The Tourist Visa and Sponsored Family Visa – An In-Depth View

The Tourist Visa and Sponsored Family Visa – An In-Depth View

Anyone wishing to visit family and friends or holiday in Australia will require either a Tourist Visa or a Sponsored Family Visa. These are temporary visas which allow holders to stay in Australia for three, six or twelve months. The length of stay granted is determined on a case-by-case basis and is specified on the visa grant letter.

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Visitor Visas - An Overview

Visitor Visas - An Overview

Visitor visas or tourist visas are temporary visas which are valid for 3, 6 or 12 months. Visitor visas are available to tourists, business visitors or anyone wanting to visit family and friends in Australia. Visitor visas may be granted with single or multiple entry to Australia.

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Bridging Visas - A Breakdown

Bridging Visas - A Breakdown

Bridging visas are temporary visas granted to non-citizens in Australia who have lodged a new visa application and are waiting for the new visa to be granted. Bridging visas are not indefinite, so they have a period of validity. The number of people on bridging visas is quite high and the wait times can be extensive.

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What Is A Bridging Visa?

What Is A Bridging Visa?

A bridging visa is a temporary visa. It is granted to any non-citizen onshore in Australia who has an expired visa and is waiting for a new visa to be granted. It allows the holder to lawfully stay in Australia while their visa application is being processed. Bridging visas are usually valid from the time that your current visa expires until your new visa is granted or in some cases declined.

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Is Australia Set to See an Influx of Migrants From Hong Kong?

Is Australia Set to See an Influx of Migrants From Hong Kong?

There are many reasons why people choose to migrate to Australia. Among them is the uncertainty of major political changes in their own country. Take for instance the current situation in Hong Kong. Over the last couple of weeks, protests have taken place in reaction to the proposed changes to the extradition law. While the riots in themselves pose a danger to the citizens of Hong Kong, there is also the potential ramifications of this policy being passed.

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VSA Opens A New Office in Melbourne

VSA Opens A New Office in Melbourne

Located at 441 St Kilda Road, the Melbourne Visa Solutions Office opened on Wednesday 12 June. Following on from the success of Visa Solutions Australia’s Sydney Office, the company has decided to expand its presence by opening an office in Melbourne. The move will enable Visa Solutions to better service clients on the East Coast.

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