Prospective Marriage Visa (subclass 300)

Are you engaged to an Australian resident or citizen? Do you plan to marry in Australia? You might be eligible for a Prospective Marriage visa also known as the Fiance visa. The Prospective Marriage visa is intended for the fiancé … Continued

Changes to the Partner Visa process from 1st Jul 2017

  From 1st July 2017 the Department of Immigration and Border Protection has plans to introduce stricter sponsorship requirements to the current Partner visa program. Sponsors of Partner visa applicants will be required to lodge and have approved a compulsory … Continued

Including dependants on your visa application

Including dependants on your visa application

The Department of Immigration recently made changes to regulations regarding who is classified as a member of the family unit. (MoFU) These changes can have a significant impact on who can be included in most visa applications lodged on and … Continued

Migration Agent Fees – Choose Wisely

Fees are an important consideration in deciding who to appoint as your migration agent. Pay too much and you are out of pocket unnecessarily. Pay too little and you may, at best, cause added stress and anxiety, and delays to … Continued

New Australian Citizenship changes

On the 20thApril The Department of Immigration and Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull announced proposed changes to Citizenship policy and regulations. These changes will impact anyone wishing to apply for Citizenship as they will be retrospective and effect any applications received … Continued

2017 AND THE YEAR AHEAD

2017 AND THE YEAR AHEAD

The time has finally come! The second month of 2017 is upon us and we are edging closer to drastic changes to migration law. In this article, we present the most likely and relevant changes to your visa  situation.   … Continued

Is your agent registered?

Is your agent registered?

People using migration agents are once again being reminded to make sure they use only those who are registered after the latest fraudster was jailed for seven years. Only registered migration agents can legally give immigration assistance in Australia. To … Continued

How much evidence do I need?

Did you know that once you lodge your application the case officer can refuse at any time? Sounds unfair right? The only time case officers are required to provide you with a ‘warning’ that they may refuse is when they … Continued