My husband has been a PR since April 2012 and I'm an Australian citizen. He had a couple of days work in New Caledonia in June this year and went there without realising the travel facility on his PR visa had expired. He was given a temporary resident return visa (for 28 days) at the airport on...
Please share your citizenship timelines here.
Eligible to apply – 10 March 2017
Posted paper application – 10 March 2017
(They returned my application on 20 March 2017 because of NAATI translation problems. I corrected and sent it back on 21 March 2017. Money was...
I need your views please:
I submitted my application for Australian Citizenship on 20 April 2017 only to discover that on the same day, Government announced
changes to Australian citizenship requirements which meant that as of 20 April, any person applying for Citizenship would need...
The Australian government has proposed some changes to the existing citizenship criteria. The proposal will be presented before the Senate at the end of 2017. This needs to be passed in the Senate before the proposal become a legislation.
Below are the changes at a glance
All applicants need...
Source: DIBP website
The Minister has discretionary powers to vary the residence requirement in the following circumstances, if you will be in Australia at the time your application is decided. If you will be overseas during this period, only discretions 5 and 6 below apply.
If you were in...
According to Visa Restrictions Index 2016 by The Henley & Partners, Australian passport is ranked 8th in the world in terms of freedom of travel with visa-free (or VOA) entry to 169 countries and territories. The passport index 2017 reports 153 countries for Australians to get visa free access...
You need to provide below documents (but not limited to)
Three identity documents that all together show your
photograph and signature
current residential address
birth name, date of birth and gender.
If you have changed your name, provide evidence of this including links between names
You must be a permanent resident at time of application and time of decision
If you were granted a permanent resident visa before you arrived in Australia, your permanent residence date is the date that you arrived in Australia on that visa
If you were granted a...
In 2014-15, 136,572 people became Australian citizens by conferral from at least 210 different countries. Below are the country-wise summary.
CountryPersonsPercentIndia2423617.7United Kingdom2058315.1Philippines89966.6China75495.5South Africa62114.5New Zealand40913Vietnam38352.8Sri...
Few more questions.
1) Within how many months after getting the PR, we should make a port of entry in aus.
2) For how many years is the PR valid.
3) What is the miminum stay period to extend the PR.
4) If we fail to meet the mininum stay period within PR validity, do we need to start from the...
i looking to immigrate to Australia. I have done Bsc and Msc in Physics and have totally 6 papers in computer and programing related and two practical in programing during all 5 years study. I am working as software engineer and 9 years of experience. i head about the dudction from...
There have been lots of questions regarding tentative timelines for invitation/visa processing. I thought it'd be helpful to summarize all of these:
The expected time frame for getting an invitation is very tough to predict. Generally if you have 65 points or more in subclass 189 or 190...
I have some question as follows:
say, someone applied for PR at Canada & beside of this he/she also applied for PR at Australia (at a time). assume that, he/she got PR first from Canada & stamped in his/her passport for Canadian PR. After some days He/She again nominated for...
In 2013-14, 163,017 people became Australian citizens by conferral from at least 190 different countries. Below are the country-wise summary.
Former nationalityPersonsPer centIndia27,82717.1United Kingdom25,88315.9Philippines11,6287.1South Africa9,2865.7China, Peoples Republic of9,2035.6New...