HERE IS THE LATEST FROM THE PROCESSING CENTRE (HOPE IT HELPS):-
As of 6 November 2007 the ASPC Admin Section is processing applications as
Onshore Applications: receipting and acknowledging applications received on
5 November 2007.
Offshore Applications received after 1 September 2007: receipting and
acknowledging applications received on 5 November 2007.
Offshore Applications received prior to 1 September 2007*: receipting
applications received on 6 August 2007 and acknowledging applications
received on 23 July 2007.
* Applicants and representatives who have not authorised e-mail
communication will not receive separate advice that the ASPC has received
and receipted an application and will receive the standard acknowledgement
letter and receipt details in due course.
Please note that any delay in acknowledging an application does not affect
the date on which a valid application is recorded as having been received
and does not delay processing of the application.
Once an application has been acknowledged it will be allocated to a case
officer for further assessment as soon as possible, however, the ASPC
receives a large number of applications and you will not be contacted
PROCESSING AND ALLOCATION INFORMATION - For the week of 6 November 2007
Applications lodged on or before the dates shown below have been allocated
to case officers for further processing.
Onshore Skilled visas (permanent and provisional)
Student/Graduate applications - Class DD and DE visas
Paper based applications: 24 May 2007 (subclass 880), 15 March 2007
(subclass 881) and 16March 2007 (subclass 882)
E-lodged (on-line) applications: 18 July 2007 (subclass 880) and 26 July
2007 (subclass 881) and26 July 2007 (subclass 882)
Onshore Skilled Independent Regional (Provisional) (SIR) – Class UX visas
Paper based applications:7 August 2007
eSIR (on-line) applications: 26 June 2007
New Zealand Citizen (Residence) - Class DB visas
All applications: 29 August 2007
Skilled Migration visas - All paper based applications for Class BN, BQ,
BR, UX and UZ visas
(Subclasses 134, 136, 137, 138, 139, 495 and 496): 7 January 2007
e-lodged Skilled Independent Regional (Provisional) applications: 1 August
General Skilled Migration visas– Class VE, VF,VB and VC visas
(subclasses 175, 176, 475, 476, 885, 886, 887, 485 and 487)
E-lodged (on-line) applications: 21 September 2007
Paper based applications: allocations yet to commence