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First Entry into Australia after the visa grant

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Old 06-26-2016, 06:14 AM
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First Entry into Australia after the visa grant

Dear All,

I had been granted a SI 189 visa on March 31, 2016. I was told to make a first entry into Australia by December 11, 2016 to activate the Visa. I made my first entry there by visiting Sydney on May 2nd and left the country on May 6th. There was no Permanent Resident Stamp on my passport at the Immigration Post in Sydney Airport. They had just put Arrived stamp on my passport. Now when I check my visa status in Australia VEVO system, I could see my Visa status as "In Effect". However the status also says "Enter Before Date" as Dec 11, 2016. So my question is, do I need to make an entry into Australia again by Dec 11 to keep my Visa active? Or as I had already made my entry there, I can anytime within next 5 years and Visa will be still active?


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Old 06-26-2016, 09:05 AM
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Since you've already entered before the Must Enter By date, your visa is activated. You can now enter any time before March 2021 and your visa will still be fine.

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