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Changing from 300 to 309


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Old 01-04-2020, 02:30 PM
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Changing from 300 to 309

Hi everyone,

We have applied for visa Prospective-marriage-300 visa on 15 April 2019, we got married overseas while waiting for case officer to be nominated, now we officially have all the marriage documents,
Is it possible to change from 300 to 309? Do we need to withdraw from 300 and apply for 309? Or just uploading our marriage certificate on our immi account is enough? I read on some websites once you upload documents it will automatically be treated as 309 visa?

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Old 01-04-2020, 07:20 PM
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You need to contact them and they will ask you to write a letter/stat dec requesting the change. They will then tell you what additional documents to submit.

When we did ours the 300 fee and 309 fee was the same and we had a very good CO so it was very easy for us.

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Received: 24/03/14
CO assigned: 16/05/14
Medicals: Requested on: 16/05/14 Completed 22/05/2014 Cleared: 27/06/14
Police check: Requested on: 16/05/14 Obtained on: 26/05/2014
Tourist Visa: Granted on 30/05/14, 12 months multiple entry. Entered 20/07/14.
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309 Visa granted: 02/03/2015
100 Visa: Application submitted awaiting response.
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Old 01-04-2020, 08:49 PM
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It used to be very straightforward and quite easy, upload the marriage certificate and when requested to do so, withdraw the 300 and the application would proceed as a 309 for no further visa application charge, with further information requested.

Having wed, it is risky to withdraw a 300 (for which a married applicant must be refused) unless this has been requested.

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