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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?

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Raj
 

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Hi,

Welcome to the forum.

If you have a look at the timeline sticky at the top of the forum page, you'll see how long the 176 visa is taking at the moment.

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Yes, I just had my 176 approved, my visa was submitted to DIAC on August 2009 and was approved 9 November 2009.

So if its a CSL application, its around 6 months, fingers crossed and good luck.
 

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Sanjay what was your skill set ? Was it under MODL and CSL?
 

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hi Sanjay
nice to know that u got SS from VIC.
i have also applied for SS for the same state i mean VIC.
my ASCO Code is 2231-79(C++,C,C#)
Can u plz tell me how much time it will take by VIC for decision.
second tell me for my profession how much chances for success of Sponsorship.

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zeez
 

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I never got State Sponsorship, I had a family sponsor.

Victoria is one of the hardest states to actually get sponsorship from, by what I've read both here and in other communities.

Regards

Sanjiyan


hi Sanjay
nice to know that u got SS from VIC.
i have also applied for SS for the same state i mean VIC.
my ASCO Code is 2231-79(C++,C,C#)
Can u plz tell me how much time it will take by VIC for decision.
second tell me for my profession how much chances for success of Sponsorship.

Regards
zeez
 

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hi All,

Thanks for your reply.

For my 176 visa the case officer has been assigned and in the document check list everything mentioned as met.

Can anybody tell us how long will take for approval of my visa..
 

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If it was like my application, it will be a matter of days.

BUT! every application is different, you could find out in 2 hours, 1 day, or 2 weeks from now.

Sanjiyan

hi All,

Thanks for your reply.

For my 176 visa the case officer has been assigned and in the document check list everything mentioned as met.

Can anybody tell us how long will take for approval of my visa..
 

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Sanjiyan,

One more thing, if we get visa approval within how many days we need go for stamping. We are staying in melbourne so do we need to go out of the country and come again for this 176 visa stamping?
 

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Hii Raj...i have 5 yrs of exp and im sure i vl comes under IT PRofessional-oracle...

do i comes under CSL cum MODL ?

which is better for me 175 or 176(state sponsership)

i heard processing time for 176 is faster than 175.

pls suggest me....

thanks,
 

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I hope this information helps... (note points 2 and 3 below have the same processing priority)

The new direction gives priority to applicants who are sponsored by an employer, have a nominated occupation which is in critical need and are either sponsored by a state/territory government or by a family member. Different priority processing arrangements for Skilled-Graduate (Subclass 485) visa applicants apply.

The direction gives the following processing priorities (with highest priority listed first) to GSM applications:

  1. applications from persons who are employer sponsored under the Employer Nominated Scheme and the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme;
  2. applications from persons who are nominated by a State/Territory government and have nominated an occupation on the Critical Skills List (CSL);
  3. applications from persons who are sponsored by family and who have nominated an occupation on the CSL;
  4. applications from persons who are neither nominated nor sponsored but who have nominated an occupation on the CSL;
  5. applications from persons who are nominated by a State/Territory government and have not nominated an occupation on the CSL;
  6. (i) applications from persons who have nominated an occupation on the Migration Occupation in Demand List (MODL); and (ii) applications from persons who are sponsored by family and have not nominated an occupation on the CSL;
  7. all other applications are to be processed in the order in which they are received.
Application Processing Times

If your nominated occupation is on the Critical Skills List (CSL) and you have applied or will apply for an onshore or offshore GSM visa before the end of 2009, it is estimated that your visa application will be finalised within 12 months from your lodgement date.

If your nominated occupation is not on the Critical Skills List (CSL) and you have applied for an offshore GSM visa or intend to apply for an offshore GSM visa later in 2009, it is unlikely that your visa application will be finalised before the end of 2012.

If your nominated occupation is not on the CSL and you applied for an onshore GSM visa or intend to apply for an onshore GSM visa later in 2009, it is unlikely that your visa application will be finalised before the end of 2011.

Your ‘nominated occupation' is the occupation you nominated at the time you lodged your application and cannot be changed.

These application processing times are indicative only and are based on the current visa application rate, the Priority Processing Direction (in effect from 23 September 2009), and the availability of places in the Migration Program.
 

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i knw this buddy....which is better for me...can u suggest?(among 175 and 176)

wat extra do i need to for getting 176? which is state is better to apply for state sponsership?

thanks in advance,
 

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State wise I have no idea, depends on where you wish to move to. If your unsure, then I would read up on the 175 visa and apply under that.

With the state sponsorship, you are 'legally' bound (by the visa conditions) to live/work in the state that is sponsoring you; if you apply and gain state sponsorship, and then are successful with a visa application.

With a 175 visa, you go as an independent and thus can move/live/work in any state.
 

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after acs assesment,ny idea how much time they take for giving state sponsorship?

do we need to pay fee for state sponsorship?

after getting that..DIAC process will be easy?

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Hi,

Go for 176 visa definately it will be faster than 175.

No fee for state sponsorship and normally it takes 2months.after getting state sponsorship and if you apply DIAC then after that with in 20 days your application will be assigned case officer.

My suggestion would be go for 176 visa.

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Hi Raj....thanks lot for ur points....

need more info...
im working on Oracle Apps-financials-testing and i know winrunner and QTP ....so which state wud be better for me? i heard sydney is gud for testing.
Perth and Adelide has gud for IT jobs....
it wud be great if u can answer me....

many thanks,
 

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For IT jobs either Sydney or Melbourne.

Dolly

PS If you choose the 176 state sponsored, you are 'obliged' to work in that state for 2 years, after that you can work in which ever State you like
 

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hmm...thx raj....i know that...i heard Perth/Adelide is also gud for IT...ny idea?

how abt for testing professionals on Oracle apps?
 
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