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Thank MZH. So you meant it is ok to just submit bank statement and rental contract for main application? 

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11 minutes ago, MZH said:

It is fine. You both need some proof of living in Regional area or Designated area to apply 887.

Thank MZH, so you meant it is ok to just use bank statement and rental contract for main application? 

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22 hours ago, Nanzz said:

send your stories and complains to senator Kristina Keneally too people she's the shadow minister for dep home affairs and citizenship , from obtaining 489 to applying for 887 we had to complete a very difficult journey and our efforts should not go unnoticed and should be valued rather than undermined , Having to put our plans of settling down permanently in Australia for 12 , 16 , 17 , 21 months is very unreasonable and unfair, they are proposing PR benefits for new 491 visa saying that they do not want these provisional visa holders to be disadvantaged compared to PR holders living in metro , what about us? we are not asking for any benefits from day one , we just want our applications to be processed and a decision delivered to us within a fair and reasonable time , we have paid our taxes , have been greatly disadvantaged by having to pass opportunities that could have made our future much more settled , our kids and family members have to put their future on hold or have their freedom restricted when it comes to studying or sometimes deciding a career to pursue , restrictions affect our lives on day to day basis , we have done the right thing , and completed requirements which are very straight forward and if out applications are put on hold not processed within a reasonable time by allocating more  just because we are not in priority processing program or just because they would like us to live in regional for a bit longer , that is just so unfair. so send your stories to senator Kristina people , the more of us reach out the more attention we can get towards 887 visa processing delay issue , be respectful and and tell her how this unfair delay affects all of us email is -     senator.keneally@aph.gov.au 

Also complain to commonwealth OMB

http://www.ombudsman.gov.au/what-we-do

Thanks

 

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4 hours ago, Russki said:

Dear @Cel, I am so happy for you!!!!! 🙂 Congratulations! Your predicament was not easy, but it is all over now, enjoy your new life!!!! 🎉

thanks Russki, u have been an angel to all of us!

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On 8/4/2019 at 3:48 PM, dhle said:

Hi mate, may I ask what did you submit for the employment proof in the initial lodgement? I'm just curious to know why they asked for further employer letter. Thanks mate. 

Payslips, employment contract

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59 minutes ago, ricky21232 said:

Please add me in the prayer.

Applied 10/09/2017, last time and only one contacted on 15/12/2017 since then Bigggggggg Silent. Its been more than 20 months since my last contact.

 

complain letters will escalate things!

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5 hours ago, Mallik Arjun said:

Hi My name is Mallikarjun

I applied my 887 on 27/06/2018, still no reply from immigration

And my wife visa has been rejected last year for 3 years with 4020 conditional basis with the 489 subsequent entry application and my wife is been 7 months pregnant now.

And i already travelled 2 times in last 6 months with bridging visa B.

Is there any issues for my application?

Is there any solutions for my wife to take her to Australia? 

This is a little tricky question. I think, you will be better off asking a migration agent - they may have a way of helping you. 🙂 

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9 minutes ago, ricky21232 said:

Please add me in the prayer.

Applied 10/09/2017, last time and only one contacted on 15/12/2017 since then Bigggggggg Silent. Its been more than 20 months since my last contact.

 

Bro prayers and  complaints not working now a days .....

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Hi, Are we allowed to live & work in ACT on 489? 

In low population areas immi has mentioned all states except ACT.

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3 hours ago, Mallik Arjun said:

Hi My name is Mallikarjun

I applied my 887 on 27/06/2018, still no reply from immigration

And my wife visa has been rejected last year for 3 years with 4020 conditional basis with the 489 subsequent entry application and my wife is been 7 months pregnant now.

And i already travelled 2 times in last 6 months with bridging visa B.

Is there any issues for my application?

Is there any solutions for my wife to take her to Australia? 

Did you submit your application through a mara registered agent? my understanding is that your wife will have to wait out the exclusion before she can apply for any permanent skilled migration visa or temporary visa 

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Hello everyone please do  phone complain, that will make a quick response. Call on complain, suggestion and complement phone line 133 177. Three of us called them last week and got grant in few days after.  They will take it seriously for those who has crossed 17 months timeline. wish you all the best 

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1 hour ago, Mirza said:

Hi, Are we allowed to live & work in ACT on 489? 

In low population areas immi has mentioned all states except ACT.

Hi Mirza,

ACT is not considered as a low population area. You cannot live and work there. This has been made clear to me in first meeting with regional sponsor 

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1 hour ago, sam2018 said:

Hello everyone please do  phone complain, that will make a quick response. Call on complain, suggestion and complement phone line 133 177. Three of us called them last week and got grant in few days after.  They will take it seriously for those who has crossed 17 months timeline. wish you all the best 

They are not responding to complain any more.

I called them and get same response of wait.

Exactly 18 months of waiting now

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887 Visa Timeline

Applied: 07/02/2018

Request for AFP Clearance: 20/11/2018, CO : Kimberly

Request for AFP Clearance: 01/05/2019; CO: Kimberly

17 months processing time elapsed

Complained via Global Feedback Unit: 27/07/2019 (based on other member's experience in this forum)

Complaint Acknowledge: 30/07/2019 (advise 15 working days to finalize visa)

Visa Granted: 05/08/2019

Global Feedback Unit Response: Peter wrote to confirm Visa granted ( I saw this email first before the grant which was already in my inbox @ 12:59pm)

 

Confession of another silent user of this very informative forum. I did my application myself and did not use an agent. I followed this forum to keep abreast of

matters arising. Keep up the good works and all the best to all awaiting the Golden email.

 

off to the next pit stop...

 

Ghost

 

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6 hours ago, Lucky9 said:

Thank MZH, so you meant it is ok to just use bank statement and rental contract for main application? 

It is good to provide evidence of living documents both of your names. You can find out the lists of documents from 887 visa application check lists. 

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1 hour ago, Ghost said:

887 Visa Timeline

Applied: 07/02/2018

Request for AFP Clearance: 20/11/2018, CO : Kimberly

Request for AFP Clearance: 01/05/2019; CO: Kimberly

17 months processing time elapsed

Complained via Global Feedback Unit: 27/07/2019 (based on other member's experience in this forum)

Complaint Acknowledge: 30/07/2019 (advise 15 working days to finalize visa)

Visa Granted: 05/08/2019

Global Feedback Unit Response: Peter wrote to confirm Visa granted ( I saw this email first before the grant which was already in my inbox @ 12:59pm)

 

Confession of another silent user of this very informative forum. I did my application myself and did not use an agent. I followed this forum to keep abreast of

matters arising. Keep up the good works and all the best to all awaiting the Golden email.

 

off to the next pit stop...

 

Ghost

 

Congrats.  Enjoy you freedom. 

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I'm not sure if I can file a complain.

Applied July 2018.

Planning to secure a house and lot asap, but still can't get preapproval because of the visa approval delay.

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11 hours ago, Ghost said:

887 Visa Timeline

Applied: 07/02/2018

Request for AFP Clearance: 20/11/2018, CO : Kimberly

Request for AFP Clearance: 01/05/2019; CO: Kimberly

17 months processing time elapsed

Complained via Global Feedback Unit: 27/07/2019 (based on other member's experience in this forum)

Complaint Acknowledge: 30/07/2019 (advise 15 working days to finalize visa)

Visa Granted: 05/08/2019

Global Feedback Unit Response: Peter wrote to confirm Visa granted ( I saw this email first before the grant which was already in my inbox @ 12:59pm)

 

Confession of another silent user of this very informative forum. I did my application myself and did not use an agent. I followed this forum to keep abreast of

matters arising. Keep up the good works and all the best to all awaiting the Golden email.

 

off to the next pit stop...

 

Ghost

 

Congratulations on your grant and enjoy your new life!

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do we really need to wait until Feb 2020 to see some grants? just like last year ...so tired 

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3 minutes ago, nudgee said:

do we really need to wait until Feb 2020 to see some grants? just like last year ...so tired 

Unfortunately, they are giving priority to offshore and student applications.

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8 minutes ago, nudgee said:

do we really need to wait until Feb 2020 to see some grants? just like last year ...so tired 

We have received our pre Grant . We all came back to Australia last week  and emailed to Immigration 

No reply for that as well 

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5 minutes ago, Freddy said:

Unfortunately, they are giving priority to offshore and student applications.

I thought the peak season for student visa applications has gone because semester 2 is generally start in July but still nothing for us 

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15 minutes ago, nudgee said:

do we really need to wait until Feb 2020 to see some grants? just like last year ...so tired 

The way they are processing the  files its clear that we have to wait till feb..for me its  been one and half month i am waiting after first contact 

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15 hours ago, Ghost said:

887 Visa Timeline

Applied: 07/02/2018

Request for AFP Clearance: 20/11/2018, CO : Kimberly

Request for AFP Clearance: 01/05/2019; CO: Kimberly

17 months processing time elapsed

Complained via Global Feedback Unit: 27/07/2019 (based on other member's experience in this forum)

Complaint Acknowledge: 30/07/2019 (advise 15 working days to finalize visa)

Visa Granted: 05/08/2019

Global Feedback Unit Response: Peter wrote to confirm Visa granted ( I saw this email first before the grant which was already in my inbox @ 12:59pm)

 

Confession of another silent user of this very informative forum. I did my application myself and did not use an agent. I followed this forum to keep abreast of

matters arising. Keep up the good works and all the best to all awaiting the Golden email.

 

off to the next pit stop...

 

Ghost

 

Congratulations dear 🙂

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