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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Why Lauren Orrett turned to VSA when her Partner visa was refused

Why Lauren Orrett turned to VSA when her Partner visa was refused

Every year thousands of people lodge visa applications to the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Many submit the paperwork themselves, but applying for any visa can be a complex and time consuming process and while the majority will be successful, there are some that will be rejected. There can be numerous reasons for a refusal, more serious issues like fraud or ineligibility may surface, but often it's just simple mistakes like lack of evidence or inconsistencies which are behind a rejection.

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Help! My visa is about to expire!

Help! My visa is about to expire!

With the current downturn in the economy we are seeing more visas expiring and not being renewed, but it doesn’t mean the end of your time in Australia. It can be very daunting facing the prospect of possibly having to leave, but our team at Visa Solutions Australia have helped many people in this situation remain in the country.

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