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Effect of COVID-19 on visa grant

mohsinciddiki

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Hi Mohsin,

Do you have any update regarding PR processing?
I've lodged my application in June 2019. it's been 17 months ...
Priority is as per the following sequence

1. Any point test system with Critical Sector occupations
2. 491 - Non Critical (within Australia)
3. 491 - Non Critical (outside Australia)
4. 489 - Non Critical (All)
5. 190 - Non Critical (All)
6. 189 - Non Critical (All)
 
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Priority is as per the following sequence

1. Any point test system with Critical Sector occupations
2. 491 - Non Critical (within Australia)
3. 491 - Non Critical (outside Australia)
4. 489 - Non Critical (All)
5. 190 - Non Critical (All)
6. 189 - Non Critical (All)
Hi! Do you have the article stating this sequence? :)
 
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Priority is as per the following sequence

1. Any point test system with Critical Sector occupations
2. 491 - Non Critical (within Australia)
3. 491 - Non Critical (outside Australia)
4. 489 - Non Critical (All)
5. 190 - Non Critical (All)
6. 189 - Non Critical (All)

That's not fair! 😢
 
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If this priority wise its going to be processed, then I think I might need to wait for another 8-10 months for sure! Provided based on the border closure and vaccine availability 🙄😌
 
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Hi! Do you have the article stating this sequence? :)
You can ask directly from home affairs too by sending them email and they will respond by sending this detail
 
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That's not fair! 😢
If this priority wise its going to be processed, then I think I might need to wait for another 8-10 months for sure! Provided based on the border closure and vaccine availability 🙄😌
As long as you have visa lodge, one day it will gonna come so stay put
 
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I have been checking https://myimmitracker.com/ for 489 and found that latest 489 off shore visa granted on 27th October 2020 for ANZSCO 261112, which is a positive news so far. Lets keep our fingers crossed and not loose hope. We all are definitely going to make it.
 

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Hi,

I have a doubt with respect to my situation. I'm waiting for my grant as others for a longer period now.

But my wife and kid got stuck overseas. Considering the situation, though I'm in Australia, will my application processed based on the covid situation?

Cheers!
 
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Hi,

I have a doubt with respect to my situation. I'm waiting for my grant as others for a longer period now.

But my wife and kid got stuck overseas. Considering the situation, though I'm in Australia, will my application processed based on the covid situation?

Cheers!
All applications are being processes based on certain priorities so it will take time
 
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You can ask directly from home affairs too by sending them email and they will respond by sending this detail
What is the email address of home affairs?
 
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Latest update on 489 processing time
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Hello All,

Many congratulations to all my friends who got their visa grants recently.

Could somebody share their experience of receiving 190 grant (offshore) recently, especially after ope of borders. I have been waiting since June 2019 for my grant. The wait just keeps getting long. Any kind of feedback or reply would be appreciated.

Regards
Manna
 
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Hello All,

Many congratulations to all my friends who got their visa grants recently.

Could somebody share their experience of receiving 190 grant (offshore) recently, especially after ope of borders. I have been waiting since June 2019 for my grant. The wait just keeps getting long. Any kind of feedback or reply would be appreciated.

Regards
Manna
Same here ....waiting since June 2019.....offshore grants haven't happened till now I guess ....
 

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Same here ....waiting since June 2019.....offshore grants haven't happened till now I guess ....
I guess we offshore candidates are in the same boat. Hopefully the grants start coming in soon.

All the best to you Tanvi.
 
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Hi Guys,

Any luck with the grants recently? Haven't heard about any 189-190 grants recently. With the border restrictions eased, the processing should be happening at a faster pace hopefully.

Any kind of feedback would be appreciated.

Best Regards
Manna
 
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