Covid-19 has made arriving in Australia for work or any other purpose very difficult. Limited visa options, border closures, travel exemptions and mandatory quarantine do not help considering Australia as an easy destination to work. It is estimated that Australian borders will not open earlier than in the beginning of 2022 either. With this […]
Bridging visas are part of migration law area that is commonly misunderstood. Very often you might not even realize that you have been given a bridging visa. I will explain all bridging visas focussing on the most popular ones.
There is not much easy to understand and well summarized information about bridging visas, which is why […]
From 20th November 2015 no health check is required for all countries listed below if the visa applied for is temporary (e.g. all student visa subclasses, 457, etc.).
This is a very positive change of the Department of Immigration department that will not only save you time during visa processing but also make it cheaper. For example, […]
Wondering if your job qualifies as ‘easy’ to migrate to Australia?
In my comparison I have used a few subjective criteria that in my opinion help to select a job with the biggest chance of success. You might find this article useful whether you are a person that have just finished high school or have plenty […]
The level of English required is a topic that causes a lot of confusion among people who are thinking or are in the middle of applying for temporary visa or permanent residency in Australia. What English should I have to migrate? What English requirements should I meet.
Well, there is no short answer to this question. […]
Ever wondered if your qualifications are sufficient to migrate to Australia ? Do want to find out quickly ?
We have prepared a flowchart for you that which could answer you whether skilled migration to Australia is possible at all.
As every person’s circumstances are different this flowchart should be regarded as a big simplification of an […]
Being a bit off my advice-focused topics today I would like to mention about something more light-hearted. I have found an interesting ranking that compares access to visa-free countries based on holder’s passport. The ranking prepared by global consulting firm Henley & Partners have analyzed 94 countries and ranked them based on the freedom of […]
While talking to my clients I often get asked about the cost and possibilities of sending their children to school. In this article I would like to discuss a scenario when the main applicant holds a student visa while their child holds a dependant student visa. Usually that covers parents holding visa subclass 570 – […]
If you about to finish your course the chances are you will be thinking of staying in Australia permanently. In fact this is something you have probably been planning for a long time.
Transition from being a student to permanent residency is not as easy and straightforward as it used to be a couple years ago. […]
For some time now the Department of Immigration (DIBP) has been changing its attitude towards visa applications being lodged that are not ‘decision ready’.
So what does a ‘decision ready application’ mean?
In short this is an application where based on all information and documents you have provided a favourable decision can be made by migration officer. […]