189 visa

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    Guide 4.5 years in waiting for 189 visa processing

    Hi @MysticRiver /@mohsinciddiki So I have been waiting for my PR grant for over 4.5 years now. They verified my work etc in April 2020 and asked for health/PCC as a last step. But sadly, borders closed. We received again a request to do health/PCC ( overall we have done this 3 times) and we...
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    Late 2021, we have applied for a 491 visa after receiving invitation and up to now, still waiting for a response. Few days ago, we have received an invitation for a 189 PR visa (EOI I made in 2020), invited with 90 points. Upon review, there will only be 85 points truly as I have ticked 1 item...
  3. JackieLee

    Subclass 189 What to do to add my partner after invitation of 189?

    Is it ok to add my partner after I have been invited of 189 visa? What should I do to add her on the list before we upload documents? When I was filling the EOI, I select ‘no’ to “Are there any family members the client would like to include in a future application ?” And I selected ‘yes’ to...
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    Latest SkillSelect Round 2021 Visa 189 - Any comments on 80 points invitation?

    What might be the logic behind this invitation? There are higher points waiting for an invitation... and we know that higher points used to have priority. Have they started to look at the "latest date of effect" first? What do you think?
  5. Christcafe

    2019-2020 Covid-19 threshold 189 New Zealand stream

    Hi all, Hope is everyone is keeping well, this regards to the New Zealand stream 189, does anyone know if the gouvernement is going to give exemption due COVID-19??? My partner and I desperately trying to search for answers as we are short of $800.00 for 19-20 financial year as we were stood...
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    ACS ACS Skill level met confusion. Need Guidance

    Hello All, I am planning to apply for Sub 189/190 and now in the process to file for my ACS under ICT Security Specialist. I have completed my majors in Computer Systems Security from the UK in 2010. After that, I got a job in March 2012 in India in the cybersecurity field. Till date I have...
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    Info Need help understanding partner/dependent/subsequent entrant visa.

    Hi everyone, Needed some help understanding partner/dependent/subsequent entrant visa. Both me and my partner (de-facto) are currently on Temp Graduate Visa (485). My partner's visa expires in May 20201 whereas my visa expires in May 2022. We are planning for my partner to come on to my visa...
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    Subclass 189 Claim NAATI points in EOI Upfront before result

    Can we claim NAATI 5 points in EOI before result is released. I just got to know, If it is the date they issue the result/certificate (in future) falls beyond your invitation date then we should be good else, we might be in trouble. Is this true ? Experts please advise with relevant...
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    PTE validity for 189/190 visa 2yrs or 3yrs

    Hi @MysticRiver , I have superior English score in PTE 2018 and soon going to expire next month. I have 85 points as of now. I would like to know if I need to write soon or will DHA consider the expired score till 3yrs ? Thanks, Bhargav.
  10. kannan143

    EA Skill Assessment

    I have a 3 year full time Diploma in civil engineering is awarded by Indian government and followed by A bachelors degree(part time). EA only accepted the higher qualification which is my bachelor degree and the counted experiences after the degree is awarded. However, prior to my bachelor...
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    Leaving employment in skill list after granted PR 189/190

    Hi all, Currently I am on 485 visa and planning to apply PR next year. I was wondering, if i was granted either 189 or 190 PR, and right after that I quit my job that was in the skill list and, let say, Im interested to start up a business after that (I assume not in the skill occupation...
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    Subclass 189 189 Visa invitation for 85 Points - 233512 (Mechanical Engineer)

    Hello friends, I am at 85 points for 189 Visa in 233512 category. The present cut off seems to be 90 points. Do I need to increase my points further up to 90 points or could I expect an Invitation if I wait for a few months with 85 points? Please advise. I need to plan my next step forward...
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    Question regarding 189 as a Single Applicant?

    Hi Guys, Hope you're well and safe. This is my first post here, therefore, please excuse me if I miss something or do incorrectly. I am expecting some expertise regarding 189 application. I was in a de-facto relationship earlier with my dependent on my visa. Since then, things went downhill...
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    Few questions about submitting the EOI

    Hello there, I'm currently working as an electronics engineer and have 80 points with 65+ in PTE. I'm planning to do the exam again and get 79+. But in the meantime, I'm going to submit an EOI. I'm planning to apply for 189 and 190 visas. I currently reside in QLD and would prefer to stay here...
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    Info 189 invitation received after lodging 190 visa application.

    Hi everybody! Hope the one reading this post is doing well. After a long struggle for years I am in a position now to make a choice of which visa I shall go with, and I am desperately need your help people. Last month I received 190 invitation and approval from NSW, I lodged the visa...
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    189 visa application pending for 30 months

    Hi All, We submitted our 189 visa application in Sep 2017. It’s been 2.5 years now ... 30 months and it is still in further processing. The case officers have contacted us thrice - each time we have provided additional info on employment and others within a week of them asking. Then no contact...
  17. Kii

    Subclass 186 Whether to go with 186 or plan for 189?

    Hello, Currently, I am on 485 (Temporary Resident) and my 485 will expire on 2021 Nov. I am working on a software company and my company is offering me to sponsor. I have the following queries: Should I plan for 189 (do PTE, NAATI, PY) or go with 186? If I go with 186: Will I be in a bridging...
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    189 invited to apply

    Hi all, I am nominated for 189 visa with total points of 90. 5 of these points is for 3 years work experience (20 hours per week) that I gained during my Ph.D. I used to work on a joint industry project (sponsored by 5 major international energy companies like BP and Shell) and getting money...
  19. Zyc

    189 and 190 Application under Two Different EOIs

    Hello everyone. My situation is as follows: My EOI of 189 is expected to be invited in March. Since the processing time of 189 is about 10 months, it is estimated that I will get the PR in Jan - Feb next year. For some reason, I want to get PR as soon as possible. I have another choice. I can...
  20. Usman Saeed

    189 Visa Application - Non-migrating members of the family unit (qus 10/17)

    Hi, I am filling the application for Visa 189 Skilled independent on Immi Account. I am single and no one is migrating with me to Australia. I am bit confused about question number 10 which states that: Does the applicant have any members of their family unit not travelling to Australia who...