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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear friends, any idea of 489 visa applicants who waiting for a grant? In my case, I applied for 489 visa on october 2019 and got a CO contact in February 2020. The application is still in "Further assessment" status and still, I don't get any news regarding that. Is it a good idea to write to...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello All, I have few queries regarding Visa sponsorship for my brother. I am a PR visa holder (189) and staying in Melbourne for past 2 years. Wanted to know if I can sponsor my brother and other details regarding it. My brother's details: Marital Status - Married Children - 1 (5 years old)...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, Case: My wife gave birth to twin sons (offshore), we both are in 489 visa. I am trying to apply 489 subsequent entry visa (costing AUD 4045 each) for both of them. Since our 489 application was already finalized, I could not add them to my application, hence subsequent entry is the only way...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello All, I have applied for 489 SA regional visa on 13th Sept 2019 . Haven't got any co contact as of now. Please share your experience regarding the same.
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, I have received my grant yesterday. It is subclass 489 for Queensland. I wanted some guidance on which is the best time to move to Australia. Some people told me that Jan-Feb is the best time to move in as the hiring usually happens during that time. While some told me that April is...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello everyone, I have completed my medical last week with spouse and kid. Both of their medical statuses have changed to "Health clearance provided – no action required" But my status is still showing "Examinations in Progress". Even though I received the email from my medical center where I...
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Does change in designation from Software Engineer to Senior Software engineer requires you to get a fresh ACS skill assessment for your EOI even though you're not claiming any points for employment yet (I am still under 3 years with 2 years deducted from ACS during my previous assessment for...
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    After going for medical examination, when I login to e-medical it shows following. 603 Respiratory specialist Investigation on current state of tuberculosis -Required I am so desperate about this and have following questions. 1. I had never been diagnosed with TB or had any symptoms, so why...
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    This is quite serious as 489 would be ceased soon, so as my visa. I received state pre-invitation on 19/8/19 . I did submitted all the documents required yesterday. My current visa is expiring in next 3 weeks. I am super worried whether all the process would be done before my current visa...
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I have applied for SA 489 on the 4th of July 2019 and gotten an Invite on the 19th of August 2019. I have just started to fill my Visa Application and realized I have made a few but silly mistakes on my EOI, which obviously cannot be modified now. The mistakes are 1) Wrong start and end...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear Gurus, I appear in the CAE exam in November 2017. Date of Examination: November 2017 Date of Issue: 12/01/2018 Please help to confirm, the THREE years validation starts from November 2017 or Date of Issue ?? Thanks
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I want to ask you guys, if I apply for South Australia 489, and during the application process my points get reduced of age, i.e fall down from 65 to 60. Will my application get rejected? Do South Australia process the application on points on the date of application submission or on the...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear all, I have a question to all seniors here, once after getting an invitation for 489, can I re-apply for 489 SA. Or I have to wait for 60 days to expire the invitation. I mean can I use new EOI and apply again if SA opens for application in the first week of july?
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I have lodged 489 visa for QLD and awaiting grant. I am curious to know whether I can move to any other regional area in AU other than QLD regional? I have asked this question on various forums and got a mixed response. Few consultants and individual mentioned that it can be done as long as...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, I have submitted the south Australia application on 17th April 2019. I have not received an invitation till yet but I will lose 5 points for age. Can anybody help me out, will my application get affected after 5th July if I don't get the invitation till then? Or South Australia consider...
  16. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I have lodged 489 QLD visa in Feb 2019 and awaiting grant. Is there anybody in the forum living in the regional QLD who can help in sharing details of the available jobs, lifestyle, schools and overall experience living in a regional area? Thanks.
  17. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi guys, Is trying to look over the conditions for a 489 VISA, and find out that I have to pass the ACS skill assessment. I had a 4-year bachelor degree of Business and Information System. I had taken 40 courses (109 credits total), there are 12 courses (35 credits total) related to Information...
  18. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Guys, Is it possible to register a business under 489 Visa? I'm in South Australia. I searched everywhere but couldn't find any info on this topic. :confused:
  19. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, I have a 489 Visa for South Australia, my 190-NSW Visa is also in processing I have below queries: 1. Can i work in Adelaide in SA, note that my visa is a regional nomination. Not sure if adelaide is a regional area. 2. Also, since 190 will get approved in next 7 months. Can i work in...
  20. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    JAN 2019 Hi All, Please share any updates regarding 262113 system administrator invitations from any state whether mainstream or stream 2 category, whether 190 or 489 visa class. Please let me know how to apply for Stream2 in NSW for system administrator.
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