Why use Byron Bay Migration Agency to lodge your Partner Visa application

Why use Byron Bay Migration Agency to lodge your Partner Visa application

Not all of the information and documents required in support of your Partner Visa application is listed on the Department’s website. The only person qualified to determine what information and documents will be required in your particular circumstances is a registered migration agent. Case Officers have the discretion to refuse a visa if it is incomplete or is inconsistent with your previous applications in any way, and are under...
Partner visa processing times

Partner visa processing times

Some clients in Byron Bay have been horrified recently when I’ve told them they may need to wait over 2 years for a decision on their Partner Visa Australia application. As at today’s date 19 September 2018, partner visa Australia applications are taking between 19-25 months to be decided. With the help of a migration agent Australia though, there are some things you can do to increase the chance of...
Why it is better to apply onshore for your Partner Visa

Why it is better to apply onshore for your Partner Visa

There are a few distinct advantages when you apply for a partner visa Australia onshore. Clients in Byron Bay who have an Australian partner often prefer to remain in Australia while they wait for a decision on their permanent partner visa Australia application. They often have a local job they don’t want to leave, but more importantly, they don’t want to leave their partner. The current processing time for...
7160 reasons to engage a Registered Migration Agent (RMA) for your partner visa application

7160 reasons to engage a Registered Migration Agent (RMA) for your partner visa application

In Byron Bay, most partner visa Australia refusals are for applications that have been lodged without the advice of an RMA, and lack sufficient evidence of a genuine partner relationship. The Department’s Case Officers have full discretion to refuse your application if there are any inconsistencies, and are no longer obliged to request missing documents. Given the huge non-refundable $7160 Visa Application Charge, and huge delays and additional expense...
Witnessing your Statutory Declarations for partner visa applications

Witnessing your Statutory Declarations for partner visa applications

As of 18 September 2018, your migration agent Australia can now witness your Australian Statutory Declarations. This is great news if you are lodging a partner visa Australia application in Byron Bay and need your relationship declarations and Form 888s witnessed – your RMA can take care of it for you now as part of your application. No more special trips down to the Byron Bay Courthouse to have forms...