Originally Posted by cshah
The idea of migrating to Australia conceived somewhere in Early OCTOBER 2011. My husband has been the primary applicant.
Applied for ACS (code 261313-Senior Software engineer)- 22nd November 2011
ACS Postive- 14th Dec 2011
IELTS Given 10th or 11th January 2012
(do not remember the exact date)
IELTS Results - 21st January
(Over all 7.5)
Applied for Vic SS- 13th Feb 2012
(My Husband and myself were bit confused on whether we should be going for 175 or 176..which took a little time post the IELTS. Finally decided to go for 176 and so we headed for vic ss)
Vic SS positive- 5th April 2012
176 Online- 11th April 2012
( we had uploaded the documents by 13th April.
PCC front load- 13th April 2012
Meds front load- 20th April 2012
(just a tip-we had checked with the clinic authorized for medicals on the list of test that would be required for the visas. We actually got them done at our regular clinic to ensure things are fine. consulted our doc and then took appointment for the medicals)
CO allotted- 27th April 2012
(Here we get a mail from the CO that he hasn't received our documents except for the PCC and the Meds.we assumed there was a system error while we thought we had uploaded the documents. He also requested for form 999 and 80. This exchange of emails and uploading the documents took place till 2nd May 2012
Here comes the magical email- VISA GRANT- 3rd May 2012
Wow, that's fast. They ARE speeding up processing this time, it seems. Probably to catch up with the looming rules change this July?