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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, My name is Princy. I'm from Bangalore. Me&my husband applied for 176 visa. We got PR last month :). South Australia sponsored us. Now we are in searching for a job from India. Is it possible for us to work in other states than south Australia. Will it cause us any problem during citizenship...
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    Hi, I've got my SS from Vic and preparing for the 176 Visa application. Got to clarify some details with you. 1. In form 990i, I found that there is a section explaining 2nd installment for any dependants with less than functional English- If my partner has more than 4.5 in IELTS each section...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I got my 176 (Victoria SS)grant today! what a mail was that one to read! Thanks to all for giving very useful information and help me getting a grant. I have got tons and tons of very useful tips which even DIAC might not give to their applicants :) I will continue to stay active and help...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi There, I'm planning to apply for the 176 Visa before the July 2012 changes. But my partner is now pregnant and will give birth by October only. I want to know how i need to handle this situation as I heard it'll take much time to add the child to the Visa application later. Is there a way...
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, While filling in the online/paper based application for VISA 176, there is a section for Applicant educational qualifications. I have mentioned my bachelors details in it but I was wondering if I should add my IT/Telecom certifications (like Cisco, Juniper etc.). Also, if I should add, then...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, I was wondering about the interview conducted for people applying for a 176 visa -In case their SS is accepted of course-, so: * Where do they take place? embassies? are they scheduled via emails? * Do they interview applicants who submitted their applications online? * What happens...
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone, I'm interested in knowing if anybody out there applied for state sponsorship and successfully obtained it, how did it go... Which state have you applied for its sponsorship? How long did it take? After submitting your application, did they request further proofs, documents...
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    The NSW government has issued the following notice on their website: Fake offers of NSW sponsorship for skilled migration are being made by email from the following addresses: [email protected] [email protected] Phone number: +61 2 8005 7940 These are...
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Guys, I may be asking a repeat question but wanted to get this clarified by myself. I have recently received my IELTS ( all bands above 7 and avg 7.5) . I can lodge the application independently but it looks like it would be faster if I apply with 176 category. And I was planning to apply...
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, The health assessment (Medical checkups) are now complete vide E-Health system updates. Based on the experience can anyone share how long does it take for the Visa inquiry page status to be updated? The panel doctor report hard copies also will be sent to the Adelaide DIAC office...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, Please share the experience of getting a PR whilst working in AUS in UC457 Employer sponsored Visa. Request you to share the Pros and Cons (Tax Benefits, Medicare Levy, LAFHA etc) Many Thanks in Advance.
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Friends, I have sent my application ACS few days back, waiting for results. However, in the mean time i need help from you all. I am badly in need of advice for selecting the state of AUS that is more economical in terms of living i.e for subclass 176. Can anyone of you help me for the...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Good day, I just gave my IELTS and scored as following: Listening 8.0 Reading 7.5 Writing 6 Speaking 7 Over All 7 Do I still qualify for the Skilled Sponsored 176/886 visa program? Anyone who applied with similar scores and got an approval? Best Regards, Raheel
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    Hi all, Long time - after my psychological recession due to change in the policies from DIAC and putting me in a deep s**t in the mig process. I have applied last March for 175, non-CSL (lately discovered). However, I have reapplied to ACS for a reassessment for a specialization (2231-79 C#)...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    hi , I got VIC state sponsorship on 10th Oct 09 and I had applied 176 visa on 25th October 09 under asco code 2231-79 (Oracle specialist). Can anybody have recent timelines for case officer assign and visa granted for 176 visa? Cheers Raj
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