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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, Looking to start the PR process shortly. Went to see an Immigration consultant who charged us $220 just to say hello and wants $3500 for helping us get the visa through. I can't justify spending that kind of money on someone essentially double-checking work done without any guarantee of...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all. Just wanna share my current status for my visa 189 application under General Accountant. I haven't seen a lot of posts about same-sex de facto applications here so I hope this thread can help people out there who are applying under this situation. I'm a Malaysian and my partner is a...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    My partner and I have been in a monogamous relationship since April 2016. We have to live separately whilst we save for our return to Australia later this year (August when his UK visa expires!), but stay together 3 nights out of 7 (my commute is too far from where we live, I stay with relatives...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, I lodged my visa on 26/06/15. Any other lodgers for June? I think we are a minority as there were only 1000 invited this'll the compared to around 2000 in previous months! Let's track how we're are doing in this thread? Few queries; 1) In my EOI and form 80 they separated the terms...
  5. Germany Expat Forum for Expats Living in Germany
    G'day guys and gals, just wondering if there are any Aussies living in Germany that can give me some advise. Missus (German) and I have been together for a few years and have applied for a de facto here in Australia. What are our options in getting me a visa to live permanently in Germany and...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello , I would like to know if anybody has ever applied for a de facto partner visa and got it.. and what kind of documents were submitted. I have been with my partner for over a decade now. Sadly due to circumstances we have never been able to spend an entire year together. However, we do...
  7. Other Asia
    Hi, We are an Australian couple living in Singapore looking to adopt, and fulfil the Australian Government's criteria for adoption. We are hoping to do a private intercountry adoption, but have also started the HSR process to be eligible to adopt in Singapore too. As we are a de facto couple...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I'm a NZer currently in the UK on the Tier 5 YM visa and am looking at some options for staying here in the UK after my visa expires in May this year. Since moving here I met my boyfriend who's a UK citizen but also originates from NZ and am interested in applying for the de facto visa. We...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there, We are looking for advice on the application process for the UK Ancestry Visa (we are from New Zealand). James is eligble for the Ancestry Visa as he has a British Grandfather. His sister has previously used this Visa and had no trouble. Our problem is that we want to apply for...
  10. Other Asia
    Good morning everyone, I'm a young Italian guy who is just about to finish his double master degree in geology (Italian and American (USA)). I have no previous work experience and, as a geologist, I don't even really know if there are prospectives for me in Singapore. I tried to look up on the...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all, A query regarding the 2 year co-habitation I am currently on a youth mobility visa in the UK, living with my partner, a british national, for the duration of my visa (commencing 16 October 2011). My partner and I have made a conscious effort to document our time living together in...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I was wondering if anyone could help me with a few questions I have regarding the Partner Migration Visa (UK applying to go to Australia)? At the moment, the offshore (UK) application processing time is saying 8-9 months, which has gone up recently. It would be good to know if anyone has had...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi My girlfriend and I work together and have both been offered jobs at a company. In effect, we are both primary applicants. The company will lodge nominations for us in our separate roles. We have been together for 10 years and have proof to that effect. As far as I can deduce, the 457 visa...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, I am currently on a student visa from the uk and my parent got a de facto visa from this 2 years ago. The relationship has recently broken down and although I want to keep things as civil as possible with him I am aware that his visa may no longer be valid and I am unsure of the...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi there; First of all, thanks for taking the time to read my post. My current situation is that I had a 457 Visa but the company has gone into liquidation, leaving me 28 days to find a new sponsor or get out. Previously, I have spend 2 full years on WHV before my 457. I live with my...
  16. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, my partner and I are considering moving to Aus, he qualifies for a skill independant visa but how do we go about both going? We have been togetherover a year and living together etc so pass all the de facto requirements (I think!) But unsure where to start, does he start with his application...
  17. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone, I've been looking for weeks now for information on 457 de facto applications and although I've found plenty of "de facto visa stories", I was unable to find an answer. So here is yet another 457 secondary applicant story. I am french, currently working in Scotland. Recently, I've...
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