can anybody tell me how long it takes to put a skilled independent visa subclass 175 together with all checks ie meds.... police.... and skills test , needs to be in by 1st fed 09 have i got any chance off doing it .
yes but you need to get a move on
Get your skills assessed ASAP and as long as you get the visa aplication in by the date in feb 09 (i assume that ist due to your birthday?) you should be ok, the meds/police checks come after the initial appliaction goes in.
If i were you i would start it tomorrow! No time like the presesnt!
what skill are you going under
hi im a carpenter so a trade skill i should think
Don't want to put a 'downer' on things before you've even started but I would suggest you have a look on the vetassess website to find out when the next set of skills test are scheduled for after the October dates.
I've no idea what the closing date for payment of the practical test is for October but if you haven't submitted your paper based evidence then it's possible your too late for the October assessment as it takes approx 3-4 weeks to process.
Good luck with your application.
We applied for TRA on 25th Jan and had it, State Sponsorship and application lodged by 27th March, with the help of a great agent, as Tony's 45th was in April and we were really against the clock, so it can be done. However, if you need vetassess, I think it may take longer than TRA, not too sure, but good luck!
Tony, Sheena, Alannah, Emily, Connor & Aaron.
ARRIVED ON THE GOLD COAST 27th JAN, 2009!!
Depends on your vetassess stuff but you should be able to if you move quick, yes. Our TRA stuff only took a month but that was before the new style bits and pieces. You have 5 months, its doable, but you will have to shift !
13th Nov 2008 - Arrived in Geelong and loving it
I'd definately consider getting a good agent. That should increase your chances of getting both the TRA and the lodgement right first time and therefore increase the chances of making your deadline. Good advice from AndreanDaz too as I have a feeling they are right!
Good luck let us all know how you get on.