Subclass 309 Processing Times in London

Processing times for the Subclass 309 Offshore Partner visas in London processing office.

These are some processing times for the Australian subclass 309 offshore partner visa applications that have been processed in the London, United Kingdom office.  The majority may… Read the rest


Subclass 309 Processing times for citizens of United Kingdom

Processing times for the Subclass 309 Offshore Partner visas for citizens of United Kingdom.

These are some processing times for the Australian subclass 309 offshore partner visa for UK citizens, no matter which processing office finalised the visa application.

December

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Subclass 482 Medium Term Visa Processing Times

Subclass 482 Medium-term visa processing times in January 2022.

Median average processing time for Subclass 482 Medium-term visas, that were finalised in January 2022, was 49 days. 25% took under 33 days 25% took between 33 days and 49 days… Read the rest


Subclass 482 Short Term visa processing times.

Subclass 482 Short Term visa processing times in February 2022.

Median average processing time for Subclass 482 Short Term visas, that were finalised in February 2022, was 4 months. 25% took under 62 days. 25% took between 62 days and… Read the rest


Australia-UK 3 year working holiday visa.

New Australia-UK 3 year working holiday visa.

Currently, UK citizens between the ages of 18 and 30 are eligible for the Working Holiday visa (Subclass 417), which allows you to work and travel in Australia for up to two years.… Read the rest


How much does it cost to become an Australian citizen

The Cost to Become an Australian citizen

Being born in Australia as an Australian citizen generally has no cost, other than the birth certificate cost, but for Migrants who wish to apply for Citizenship, and for Australians born outside Australia,… Read the rest


UK Passport Issuing Authority

Which is the correct Issuing Authority for a British Passport?

A question on the UK passport application or renewal form is “Which is your passport issuing authority?” Options given include: : UKPA, UKPS, IPS or HMPO : Other Which one… Read the rest


UK Passports in Australia

UK Passports in Australia

Statement by Paul Madden, (British High Commissioner to Australia from 2011 until February 2015). Two main changes were introduced here on 13 January 2014. First, the application now has to be completed and paid for on-line.… Read the rest

UK Passports in Australia

Statement by Paul Madden, (British High Commissioner to Australia from 2011 until February 2015). Two main changes were introduced here on 13 January 2014. First, the application now has to be completed and paid for on-line.… Read the rest


Renew your British Passport Online

Renewing a UK Passport online

Update 23rd OCTOBER 2018 With thanks to: Janet Davis, who posted this: There is a new trial on-line system, which I just tried and it worked well. The steps are: 1. Take a photo and… Read the rest


Australian Partner Visa Grant Times for UK Applicants in 2018

Partner Visa Processing Times for UK Applicants

Australian Offshore Partner Visa grants are coming through faster than Onshore Partner Visa grants for UK applications at the moment, early 2018. Some are coming through within 2 months, with the longer ones… Read the rest

Partner Visa Processing Times for UK Applicants

Australian Offshore Partner Visa grants are coming through faster than Onshore Partner Visa grants for UK applications at the moment, early 2018. Some are coming through within 2 months, with the longer ones… Read the rest


Australian Citizenship for a Person Born in Australia

Australian Citizenship for a person born in Australia. 1949 and 1986 Regulations

Australian Citizenship for a person born before 26 January 1949.

In most circumstances if a British subject was born in Australia before 26 January 1949, they automatically became… Read the rest

Australian Citizenship for a person born in Australia. 1949 and 1986 Regulations

Australian Citizenship for a person born before 26 January 1949.

In most circumstances if a British subject was born in Australia before 26 January 1949, they automatically became… Read the rest


Australian Visa Applications and Debts to Australia

Australian Visa Applications and Debts

One question on the immigration visa application form that confuses some people is this one: Has any applicant ever had any outstanding debts to the Australian Government or any public authority in any other country?… Read the rest

Australian Visa Applications and Debts

One question on the immigration visa application form that confuses some people is this one: Has any applicant ever had any outstanding debts to the Australian Government or any public authority in any other country?… Read the rest


Australian Department of Home Affairs

Border is now Department of Home Affairs

On 20 December 2017, the Home Affairs Portfolio, including the Department of Home Affairs, was formally established. The establishment of the Portfolio brings together Australia’s federal law enforcement, national and transport security, criminal… Read the rest

Border is now Department of Home Affairs

On 20 December 2017, the Home Affairs Portfolio, including the Department of Home Affairs, was formally established. The establishment of the Portfolio brings together Australia’s federal law enforcement, national and transport security, criminal… Read the rest


Nov 2017: Changes to Partner Visa Lodgement Options

All Partner Visas to be Lodged Online ONLY

From 18 November 2017, all Partner visa applications, including Prospective Marriage visas, must be lodged online through an ImmiAccount. Lodging an application in person at any offices of the Department will not… Read the rest

All Partner Visas to be Lodged Online ONLY

From 18 November 2017, all Partner visa applications, including Prospective Marriage visas, must be lodged online through an ImmiAccount. Lodging an application in person at any offices of the Department will not… Read the rest


Work and Skilled Visa Processing Times August 2017

Work and Skilled Visa Processing Times for month ending ​31 August 2017

186 Employer Nomination Scheme Direct Entry

75 per cent of applications processed in under 6 Months 15 per cent of applications processed in between 6 Months and 10… Read the rest

Work and Skilled Visa Processing Times for month ending ​31 August 2017

186 Employer Nomination Scheme Direct Entry

75 per cent of applications processed in under 6 Months 15 per cent of applications processed in between 6 Months and 10… Read the rest


Partner Visa Processing Times August 2017

Prospective Marriage and Partner Visa processing times for month ending ​31 August 2017

300 Prospective Marriage visa (PMV) processing times

75 per cent of applications processed in under 13 months 15 per cent of applications processed in between 13 to… Read the rest

Prospective Marriage and Partner Visa processing times for month ending ​31 August 2017

300 Prospective Marriage visa (PMV) processing times

75 per cent of applications processed in under 13 months 15 per cent of applications processed in between 13 to… Read the rest


Children Studying in Australia on a Visitor Visa

Children of Visitors to Australia can Study in Australian Schools

The rules for the children attending school in Australia while on a Tourist Visa may be different for the different States in Australia, as each State has its own Education… Read the rest

Children of Visitors to Australia can Study in Australian Schools

The rules for the children attending school in Australia while on a Tourist Visa may be different for the different States in Australia, as each State has its own Education… Read the rest


Australian Visa Fee Changes from July 2017

Australian Visa Fee Changes from July 2017

Visa Fee Changes from July 2017 Primary Applicant

Subclass 20 Bridging B from $140 up to $145, an increase of $5 Subclass 100 Partner from $6865 up to $7000, an increase of $135… Read the rest

Australian Visa Fee Changes from July 2017

Visa Fee Changes from July 2017 Primary Applicant

Subclass 20 Bridging B from $140 up to $145, an increase of $5 Subclass 100 Partner from $6865 up to $7000, an increase of $135… Read the rest


Australian Visa List

Listing of Visas for Australia at April 2017

The following is a list of Visas, current and repealed, at April 2017, with the link to the official Immigration page for each Visa. Subclass Visa Group Visa name 10 Bridging visas… Read the rest

Listing of Visas for Australia at April 2017

The following is a list of Visas, current and repealed, at April 2017, with the link to the official Immigration page for each Visa. Subclass Visa Group Visa name 10 Bridging visas… Read the rest


Citizenship Requirement Changes 2017

Major Reforms of the 2017 Australian Citizenship Proposals

Proposed changes to Australian Citizenship will be going through Parliament at some stage, presumably after the June deadline for people to give their views. Major changes are: Four Years as permanent Resident… Read the rest

Major Reforms of the 2017 Australian Citizenship Proposals

Proposed changes to Australian Citizenship will be going through Parliament at some stage, presumably after the June deadline for people to give their views. Major changes are: Four Years as permanent Resident… Read the rest