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Aug 18th 2003, 2:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Moo30

Hi Bondipom, I'm presuming when you say...

Hi Bondipom,

I'm presuming when you say second stage spouse that you entered Aus on prospective marriage visa then married and applied for second stage within the 9 month timeframe? If so, then...
Aug 5th 2003, 3:09 am
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Moo30

Hi, as a Melbourne resident of many years ........

Hi, as a Melbourne resident of many years ..... if you're after areas with "beautiful nature" that aren't too expensive (although, bit tricky to judge this as everyone's budgets are different!) try...
Jul 31st 2003, 2:57 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By Moo30

Hi 3pp, You don't want to circumvent the...

Hi 3pp,

You don't want to circumvent the system. Unfortunately to the DIMA case officers you are simply a number on a file, they aren't your family & friends who see you as a couple and know...
Jul 15th 2003, 3:19 am
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Moo30

Hi K, Unfortunately Immigration doesn't mix...

Hi K,

Unfortunately Immigration doesn't mix terribly well with romance, particularly for those who choose to be spontaneous and don't look into the visa requirements before hand. My now hubby is...
Jul 2nd 2003, 4:07 am
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By Moo30

Prospective Marriage to Temp Spouse (stage 2) our experience - timing etc.

Hi,

My now husband applied for his PMV in London last May 2002 (front loaded) and it was granted within 3 weeks. He travelled back to Australia in October 2002 and we were married as planned in...
Jul 2nd 2003, 3:32 am
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Moo30

Hi Naguy, I know how hard it is to be in...

Hi Naguy,

I know how hard it is to be in your situation. My now husband and I went into DIMA 18 months ago to ask advice about staying together in Australia when his Working Holiday was only a few...
Jul 2nd 2003, 3:14 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,150
Posted By Moo30

"Officers at High Commissions/Embasses sometimes...

"Officers at High Commissions/Embasses sometimes give misleading advice, especially if it's verbal advice."

You can say that again!! If there's one thing I've learnt during our dealings with the...
Forum: Australia
Jun 6th 2003, 3:32 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By Moo30

We shop in Melbourne and don't find it that...

We shop in Melbourne and don't find it that expensive. Supermarkets are good, but there's also lots of large markets (no car boots involved) that sell fantastic fresh produce, meat, seafood etc....
Jun 6th 2003, 1:41 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By Moo30

Hi Pollyanna, No we didn't need to supply my...

Hi Pollyanna,

No we didn't need to supply my husband's passport with the application. They told us they will call/write once the Temp Spouse visa is granted and then we go into DIMA office to have...
Jun 5th 2003, 3:05 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By Moo30

Hi Susette, We applied for the Stage 2, Temp...

Hi Susette,

We applied for the Stage 2, Temp Spouse Visa 2 weeks ago. My husband was a holder of the Prospective Marriage Visa which was granted in London last year. At the time he received the...
May 27th 2003, 3:47 am
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Moo30

fiance visa to stage 2 temp spouse - any timeframe for melbourne office?

Hi,

Just wondering if anyone knows approx how long it takes Melbourne office of DIMA to process the stage 2, Temp Spouse Visa for holders of subclass 300 Visa (Prospective Marriage Visa).

All...
May 27th 2003, 3:22 am
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Moo30

Hi Matt, If you haven't done so already,...

Hi Matt,

If you haven't done so already, definitely front load your application with police and medicals. My UK fiance (now husband of 1 month!) applied last may in London. At that stage they were...
Forum: Australia
May 26th 2003, 4:12 am
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By Moo30

prospective marriage to spouse temp - anyone know anything?

Hi,

After a short reprieve we are now back on the visa bandwagon ....

Last year we applied for and were granted a Prospective Marriage Visa in London and much to our surprise, it was granted...
Forum: Australia
Sep 4th 2002, 2:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Moo30

Re: SCHOOLS in Melbourne (GOOD no GOOD?)

Plume,

There are lots of very, very good private schools in Melbourne. Melbourne would have the highest percentage of Private Schools in Australia. Some of the public schools are also very good,...
Sep 4th 2002, 2:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Moo30

Re: SCHOOLS in Melbourne (GOOD no GOOD?)

Plume,

There are lots of very, very good private schools in Melbourne. Melbourne would have the highest percentage of Private Schools in Australia. Some of the public schools are also very good,...
Forum: Australia
Aug 15th 2002, 2:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Moo30

Re: Marrying my pregnant Aussie Girl ...

Hi,

Congrats! As long as she is an Aussie citizen you will be able to apply for a Spouse Visa when you want to return. At present its only taking 4 months or less to process these applications so...
Aug 15th 2002, 2:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Moo30

Re: Marrying my pregnant Aussie Girl ...

Hi,

Congrats! As long as she is an Aussie citizen you will be able to apply for a Spouse Visa when you want to return. At present its only taking 4 months or less to process these applications so...
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2002, 3:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Moo30

Re: Re: Re: Re: bridging visa and de-facto

No probs. Tell them it pays to take the time and effort to prepare a complete and thorough application, with lots of evidence of their relationship included as Certified Copies (ie. phone bills,...
Aug 14th 2002, 3:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By Moo30

Re: Re: Re: Re: bridging visa and de-facto

No probs. Tell them it pays to take the time and effort to prepare a complete and thorough application, with lots of evidence of their relationship included as Certified Copies (ie. phone bills,...
Forum: Australia
Aug 13th 2002, 2:47 am
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Moo30

Re: Re: bridging visa and de-facto

Don't think so on a bridging visa. I guess if his PR comes through in enough time before her WHV runs out they could go in and apply for a de-facto visa on-shore, but don't know how long it takes to...
Aug 13th 2002, 2:47 am
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By Moo30

Re: Re: bridging visa and de-facto

Don't think so on a bridging visa. I guess if his PR comes through in enough time before her WHV runs out they could go in and apply for a de-facto visa on-shore, but don't know how long it takes to...
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2002, 7:52 am
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Moo30

Re: documentation-prospective marriage

Hello,

My fiance and I had our application granted in 3 weeks. At that stage they were still quoting 6 months, however, they are now quoting "up to 4 months" for partner visas.

Things like...
Jul 29th 2002, 7:52 am
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Moo30

Re: documentation-prospective marriage

Hello,

My fiance and I had our application granted in 3 weeks. At that stage they were still quoting 6 months, however, they are now quoting "up to 4 months" for partner visas.

Things like...
Forum: Australia
Jul 10th 2002, 3:20 am
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Moo30

AHC processing time changed for Partner Visas

My fiance received approval for a Prospective Marriage visa in 3 weeks (application included medicals and police checks). We were rather surprised at how quickly London AHC processed his application...
Jul 10th 2002, 3:20 am
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By Moo30

AHC processing time changed for Partner Visas

My fiance received approval for a Prospective Marriage visa in 3 weeks (application included medicals and police checks). We were rather surprised at how quickly London AHC processed his application...
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