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Old 24th July 2016, 01:06 PM
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Hi !

I applied for a critical skills work permit as agricultural engineer in July 2015.
I received it for 5 years with the condition that I need to submit a proof of employment within the 12 months. In April 2016, I submitted a proof of employment and received in May 2016 a new critical skills work permit as agricultural engineer which is only valid 1 year with condition that I need to submit a final ECSA certificate of registration next time I want to renew it.

I have just received a final ECSA certificate of registration as "Candidate Engineering Technician - Chemical", which is different from my current critical skill "Agricultural Engineer".

My questions are:
- Next time I want to renew my critical skills work permit, should I renew it under the category "Chemical Engineering Technician" instead of "Agricultural Engineer"? My degrees state however "Agricultural Engineer" as title.
- What type of appointment should I make with VFS:
Application for Renewal of existing visa (DHA 1739)
Application for Change of Conditions on existing visa or Change of Status (DHA - 1740)
- Does the fact that I am only a Candidate and not a Professional according to ECSA matter when I will apply for a renewal of my critical work visa?

Thanks for your help!

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Can somebody help my case, please?

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My questions are:
1- Next time I want to renew my critical skills work permit, should I renew it under the category "Chemical Engineering Technician" instead of "Agricultural Engineer"? My degrees state however "Agricultural Engineer" as title.
2- What type of appointment should I make with VFS:
Application for Renewal of existing visa (DHA 1739)
Application for Change of Conditions on existing visa or Change of Status (DHA - 1740)
3- Does the fact that I am only a Candidate and not a Professional according to ECSA matter when I will apply for a renewal of my critical work visa?

Thanks for your help!
1. You renew as per assessment by ECSA in this case Chemical Engineering Technician
2. Application for Change of Conditions on existing visa or Change of Status (DHA - 1740)
3. NO, it doesnt matter

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Hi I wanted to ask because I was given a critical skills visa but they gave me just one year. Does anyone know the requirements for the renewal. When I was given the visa some guys said I would get 5 years but I only got one year. My other friend also got one year. My questions are:
1.what should I apply for at VFS global. Is it renewal or something else.
2. What are the requirements.

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Hi I wanted to ask because I was given a critical skills visa but they gave me just one year. Does anyone know the requirements for the renewal. When I was given the visa some guys said I would get 5 years but I only got one year. My other friend also got one year. My questions are:
1.what should I apply for at VFS global. Is it renewal or something else.
2. What are the requirements.

Thanks in advance.

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If you applied for a Critical Skills Permit on without a job offer you get 1 year. Once you get your job offer and contract you can go back to Home Affairs visa VFS with your supporting docs and they will extend your Permit to 5 years.

i hope my response is not too late

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