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Work Visa Requirements Slashed, Family Visas Approved Onshore

03/02/2021

COVID-19 Concessions

COVID-19 concessions continue to be rolled out by the Department of Immigration with many offshore visas now being granted onshore.

The Child Subclass 101 visa, Adoption Subclass 102 visa, Prospective Marriage Subclass 300 visa, Partner Subclass 309 visa and Dependent Child Subclass 445 visa can now be granted offshore if the application was made after the 26th of February, 2021.

Sponsors may apply for a review of refusal decisions for the Subclass 300 (Prospective Marriage) visa, Subclass 309 (Partner (Provisional)) visa or the Subclass 445 (Dependent Child) visa if it was refused after the 26th of February.

And for the Prospective Marriage Subclass 300 visa, the validity period has been extended to 15 months from 9 months.

Subclass 482/457 visa holders who were not able to enter or had to leave Australia due to the COVID-19 pandemic during the validity of their visas may now re-apply for a visa, paying zero VAC.

This visa will not cost the applicant anything so get in quick and apply because places will fill fast.

There has never been a better time to apply for an Australian visa with the government ramping up it’s response to the predicted migration crisis in the wake of COVID-19.

So book an appointment now to secure your visa to our beautiful country.

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