I have been a very active reader of this forum and found quite a lot of useful information around. So now I decided to contribute and tell a bit of my story...
My wife is Australian and I am Brazilian, we have been together for the last 5.5 years, married for 1 and living together for the last 2 years. We both live and work in London and we decided to apply for the 309/100 visa.
Mode: Online application - AHC London
Date of Lodgment: 06/02/2016
CO assigned: 26/04/2016
Police Certificate: 27/04/2016
Medical Check: 06/05/2016
Visa Granted: 17/05/2016
Intended first entry: early 2017
The email telling us that a CO had been assigned, also stated that the waiting time would be AT LEAST 10-14 months from the start of our application, so we were not expecting to hear anything anytime soon, which was also the reason why we applied early this year. But to our surprise, 3 months and 10 days after lodging and less than a month after having a CO, we have received the visa. Both the 309 and 100 came at the same time. We are over the moon now, with thousands of different plans to ensure a smooth transition from UK to AUS
Wow, Braussie, that's amazing... Congrats.. Hope the move goes well.. We are hoping to hear something soon... Everything submitted!!
I'm joining this waiting room too. So excited and also nervous, just lodge mine online 2 days ago. Just trying to arrange a Biometric collection appointment with the visa centre. I guess that why my visa status is "Information requested" right away (i applied last Friday).
1 question tho, about form 80, i haven't summit this form yet as they don't mention in the checklist. I'm not sure about this so still reading a lot on this forum to find out the answer.
309 please process fast!
I have just been to London today, to have my medical exam and it was pretty straightforward. Doctor said I was in very good health and says DIBP should have all the info by tomorrow night. I hope this helps with other London offshore visa applications.
Visa #1: 309
Mode: Online application - London
Date of Lodgment: 10/05/2016
CO assigned: 22/06/2016
Police Certificate: 08/07/2016
Medical Check: 04/07/2016
Visa Granted: ??
Intended first entry: ASAP :)
Hi everyone :)
I have applied DeFacto partner 309 visa, in june,2015. My partner is Australian and he is in Melbourne and I m in Nepal. did medical, biometrics, and recently did telephone interview as well. Very nervous about final decision. they have said in approx next two weeks final decision will come.
Anyone waiting for 309 partner visa?I would be happy to talk if you like to.
Is there anyone in this thread who being a Sponsor and living outside Australia temporarily has applied for his/her spouse visa?
18th Month just started. No response apart from the fact that they are going under departmental checks when called and asked!
Any idea what those are? Or how long it would take for Pakistan these days?
Really worried and stressed.
How do you find out whether the case officer has been assigned or not for an offshore application?
My husband is in Germany, staying with his parents and me I live in morocco with my parents, but since our marriage he is coming and going every 3 months to Morocco and we rent when he's here, we accumulated about 12 months living together like this, due to his tourist visa when hi's coming to me he can only stay maximum 3 months. In regards to the question about supporting each other, he is sending me money via western union and leaving me cash when he is returning to Germany. My husband is planning on to return to Australia to find work and to start my application from there, do you think, the evidence we have is enough in terms of financial ? The other evidences we have is Skype records, postcards, holiday photos, flight tickets to honeymoon, rent agreements from morocco, our wedding photos and videos, 2 invitations to friends wedding together and stat declarations.
What do you think !
me and my husband got married in may 2014 and we want to apply for offshore partner visa and my worry is that We don't have enough documentation about 2 points one is about the financials which I don't understand very good and the other is about my (sponsor) husband is currently unemployed, he is an AUS Citizen though living outside of Australia for the last 2 years,
my question is about this, would that be an issue for my 309 partner visa application, my husband was sending me money via western union is that sufficient or do they ask other things like employment !? would it be better if my husband returns to Australia alone and he finds work and a home to stay and we apply after ? But that would also mean separation for us, for a longer period, which we really don't want, thanks
Any help will be great!
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