Time Of Application Criteria For A 485 Visa It is important to make sure that you provide all required documents at the time of your 485 Visa application. Remember to upload the documents to your online IMMI account immediately after loding the application. What If I Don’t Upload At The Time Of The 485 Visa…

Bridging Visa Grant Do you think that as soon as you have applied for a visa onshore, your existing visa is automatically replaced? Well – its very dangerous to assume this! Bridging visas “bridge” you from when an existing visa ceases to be “in effect” till the decision on any new visa you may have applied for….

Marketing Specialist Refused Because Of Genuine Position Our client X came to us after her nomination for the occupation of Marketing Specialist was lodged and refused because it failed to meet the genuine position requirement. A real estate agency initially employed X as an Executive Assistant. At the time she was on a subclass 417…

Looking for help with understanding the genuine position criteria for a 457 visa? Top 3 Things You Must Know About The Genuine Position Criteria In my experience, I’ve found the 
”Genuine Position” criteria the most problematic criteria to meet when lodging any 457 Nomination Application. If you don’t get this criterion right from the outset, you should expect…

Looking for help after your Australian visa rejection? So, if the DIBP has rejected your visa, you need to know what type of rejection it is. Visa Rejection Because Of Invalid Application This is perhaps the worst type of rejection because you may now be unlawful. Invalid applications mean that any bridging visa you thought…

Are you a refugee or asylum seeker in Australia? Refugee Visa or Protection Visa? In Australia, refugee visas for those seeking asylum or Australian government protection are know as protection visas. What is a “refugee visa”? Also known as a “protection visa” or “asylum visa” or “asylum application” or “asylum-seeker visa”, a refugee visa provides refugees…

This bogus document problem is that a DIBP Case Officer believes that you have deliberately tried to mislead them. For example by using fake documents or fake paperwork. Immigration is aware that false documents or false paperwork is often provided to them. Visa applicants do this with the intention to secure a more favourable immigration outcome. Bogus Documents,…

Take a close look at your visa grant letter to see if the visa grant subject to an 8503 condition. Is yours? 8503 Condition Look for these words on your visa label or in your visa grant letter: “No Further Stay”. “No Further Stay” – So what? The 8503 condition, if it applies, makes almost…

Has your Australian visa been cancelled or have you received a visa cancellation notice? #1 What Is Visa Cancellation? This means that a departmental officer (or Minister for Immigration personally) has decided to cancel a visa. A visa which the Department of Immigration (DIBP) has previously granted. A decision to cancel a visa will usually result…

Have you failed to meet schedule 3 requirements? The Schedule 3 Problem You must satisfy the additional criteria set out by the Schedule when you lodge a visa application in Australia and you are not the holder of a substantive visa at the time of grant. The applicant will usually be on a bridging visa…

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