Further Delays for Skilled Migrants waiting for Permanent Residence

Further Delays for Skilled Migrants waiting for Permanent Residence

With international borders being closed for almost two years and visa processing at a standstill during that time, it’s not surprising that there is currently a backlog of pending visa applications.

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Hong Kong visa pathways

Hong Kong visa pathways

From 5 March 2022, two new visa pathways will become available to Hong Kong nationals currently based in Australia.

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Pathways to Permanent Residency

Pathways to Permanent Residency

Wondering what your pathway to becoming an Australian Permanent Resident is? There are several that may interest you.

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The Importance of Citizenship

The Importance of Citizenship

Most migrants come to Australia with the intention of eventually applying for permanent residence and then ultimately Australian citizenship. Of course to be granted either of these or initially a visa, applicants must meet character requirements.

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New Regional Visas - Out with the Subclass 187 and in with the Subclass 491 and 494

New Regional Visas - Out with the Subclass 187 and in with the Subclass 491 and 494

As of November 16th 2019, the 187 regional visa will be abolished and two new visas will be introduced; the Skilled Employer-Sponsored Regional Visa (subclass 494) and the Skilled Work Regional Visa (subclass 491). These new skilled regional provisional visas will be available to skilled migrants and their dependent family members who want to live and work in Australia.

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The Business Talent Visa | An In-depth Analysis

The Business Talent Visa | An In-depth Analysis

The Significant Business History Stream and the Venture Capital Entrepreneur Stream are otherwise known as the Business Talent Visa. The Business Talent visa is a permanent visa and enables holders to establish a new business or develop an existing business in Australia. As well as allowing applicants to bring eligible family members to Australia with them, the visa holders can travel to and from Australia for up to five years, from the date the visa is granted. After that period, a Resident Return visa will be required to re-enter Australia as a permanent resident.

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