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Old 25th August 2012, 07:58 AM
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I had applied for my spouse visa on 17 Oct, 2011. Undergone the medicals on 29 Dec.2011 when told by my CO. On 8 Feb.2012, I got a mail from MOC that further information is required before making any decision on my application as my X ray film showed some scar.

I undergone a series of tests like Blood test, Sputum test, Ct scans etc. and submitted the report on 29 May, 2012.
After that I again got a mail from MoC on 22 July2012 that further X ray is required. I submitted it on 26 July 2012.
Now on 17 August,2012 again MOC have requested the sputum test on 26 November 2012 and Xray on 26 January 2013.

Can anybody on the forum will help me to understand why the MOC is delaying the process by asking for the reports again n again and not arriving on the conclusion.

My all medical test reports have turned out to be normal and I am not having any symptom of TB.
Now personally I am planning for the bronchoscopy as only this test vl give me the clear picture of whether I am really having some health issue or not.

My second question is if bronchoscopy report came out as normal can I make request to MoC for granting me the visa. What would be the process for that?


Kindly help me out as I am very much frustrated. Its been almost 1 year and I haven't got any result of my visa application.


Thanks n regards

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I think you got some of dates confused. We're still in 2012

DIAC needs to take all steps possible to ensure that you are fit and healthy and do not have any conditions that will put an undue financial burden on the health system. Where there are doubts about your health, they are perfectly within their rights to request that you undertake further tests, so that they can satisfy themselves that you meet the health requirements. It might seem annoying to you but ultimately, they are being very fair as they could have simply said that your test results are not normal and that could have jeopardised the chances of getting a visa. Ultimately, if you want a visa, you need to comply with their requests.

No, you cannot ask that your visa be granted on the basis on your medical result. This decision is at the discretion of DIAC and unfortunately, you need to go with the flow here. When they have enough information, they will issue you with a decision - unfortunately, you cannot influence that process or how long it takes.

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Would there be any reason for scarring? Have you had TB which has been treated in the past? If so provide CO with details of such. If not you need to stop worrying about your visa and go visit your doctor as soon as possible. The only other case I saw of scarring with no TB was a serious condition were the woman needed to have half her lung removed due to cancer. She later got her visa after treatment.

DIAC will not issue you a visa if there is risk to the public with TB or a high chance of a drain on medicare through treating you. The responsibility is on you to provide the evidence this is not the case to allow HOC to make a decision. But you can not force them to issue a visa if the evidence is not clear you do not pass the very strict medical requirements.

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Scar on lungs in xray are not norml....as u didnt have tb....ur ct scan is ok u dont have anything serious....but there is some reason for scar ..means if u r hiding tell diac...scar can be result of some previous lung infection may be very old 10 + years ago...

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Exactly and an infection from years ago won't stop you getting a visa as long as it was treated. And even if not treated fully DIAC can get you to sign a health undertaking so you get treatment as soon as you are in Australia to ensure you are clear and healthy and do not infect others.
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Dear all

I had applied for my spouse visa on 17 Oct, 2011. Undergone the medicals on 29 Dec.2011 when told by my CO. On 8 Feb.2012, I got a mail from MOC that further information is required before making any decision on my application as my X ray film showed some scar.

I undergone a series of tests like Blood test, Sputum test, Ct scans etc. and submitted the report on 29 May, 2012.
After that I again got a mail from MoC on 22 July2012 that further X ray is required. I submitted it on 26 July 2012.
Now on 17 August,2012 again MOC have requested the sputum test on 26 November 2012 and Xray on 26 January 2013.

Can anybody on the forum will help me to understand why the MOC is delaying the process by asking for the reports again n again and not arriving on the conclusion.

My all medical test reports have turned out to be normal and I am not having any symptom of TB.
Now personally I am planning for the bronchoscopy as only this test vl give me the clear picture of whether I am really having some health issue or not.

My second question is if bronchoscopy report came out as normal can I make request to MoC for granting me the visa. What would be the process for that?


Kindly help me out as I am very much frustrated. Its been almost 1 year and I haven't got any result of my visa application.


Thanks n regards

Dear all,

Thanks very much for ur prompt replies....now please guide me further.

I had undergone bronchoscopy....My all reports are normal...m waiting for my culture report which usually comes after 1.5 months. My question is if my culture report also came normal..can I request MOC for "Health Undertaking" ??

I have updated MOC about my current reports.
Also Doctor have put me under medication for 6 months on the basis of CT Scan report.

Is my case valid for Health Undertaking? How much time MOC takes for granting the visa after signing Health Undertaking?

Please reply...

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I've replied to you in my post ...

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Have you sent this information to your CO? You can not request a health undertaking, it is the CO who will offer it. You need to send the offical results and letter from your doctor saying what he is doing to treat you. Within the letter you tell them you are doing everything in your means to discover what it is and get it treated and that you are more than willing to undertaken any further tests and treatment they reccomend. That would let your CO know you will cooperate with any directions and conditions on your visa to get treatment.

Do this as soon as possible and let us know the reply.

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Dear all

I want to ask about meeting the case officer.

What is the process to meet the case officer? How to take appointment?

Do anybody have met the case officer?

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Dear all

I had applied for my spouse visa on 17 Oct, 2011. Undergone the medicals on 29 Dec.2011 when told by my CO. On 8 Feb.2012, I got a mail from MOC that further information is required before making any decision on my application as my X ray film showed some scar.

I undergone a series of tests like Blood test, Sputum test, Ct scans etc. and submitted the report on 29 May, 2012.
After that I again got a mail from MoC on 22 July2012 that further X ray is required. I submitted it on 26 July 2012.
Now on 17 August,2012 again MOC have requested the sputum test on 26 November 2012 and Xray on 26 January 2013.

Can anybody on the forum will help me to understand why the MOC is delaying the process by asking for the reports again n again and not arriving on the conclusion.

My all medical test reports have turned out to be normal and I am not having any symptom of TB.
Now personally I am planning for the bronchoscopy as only this test vl give me the clear picture of whether I am really having some health issue or not.

My second question is if bronchoscopy report came out as normal can I make request to MoC for granting me the visa. What would be the process for that?


Kindly help me out as I am very much frustrated. Its been almost 1 year and I haven't got any result of my visa application.


Thanks n regards

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Have you sent this information to your CO? You can not request a health undertaking, it is the CO who will offer it. You need to send the offical results and letter from your doctor saying what he is doing to treat you. Within the letter you tell them you are doing everything in your means to discover what it is and get it treated and that you are more than willing to undertaken any further tests and treatment they reccomend. That would let your CO know you will cooperate with any directions and conditions on your visa to get treatment.

Do this as soon as possible and let us know the reply.
Dear Sir,

I have sent all the information to my CO but I am not getting any reply from her.

Now I am confused what to do next?

Can I apply for my tourist visa with spouse visa in processing?

Please reply...

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