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475 to 887 permanent

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Hi, has anyone recently applied for their 887 perm visa after being on 475 provisional? Just wondered how long it took to be approved, was it straightforward and if there is anything to expect that we might not be prepared for.

 

thanks

Michelle


Michelle, John, Charlie, Ashley

Visa lodged 27/11/09 C/O 23/3 4/4/11 meds

14/4/11 VISA GRANTED ! Flying 30 November :jiggy:

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would love to know too! we are due to apply mid August for 889 from 475, I'm expecting a 6 month ish turn around & we will do it ourselves. Keep in touch


Visa 475 lodged 12th Feb 2010

VISA GRANTED 11.03.11

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Hi Lynda, looks like its just the two of us....:) . Have I got the visa wrong is it a 887 or 889? we didn't arrive till the beginning of Dec, when did you arrive? Are you waiting till the two years are up to apply or getting it in beforehand?

 

Michelle


Michelle, John, Charlie, Ashley

Visa lodged 27/11/09 C/O 23/3 4/4/11 meds

14/4/11 VISA GRANTED ! Flying 30 November :jiggy:

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No, you're spot on with 887! We arrived end of August, so will wait til then before we apply, it's so close now anyway. Keep me posted Michelle with your progress


Visa 475 lodged 12th Feb 2010

VISA GRANTED 11.03.11

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Hi Michelle,

 

I have applied for 887 visa on 26 Feb 2013 and still waiting.

immi seems to have a backlog with the 887 Visa processing.. 4 to 6 months is the current waiting times ..!!

it used to be 1 to 2 weeks processing last yr this time ..

 

But immi seems to be processing priority group 5 now ... which seems to put a halt on the other visas

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We arrived two years ago in August and we will be applying for our 887 visa then. Having fulfilled the conditions of the 475 visa to live and work regionally for 2 years, do we have to wait for the 887 visa to be granted before we could live and work in Perth? We don't want to do anything to jeopardise the PR we have waited so long for. Good to know there are others at the same stage of the process as us.

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Good luck Rajne, hope it dosent take too long, keep us informed


Michelle, John, Charlie, Ashley

Visa lodged 27/11/09 C/O 23/3 4/4/11 meds

14/4/11 VISA GRANTED ! Flying 30 November :jiggy:

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Afraid I don't know the answer Flowersdownunder......good luck in August, are you using an agent or going it alone?


Michelle, John, Charlie, Ashley

Visa lodged 27/11/09 C/O 23/3 4/4/11 meds

14/4/11 VISA GRANTED ! Flying 30 November :jiggy:

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We did the 475 application ourselves so this one should be okay I guess. It seems to be a straight forward online application. We have been careful and kept absolutely everything relating to address, work etc. Can't wait, it will be a big weight off our minds. Hopefully we're not being naive about the 887 visa. Please let me know if you hear any advice or horror stories so I can prepare myself!

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Hi Michelle,

 

I have applied for 887 visa on 26 Feb 2013 and still waiting.

immi seems to have a backlog with the 887 Visa processing.. 4 to 6 months is the current waiting times ..!!

it used to be 1 to 2 weeks processing last yr this time ..

 

 

hi rajne ,

 

can you please let me know what kind of documents you applied for visa subclass 887.

and in which visa you were in before applying for visa 887.

 

Thanks

 

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Hi Michelle,

 

I have applied for 887 visa on 26 Feb 2013 and still waiting.

immi seems to have a backlog with the 887 Visa processing.. 4 to 6 months is the current waiting times ..!!

it used to be 1 to 2 weeks processing last yr this time ..

 

 

hi rajne ,

 

can you please let me know what kind of documents you applied for visa subclass 887.

and in which visa you were in before applying for visa 887.

 

Thanks

 

 

Hi Nep12,

 

I was on 487 Visa

I used the checklist from the Immi : http://www.immi.gov.au/skilled/general-skilled-migration/pdf/887_checklist.pdf

Hope this helps

 

​Rajne

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Hi Michelle,

 

I have applied for 887 visa on 26 Feb 2013 and still waiting.

immi seems to have a backlog with the 887 Visa processing.. 4 to 6 months is the current waiting times ..!!

it used to be 1 to 2 weeks processing last yr this time ..

 

But immi seems to be processing priority group 5 now ... which seems to put a halt on the other visas

 

hi michelle,

 

any benefit/s yet e.g medicare or centrelink perhaps?

 

i am too from 475 and we'll be applying 887 in sept this year.

 

thanks and regards,

 

bing

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Hi All,

I am also in the same boat. still i am in 475(family Sponsor) visa and suppose to apply 887 in November this year.

I have visited my mother country twice withing this 2 year period. actually,I have stayed 38 days outside the Australia.

Will this be effected to my 2 year period which mentioned in visa condition? do i need to stay anther 38 days (2 year + 38 days)? Otherwise i can apply 887 visa in this November.

Thanks

Samk6


Applied FEB-2011- 475( Family Sponsor)>>>Received 18th Of March Letter>>>Medi Finalized MAY-2011>>>New Category 04(Old 03)>>>CO-SEP-2011>>Visa Granted-OCT-2011.

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Not sure 100% but think that holidays are fine. Does anyone know which AFP clearance you need to apply for with the 887 visa. With fingerprint check, or without?

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