You would think this would never be a problem you would face, but this is something clients come to us for help for, ALL THE TIME! So before you make your commitments, understand the rules!
Did your relationship change? Partner Visas face a sponsorship limitation. The sponsorship limitation means that sponsors can have 2 sponsorships granted in your lifetime and that sponsorships, whether you are an applicant or sponsor, have to occur 5 years apart.
Are you really an Accountant? We take a look at the difference between the three Accounting occupations of Account Clerks, Bookkeeper and Accountant. This is crucial when you are claiming work experience for points such as in the 189, 190 and 491 visas or for the 2 years for the 482 visa or for the 3 years for the 186 and 494 visas. 🤓 ... See MoreSee Less
Using the accepted Relationship Registries to beat the usual 12-month relationship evidence for defacto couples can be vital to the timing of when your application can be lodged. Don't wait 12 months to lodge if you don't have to! ... See MoreSee Less
Australia's Migration Program Planning Levels have been released. These numbers support the recent announcements made for immigration that came with the Australian Federal Budget 2020. Many visas such as the Skilled Independent 189, State Nomination 19, Skilled Work Regional 491 and Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional 494 visas have had their quota's halved. The capacity for Partner, Business Innovation & Investment Program and Global Talent visas has been substantially increased.
Dominic Pangrazio's chance meeting with his wife Kumi at a Japanese bar could have been a scene straight out of a rom com. But they are worried the new English language rules for partner visas could affect their dream of "planting their roots" in Australia.