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  1. Negative assessment from AACA for Indian architect degree

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I am a B.Arch from VTU, Belgaum, graduating in 2008 with a 5 year course. I had recently sent my assessment to AACA for Stage 1 assessment but it came out as Not Suitable. I have replied to that email asking for reason why. Does anyone know if they provide that information? Did anyone from...
  2. Please advise: Australia eVisitor (subclass 651)

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello everyone, Could you please advise if an Indian citizen with passport from India is eligible for Australian visa, type - eVisitor (subclass 651), for business activities? I am getting both the answers for this - Yes and No from various sources, hence reaching out to this forum. Please...
  3. OCI application sent through post

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, I recently sent OCI application along with Indian passport through post. It was not registered post but normal post as it was recommended method for Melbourne VFS https://www.vfsglobal.com/india/australia/oci_pio_service/how_to_apply.html It has been 4 days now and no acknowledgement...
  4. FATCA query

    Expat Tax
    i am in UK for last 5 years and on ILR. I was working in the uK but presently not so i am not paying any income tax. Hence, not filing tax returns in the UK. I am taking life insurance in India and they want me to complete the FATCA declaration form which asks for details like which all...
  5. Websites for jobs in India

    Other Asia
    Hey! I'm going to move to India and was wondering if somebody could recommend any job websites? I can do anything in the beginning so any information is welcome! Thank you!
  6. Schooling in Australia

    Life in Australia
    We are planning to move to Sydney in coming months from India. I have a son studying in Class 7 in India in CBSE medium. 1. Do we have CBSE medium schools in Sydney 2. If not, what curriculum the schools follow. How easy or difficult is the transition from CBSE to Australian curriculum 3. If...
  7. Details on ICT Project Manager

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I am having 15+ years of experience and currently since last 7 years working as a Project Manager in India. My question is that do I need to apply for Skill assessment in ICT Project Manager skill or am I eligible to apply for Software Engineer as well as my background is from software...
  8. Statutory declaration for ACS - Indian Employee & USA manager

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Everyone, Hope you are all having a great start to the year ! I have a couple of queries regarding the Statutory declarations and request someone to provide suggestions based on their knowledge/experience. I am compiling the documents to be sent to ACS and am seeing a bump as i try to...
  9. Japan PCC from India

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello folks, I have some questions regarding obtaining Japan PCC from India. 1. As per the Japan embassy in India, they need a formal letter stating the requirement for Japan PCC. Do I need to wait for CO contact for the same? 2. Is it possible to initiate Japan PCC before CO contact? This...
  10. Need Advice EOI Filed 2018

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello Everyone, I am new to this forum. I am from Mumbai, India. Working Malaysia since last 6 years now. I am married and my Wife is also working here in Malaysia since last 3 years. We decided to try our luck to get a PR for Australia. I needed to get some insight. I tried to search the...
  11. Moving to Melbourne from India

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, Anyone going to Melbourne next year from India? I am an IT professional and reside in Bangalore. I got PR from Australia recently and planning to move there by the first quarter of next year, probably between March 2019 and June 2019. Please let me know if you are in the same boat! Thanks.
  12. Talent Visa [Accredited Employer] - Sharing my experience (timelines+cost incl.)

    Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    Hi Folks, I'm so thankful to this forum for helping answer my queries and giving me a high level perspective on things and timeline for my big move to NZ. It's time for me to give back and share from my side. Hope it'll be useful for folks going through a similar process. :rockon: I applied in...
  13. Witness requirement for PoA attestation in India embassy

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello expats, I need to get a PoA attested from the Indian embassy in London. I have my parents in the UK at the moment on a family visit visa. I am giving PoA to my brother in India. Does anyone know if I can use my parents as witnesses? The website says that the witnesses should be someone...
  14. Moving to Australia from India through PR

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, I am an Indian citizen, age 28. I want to move to Australia through getting a PR. Below are my qualifications and work experiences: Graduation in engineering (completed in 2012) Worked in IT sector (July 2012 to March 2014) (20 months) Worked in banking (Dec 2014 to February 2016) (13...
  15. Auss PR holder (Currently In India) wating to file partner Visa for my spouse

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all the Immigration Gurus, I am working in India and got my PR in Feb 2017 before I was married. I got married a few months back in 2018 and now wanting to migrate to Australia along with my wife. I have already validated my PR by visiting Auss on a short trip. Now I want to file a...
  16. Working remotely on a dependent visa in Germany

    Germany Expat Forum for Expats Living in Germany
    Hello, My wife works in Germany on a work permit & National visa. I'm hoping to join her on a dependent visa. 1. Am I allowed to work in Germany for my Indian company remotely. I will receive my salary in India? 2. Also, is the Dependent visa the same as Family Reunion visa? 3. How long...
  17. Moving to Sydney during Q1 2019

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Guys, Starting this new thread for people moving to Sydney by end of JAN, FEB or MAR 2019. I am planning to move by end of JAN or early FEB 2019. Want to connect and we may help each other out during our thrilling exhilarating Initial stages. Might blossom in to a beautiful friendship in...
  18. Does the ACS skill assessment affects, if my previous employers company is shutdown.

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, I am applying for Subclass 189 for ICT Business Analyst. I have 10+ or relevant experience, however my previous employer (a well known IT company in India) has shut down the business in 2011; does this have any affect on my ACS Skill Assessment? I have the Service Certificate, which...
  19. PCC from UK and India while in Australia

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello everyone, Can please someone help me get the process of obtaining Police Clearance certificate from United Kingdom and India while in Australia. I might need it for child visa application. I have stayed in UK and India for more than 12 months in last 10 years, so might require PCC from...
  20. Indian finance and entertainment city Mumbai has highest expat salaries

    Articles: Asia
    The world’s highest paid expats live in Mumbai, San Francisco and Zurich but it is Asian cities that dominate the top 10 highest earning locations, a new survey shows. In Mumbai, India’s financial, commercial and entertainment capital, foreigners earn an average of US$217,165, more than double...