applied online on 24 June 2015 & was granted the visas on 25 Feb 2016(8 months & 1 day).

For background, I am a UK citizen, married to my Australian wife for just under 4 years at date of application & with 2 (UK/Aus dual citizen)children. Therefore our case was relatively non-complex but still it is a massive relief to have finally got the grant!

I received my first contact from my caseworker (WP) on 3rd Sept requesting additional info & then another email on 21st Dec requesting police background & medical checks. These were completed by early January & that was the last I heard from my caseworker until today!

Best of luck to everyone else still in the queue but hopefully a positive outcome is in sight.


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