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Jan 16th 2020, 1:48 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Renewal RRV, missing residency requirement

As long as you are, or were, a permanent resident you can apply. If you do not meet the 2 year residency requirement, you will need to demonstrate substantial ties to Australia, which are of benefit...
Jan 11th 2020, 8:36 am
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Partner visa - onshore application

In the OPs case there will be no bridging visa as it is an offshore application. All bridging visa issued in association with an onshore partner visa application carry no work or study restrictions.
Jan 8th 2020, 2:15 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,101
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Invitation

If you hold (or the last visa you held was) a 491, you cannot be granted a 189 or 190 (or a number of other visas) until you have held the 491 for three years. If you go down the 491 path, you are...
Jan 8th 2020, 12:19 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,101
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Invitation

The last invitation round for 189s in December bottomed out at 95 points. This is higher than previously due to the change in the calculation for partner points. It's unlikely to drop much lower in...
Jan 7th 2020, 4:37 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Partner visa - offshore application

Generally, that is exactly what they do ...
Jan 3rd 2020, 9:45 am
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Partner visa - progress

Yes - you can do this. Obviously you can't work on a visitor visa, so you would need to be able to demonstrate sufficient funds, if asked.
Jan 2nd 2020, 1:53 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: AITSL - IELTS requirement

- You need to demonstrate English language proficiency, either through IELTS or degree level study in an English speaking country.
- Yes , 7.0 for both Reading and Writing; and 8.0 for both Speaking...
Jan 2nd 2020, 1:46 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Partner visa - progress

1. Yes - basically that's how it works. If your application is fully decision ready the first you hear may be the grant.
2. No you can't. You would have to make a new onshore application and pay the...
Jan 2nd 2020, 7:07 am
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Spouse visa Partner subclass 100

1. Yes
2. No - it’s a cumulative 730 days within the 5 years before applying for an RRV.
Dec 31st 2019, 8:32 am
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Applying for a 189 visa while in Aus on a WHV

This is definitely an option if you have the appropriate skilled occupation. Being in Australia, with a job may also open up other visa options, de-ending on where you intend to live.
Dec 31st 2019, 8:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Spouse visa Partner subclass 100

Your current visa is ‘permanent’ only as long as you are in Australia. If you want to preserve your permanent residence status whilst you are offshore you will need to get an RRV, preferably before...
Dec 16th 2019, 3:33 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,635
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Moving to Aus viable?

Nope - live the life you want ... money is not everything.
Dec 12th 2019, 8:57 am
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Visa 309 s56 Request for More Information Police Check

You need an ACRO police check: https://www.acro.police.uk/police_certificates.aspx
Dec 10th 2019, 11:50 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: 12/18 month calculation Australia tourist visa

VEVO will show the default 12 month stay. It does not calculate the 18 month period, that is your responsibility.
Dec 10th 2019, 12:19 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Graphic Designer trying to relocate to Australia.

You can check the skills list here: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/working-in-australia/skill-occupation-list

If your occupation is not on the skills list then you cannot be sponsored by an...
Dec 10th 2019, 12:13 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: 12/18 month calculation Australia tourist visa

It means that if she is offshore the visa will expire on that date and can't be used. It's a rolling 18 month period, so a total of 12 months in any rolling 18 month period.
Dec 10th 2019, 12:10 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: 12/18 month calculation Australia tourist visa

She should get a new 12 month stay period when she arrives. Clearly, confirm that in VEVO when she has arrived.
Dec 9th 2019, 2:22 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: 12/18 month calculation Australia tourist visa

Based on what you have written, that should be fine.
Dec 2nd 2019, 1:11 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Taking UK job with me - breach terms of visa?

Generally speaking, the policy position on this is: "The employment limitation applies only to businesses operating in Australia. Australia regulates the rights of non-residents to work for companies...
Nov 20th 2019, 11:00 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Provisional Visa 491

The requirements for 491 nomination vary from State to State, so you would need to check each State’s individual requirements for the specific role.
Nov 20th 2019, 10:57 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Do we qualify for a Protected SCV

The status of “Eligible New Zealand Citizen” (ENZC) under migration law does come from being a protected SCV holder. This is defined by the Social Security Act not The Migration Act. Your husband...
Oct 27th 2019, 5:14 am
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Hive mind ideas needed

So the only time you have been in Australia is a short trip 11 years ago?
Oct 24th 2019, 5:00 am
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Waiting time for Visa subclass 100 (permanent resident partner visa)?

You can be onshore for the 100 grant and the processing times are from when the new evidence is submitted. All processing times vary, that is why they show it in percentages processed within certain...
Aug 23rd 2019, 6:20 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Partner Visa Advice

Out of interest, why?

thanks.
Aug 22nd 2019, 9:38 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By Paul Hand

Re: Partner Visa Advice

Quoted processing times for offshore applications are 15-20 months, although as mentioned, people's mileages do vary. Lower risk applications may come through quicker. The new sponsorship rules have...
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