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  1. Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    Are there any success stories who obtained SMC job search visa and then got a job and ultimately got PRV after the new regulations imposed in Aug 2017? Will it be a risk to apply for JSV (obviously without having a job offer) at this point?
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, I have applied for my ACS skill assessment and I got the following response: [B]Upon reviewing your application, we recommend that the following application type may be a more appropriate option. Please note an additional payment will occur if you change your application type. Current...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear, I have applied for SC189, SC190VIC and SC190NSW on September 2017. My points are Age- 30 points IELTS- 10 Points Experience - 5 Points Degree- 15 Points ----------------------- SC189- 60 points SC190- 65 Points ----------------------- I am married but i cannot add the partner skill...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I have applied for EOI with the below details. Can I expect an invite in 190 with-in a month with 70 points? As I will be loosing 5 points after 20th Nov. Kindly advice. ANZSCO: 261313 - Software Engineer ACS: Applied - 3-Oct-2017 -- Result-Awaiting 189 (60 Points) 190 (70 Points) NSW...
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, Can someone help me with the below query. I have submitted EOI with 60 points on 08th November 2016 for Software Engineer - 261313. Now on 29th Aug 2017 my points got updated automatically and my date of effect has been changed to 29th Aug 2017 with 65 points for 189. 1) Could you please...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Can someone please tell me how long it would take for a 186 visa to get processed. I have checked the processing times on dibp website but I would like to hear from someone who has applied for 186 visa. Thanks
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Good Morning All, I am after some support with my wifes spouse visa extension, which is now due in September 2017. My wife will be sitting her A2 exam within the next couple of weeks and all being well I can see her passing without many issues. Aside this I have the following ready to...
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone, I would like to clarify something for people applying for MSA in Engineers Australia. This applies to you if you have everything ready for MSA but your English score is expiring soon. IF YOU APPLY FOR MSA TODAY AND YOUR ENGLISH SCORE (TOEFL or IELTS) EXPIRES NEXT WEEK, NO...
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Guys, I'm starting this thread for people applying for Canberra state sponsorship this coming July. If you have any news or updates pleas share here.
  10. Life in Australia
    I'm surprised that there is no thread for people moving to Brisbane in first half of 2017. Folks, Let us initiate discussion about weather, suburbs, cost of living, daily commute, jobs etc.etc.
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I applied for skills assessment on 22-Jan-2017 and went on stage 4 on next day, still waiting as of 3rd Feb 2017. Please post status of those applied and waiting as of Feb 2017.
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    People who received "IMMI Assessment Commence" email, post here! (2017 Onwards) Hello everyone, I am creating this thread for all of those who got the mysterious "IMMI Assessment Commence" email from [email protected] This thread is for both 189 and 190 subclass applicants. So, if...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Demography of UAE' is +80% expat with Indians taking the lion' share of it. So it is not really a expat experience to be a Indian living in UAE. I built my career in UAE for last 10 years, literally started as a apprentice to a project manager level position now. From being a single bed rent...
  14. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I was shocked at the little reaction to my Christmas greetings - and that there were not any other posted wishes or greetings from anybody else. Now I wonder how many of you (also) celebrated el Dia de los Magos Reyes with a big dinner / fiesta, hot té or champurrado and a Rosca stuffed with...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    189 Visa Lodge 2017 Gang This thread is dedicated for information exchange regarding sub class 189 visa submission. :couch2:
  16. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    I hope it's ok that I have started a new Thread. I didn't find one that fit my questions and would feel bad hijacking someone elses thread. Anyway, I have read a few things on this forum that concern me. I'm not sure how accurate they are so I am hoping for some clear and up to date info if...