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Old 01-04-2018, 01:19 PM
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We got partner visa granted today from Berlin, much sooner than expected!!
Applying offshore from: Switzerland
Initial application: early August 2017
Medicals requested: mid November 2017
Medicals provided: mid December 2017
Visa granted: 4 January 2018!
We are relieved and surprised that it went so easily because of applying with a heart condition. Good luck to all those still waiting!
That's great news, congrats! I am just waiting on my Australian police check to arrive in the post and then hopefully its not long after that until we get the visa approved.

I am Australian and my partner is from Slovakia. Both living in London where we applied from.

Applied offshore subclass 309 partner visa: 16/8/2017
Case officer contacted to do medicals and police checks: 16/12/2017


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Old 01-08-2018, 11:38 AM
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I'm so happy to share the news that my partner visa was granted this morning. We applied in the UK, it was processed through the Berlin Embassy and took 4.5 months. We've gone straight to the 100 permanent visa, which is wonderful.

A few things to mention - we had a request for more information in December, which for some reason triggered the sponsor side of the application changing to 'Approved'. This ment the 'Attach document' button disappeared! I had used up my 60 document allocation, so the ability to attach extra information was taken away from us. Just to reassure anyone reading if this happens to you, after contacting the Europe Service Centre, we managed to get the email of the immigration office in Berlin and our case officer emailed directly back. We were then able to attach documents to email directly to the case officer.

We also made a few very silly human errors on our application with conflicting information about dates, as well as stating one date which was completely incorrect. We were SO worried we had ruined our chances, but it was nothing that an email to our case officer with an explanation and sincere apologies didn't fix.

Good luck to everyone waiting to hear. I can safely say the entire experience has been the most intense and stressful of my life (through my own fault) and I'm ecstatic it's all over with

Applied: 21/08/2017
Asked for extra info: 18/12/2017
Submitted extra info: 23/12/2017 and 02/01/2018
Accepted: 08/01/2018


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Old 01-08-2018, 11:59 AM
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I'm so happy to share the news that my partner visa was granted this morning. We applied in the UK, it was processed through the Berlin Embassy and took 4.5 months. We've gone straight to the 100 permanent visa, which is wonderful.

A few things to mention - we had a request for more information in December, which for some reason triggered the sponsor side of the application changing to 'Approved'. This ment the 'Attach document' button disappeared! I had used up my 60 document allocation, so the ability to attach extra information was taken away from us. Just to reassure anyone reading if this happens to you, after contacting the Europe Service Centre, we managed to get the email of the immigration office in Berlin and our case officer emailed directly back. We were then able to attach documents to email directly to the case officer.

We also made a few very silly human errors on our application with conflicting information about dates, as well as stating one date which was completely incorrect. We were SO worried we had ruined our chances, but it was nothing that an email to our case officer with an explanation and sincere apologies didn't fix.

Good luck to everyone waiting to hear. I can safely say the entire experience has been the most intense and stressful of my life (through my own fault) and I'm ecstatic it's all over with

Applied: 21/08/2017
Asked for extra info: 18/12/2017
Submitted extra info: 23/12/2017 and 02/01/2018
Accepted: 08/01/2018

Thats Great! Congrats.

Very similar timing to us.

Applied: 16/08/2017
Asked for extra info: 16/12/2017

Have done the medical health check and the UK police checks. We uploaded these to the immi account, but are still waiting on the Aus police check to be posted to my parents house I was emailed saying its done on the 29/12/2017 and its a 3-7 working day posting time and the timing was bad being over New Years and Christmas so hopefully it turns up tomorrow and we can click the information provided button on the immi account. We cant wait for the process to be all over with too, as I feel your stress with the whole thing haha

congrats again


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Old 01-08-2018, 12:05 PM
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Thats Great! Congrats.

Very similar timing to us.

Applied: 16/08/2017
Asked for extra info: 16/12/2017

Have done the medical health check and the UK police checks. We uploaded these to the immi account, but are still waiting on the Aus police check to be posted to my parents house I was emailed saying its done on the 29/12/2017 and its a 3-7 working day posting time and the timing was bad being over New Years and Christmas so hopefully it turns up tomorrow and we can click the information provided button on the immi account. We cant wait for the process to be all over with too, as I feel your stress with the whole thing haha

congrats again
Thank you so much! We also had to provide an Australia police check in December. We applied for it December 19th, received an email saying it was complete on 20th December and it arrived at my girlfriend's parents house on 29th December. I imagine yours is due to arrive any day now...and once that's uploaded, a decision should be just around the corner for you. I wish you both all the best with it!

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Old 01-09-2018, 09:48 AM
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Granted

So after 1.5 years of research, paperwork, stress and money! we have finally been granted our partner visa

Many thanks to everyone on this site who helped us with any questions we had.

My Partner is Slovakian [high risk country] and we applied from London UK and then were processed in the Berlin office.

Case officer:Marion

Applied: 16/08/2017
Asked for extra info: 16/12/2017
Submitted extra info: 09/01/18
Accepted: 09/01/2018


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Old 01-09-2018, 10:46 AM
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VISA GRANTED!

Just logged into Immi Account and saw our grant. Totally in shock and ecstatic right now.

PMV 300

Applied:
29/10/17

CO request police check/medical:
30/11/17

Police check/medicals completed:
24/12/17 -
(we delayed and waited until a couple of days before the end of the 28 day information request period as my fiancÚ cannot move to oz until July next year).

Visa grant:
09/01/18

So it ended up taking a little over 2 months. Still cannot believe it to be honest. Good luck to everyone!

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Congratulations Dantizz87 and Savage_Flame! It's a wonderful feeling. The relief, knowing you can be with your partner in the way you want to be.


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Congratulations Dantizz87 and Savage_Flame! It's a wonderful feeling. The relief, knowing you can be with your partner in the way you want to be.
Thanks GoldLondon! You are very correct, It is an indescribable feeling of relief and joy


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Old 01-09-2018, 11:32 AM
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Thanks GoldLondon and a big congrats to you too Savage_Flame

Celebrations tonight after work!

Best of luck to you both on your move to Aus


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Thanks GoldLondon! You are very correct, It is an indescribable feeling of relief and joy


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Thanks GoldLondon and a big congrats to you too Savage_Flame

Celebrations tonight after work!

Best of luck to you both on your move to Aus


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Thanks GoldLondon! You are very correct, It is an indescribable feeling of relief and joy
Thanks Dantizz and congrats to you too! All the best with your move


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