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As per DIBP Changes to Family Stream Visa Applications Lodgement Method

Tue, Jun 26 2018

As per DIBP Changes to Family Stream Visa Applications Lodgement Method

There are changes being planned on how and where to lodge certain Family Stream Visa applications starting 1 July 2018.

  • Partner and Prospective Marriage

Applicants who want to submit applications for Partner and Prospective Marriage (subclass 309,100, 300, 820 and 801) must create an ImmiAccount and lodge visa online. Additionally, payment of the visa application charge will also be made online visa ImmiAccount portal. No paper applications will be accepted. You cannot apply for these visas in person.

Read more- What are the requirements of Australia Partner Visa?

  • Other Family

All applications for other Family Visas will need to be sent by post or courier service to the Perth Visa and Citizenship office. An applicant will no longer be able to lodge application at one of the overseas offices or contracted service delivery partners:

  1. Carer (subclass 116 and 836 visas), and
  2. Remaining Relative (subclass 115 and 835 visas), and
  3. Aged Dependent Relative (subclass 117 and 838) visas

The application forms for other family visas are available on the Home Affairs website. Payment can be made through ImmiAccount portal. Online visa lodgement is not currently available and the completed application forms must be sent to the processing office in Perth.

  • Parent

Parent visa applicants (subclass 103, 804, 173, 884 and 864) must send their completed visa applications to the Perth Visa and Citizenship Office by post or courier. An applicant can no longer lodge a parent visa application in person. Get detail information about Australia Parent Visa.

To know more about Australia Immigration and your chances to migrate Australia consult Australia immigration experts at AptechVisa. You can start your immigration processing filling up free assessment form. Further go through AptechVisa reviews before starting your Australia immigration process.

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