Some visa holders may have an 8503 ‘No further stay’ condition attached to their visa which can cause headaches on their next application, such as a tourist, employer sponsor, student, or partner visa. The 8503 conditions will prevent you from applying for another visa whilst in Australia with out an approved waiver. It is noted […]
Should you be accused by the Department of Home Affairs (DOHA) of providing false or misleading information or documents, you would be at risk of having not only your visa refused but also face a potential 3 or 10- year ban from Australia. Such bans however are linked to temporary visas only. This means […]
Applying for a Visa while holding a Bridging Visa or after a Visa Refusal? You may need a Schedule 3 waiver.
Here at Kingsbridge Migration and Education, we a diverse caseload of files which range from tourist visas right through to the $5M Significant Investor Visa (Subclass 188/888). From such experience, we often meet clients who have applied another visa and wish to move onto a student or partner visa. Of course, we also meet clients […]
If you plan to lodge a partner or prospective marriage visa, you need to consider a few factors before commencing your plan to lodge your partner visa onshore or offshore. It is very important to note that you can only sponsor 2 approved spouses, fiancés or de facto partners. As you can only sponsor 2 […]
When sponsoring your partner, it is important to understand the circumstances which could affect your eligibility. Failure to address certain requirements may have serious implications for your application as the Department of Home Affairs may not necessarily understand your circumstances should your issues be left unaddressed. This would usually occur when both the applicant and […]
For the purposes of the Department of Home Affairs, couples generally have their relationships recognised when; You both are 18 years of age You both met after turning 18 years of age You are married or in a de facto relationship You meet the four (4) pillars Have a mutual and commitment to a shared […]