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Old May 11th 2008, 11:57 pm
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We naively thought this would easy and would sail through quickly but it was nearly 4 weeks ago that we had our XRays, which immigration have confirmed receipt of along with all other docs, but still no visa. Thought that as employer sponsored it would go through automatically but due to delay beginning to think that we may get rejected! Anyone know rough processing times following all documents sent? Getting anxious as job commences late July!
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Hi,

I'm pretty sure that 457's are taking about 6 weeks to be approved.

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Dont panic,
They have a lot of applicants for 457, they can take anything from 4 weeks to 8weeks depending on how busy they are.

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...or 8 months....
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Thought that as employer sponsored it would go through automatically
A job offer does not automatically make you eligible for a 457 visa.
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A job offer does not automatically make you eligible for a 457 visa.
Thank you all for your responses - not unusual at all then by sounds of it. If we don't get it then that's fate!
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Submitted my 457 online on the 2nd of april. Sent meds/xrays 3 weeks ago Visa approval yesterday.
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Thank you all for your responses - not unusual at all then by sounds of it. If we don't get it then that's fate!
No, it's not "fate" but rather a question of whether you meet the requirements or not. (have you checked?)
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No, it's not "fate" but rather a question of whether you meet the requirements or not. (have you checked?)
Requirements, blah blah blah....

I thought the Ozzies are in need of skilled labour!

Anyway, my OZ sponsor has launched my visa app 457 and fingers crossed, and guess will sweat a lot between now and when I get this (yes when and not if!)...

Guess no two cases are same ...

The wait is going to be the KILLER!!!!
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Submitted my 457 online on the 2nd of april. Sent meds/xrays 3 weeks ago Visa approval yesterday.
Congatulations! Lodged my application incl wife end March and x ray uploaded mid april so my application taking longer. My job is in construction sector and in high demand so surprised it is taking so long. Also it is an internal transfer with my firm. Maybe there are other criteria which need meeting that aren't looking so good for me! I have not studied the 457 entry requirements in too much detail.
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Dont panic,
They have a lot of applicants for 457, they can take anything from 4 weeks to 8weeks depending on how busy they are.

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I thought you were already in Aus - just trawlled the 457 threads and notice you were applying last year. Anyway good luck with your application if you are still here.
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Requirements, blah blah blah....

I thought the Ozzies are in need of skilled labour!

Anyway, my OZ sponsor has launched my visa app 457 and fingers crossed, and guess will sweat a lot between now and when I get this (yes when and not if!)...

Guess no two cases are same ...

The wait is going to be the KILLER!!!!
Except for some cases in regional areas, a semi-skilled or unskilled job offer is not acceptable for a 457 visa.
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my job offer came in june last year and the visa's granted in late october, it took an age, and then we rushed like mad at the end. It's just the way it works, I even had to drive 90m for a panel doctor.

You'll be fine I'm sure

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Old May 24th 2008, 12:23 am
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No, it's not "fate" but rather a question of whether you meet the requirements or not. (have you checked?)
Yes - eligible and criteria match. Do people get rejected for reasons other than police checks and medicals?
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Yes - eligible and criteria match. Do people get rejected for reasons other than police checks and medicals?
Lodged my visa 12 weeks ago now. Meds received and finalised 12/04/08.
Still waiting and I am an intensive care neonatal nurse with a job at RBWH due to start mid July.

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