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I complaint few times, but they only say you are in processing, not going to tell me the right time , no grant yet , 18 months gone

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1 hour ago, 10th feb said:

And you have not been contacted even once??

They contact me for few docs , I have given all on time 2 times, even they expire my afp as well and then ask again, so I done again and summit on time, but no grant yet , 

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1 hour ago, 10th feb said:

Good luck everyone.. i hope they are back from holidays and start picking some files now

Again showing 12 months, I don’t understand, why

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On 1/11/2019 at 4:28 PM, Russki said:

I have sent a complaint to Global Feedback Unit today. Not hoping for an immediate grant, but just to remind them about my existence. And this is what I got back - a very irritated message saying: you have already complained twice before, stop contacting us as your application is STILL WITHIN PROCESSING TIME! 😄 😄 😄 Funniest thing I heard all day.

So I replied back to them sending the same link to immigration processing times and suggested they check it again, as I am hitting 16 months wait this month, and 16 months is clearly more than 12-14 months...

What can I say?! 🙂 They are struggling. 

With in how many days they reply you in email, I also done that last week , but still no reply 

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@Russki

There is a person by the name of Sam K that indicates 2nd time AFP. Do you happen to know why Sam was require a 2nd time AFP?

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17 minutes ago, Sunnysideup said:

@Russki

There is a person by the name of Sam K that indicates 2nd time AFP. Do you happen to know why Sam was require a 2nd time AFP?

Yes, they will ask again, even they ask from me also 2nd time

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1 minute ago, Sunit said:

Yes, they will ask again, even they ask from me also 2nd time

How long PCC valid for ? 1 year ?

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HI All, Iam new to this page, and need some guidance ,Iam getting a job offer from a company in melbourne, and I am based in Geelong on 489 visa, they are happy for me to work from geelong and work from home, is that something I can do ?

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11 minutes ago, Dev123 said:

HI All, Iam new to this page, and need some guidance ,Iam getting a job offer from a company in melbourne, and I am based in Geelong on 489 visa, they are happy for me to work from geelong and work from home, is that something I can do ?

Mate,

You need to prove that you have worked only in Regional area for 1 year. Do you think you can get a reference letter from your company mentioning that ?  

 

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59 minutes ago, Sunit said:

Yes, they will ask again, even they ask from me also 2nd time

Did yours expire?

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19 minutes ago, Honey said:

Common COs. Do some work Please.

I dont know whats gonna happen with the processing times.. im scared the way they are working

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1 minute ago, 10th feb said:

I dont know whats gonna happen with the processing times.. im scared the way they are working

Imagine what those of us who have only applied recently within the last month feel like, the processing times could get worse or better, we have no idea and will need to sit out another 10 to 12 months before we know

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FAQ Updates 10.0 

Disclaimer: All information below is at your own risk. The work and ideas below are not mine alone. It came from a collection of discussion.

 

READ THIS 

https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/skilled-regional-887#HowTo

 

Sign this Petition

https://www.change.org/p/david-coleman-reduce-processing-time-for-887-pr-visa-to-7-months

 

The Excel tracking

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ApeHDAjEH60WFBNLeq14wvGzegiqGC4KD0U-OyH_w6U/edit#gid=0

 

AFP expires

If your AFP expire, renew it just in case. Another way is do your AFP 6 months after you apply for 887. This will save some cost.

 

Scary Movie of Year 2019

My CO just called me…. Going to be trap for another 6 months.

   

What to upload cheat sheet.

  1. Tax doc, employment contract, superannuation, bank statement showing salary, pay slip, PayG/ Group Cert

  2. AFP, Oversea Police cert (longest time to acquire), Military release cert

  3. Passport

  4. Notification of incorrect Answers

  5. Marriage cert, lease agreement

  6. Form 80, 1221

  7. Bank statement for 2 years, Car Rego/ Utility/ Phone bill/ Internet bill

  8. Driver’s license Aussie

  9. Rental agreement

  10. Passport photo

  11. Child - passport, birth cert, photo

  12. Spouse- same as above, language is a letter from school/ IELTS

 

I hate filling in those forms! Especially notification of incorrect Answers

Go to your immi account/ update details/ XXXXXX. This is the easier way.

 

Bridging Visa for 887 is like IPhone Plus minus the headphone jack

Once you have bridging, you will have some difficulty travelling oversea. All you get is a Medicare card. Other condition in 489 remains.

  

Parents appearing in health assessment Immi account

Family Unit ....... Family members......family unit...... Family members.... Riddle me this

In the 887 application and reference to form 1497i

1.     Accompanying / non-accompanying Family unit = Spouse and child

2.     Other family members = brothers, sisters, mistress, father, mother

Now you understand, go and prepare a notification of incorrect answers.

   

My Baby look different from the passport!!!

1.     This is for 501 medical

2.     Download the form from this link  https://www.australia.gov.au/information-and-services/public-safety-and-law/statutory-declarations

3.     Select a few your baby's photos (4x6cm) from the passport date to the medical exam date then stick them at the form's footer.

4.     Get support from someone (not your relatives) to fill the form and do JP it.

5.     Example of the declarer’s content: "The passport's photo and the rest of other photographed are of the same child <your child full name> <DOB> <Address>".

 

I want to go for holiday, as my bridging Visa has not kick in.

Do you want to wait for 3 more months?

 

I am reluctant to submit a document due to “(enter your reason)”

When everybody got their 887…. (Backstreet boys - show me the meaning of being lonely….)

 

Do I need to submit form 1221, F80, spouse English, oversea AFP, Local AFP?

Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes.... Now take a deep breath and repeat that 100 more times.

 

Can I have new friends?

You can have new friends unless they are going to become your wife, Facebook friend, tinder mate or you intend to kidnap …cough cough…. adopt a child. Please do it after you get your 887.

 

My Agent told me not to submit

So far 5 to 7 cases I can think of agent's decision is wrong.

 

Proof of residency****

At least 2 types, Rental and bank statement showing expenditure for 2 years. Print and show it to us too. ^_^

 

Proof of employment****

Salary and employment letter, Superannuation statement, Tax document, notice of assessment

 

Spouse English

Get your University to write a letter as university course materials might not be recognize by Australia.

 

Relationship with Spouse

Marriage cert is not enough, need to prove continuing relationship

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