By EBall123Hey Everyone,
I applied for my second year visa on the 19th of Dec and haven't heard anything. My boyfriend and I worked on the same farms for the same time and he got his visa approval back straight away. The only question we answered differently was that I had been outside of the UK for more than 6months. Is it because I out this that it is taking longer?
We wanted to fly back out on the 23rd of Jan bit worried it will take ages as some people have said they are still waiting 2/3months later? My mum is flying out in the 4th of Feb so I hope I get it!
Please help with any other similar stories or why you think it is taking so long? I am really stressing!
By John from Moneycorp
Benefits of using a foreign exchange specialist
By John Kinghorn from moneycorp
If you’re sending money overseas, you may think using your local bank is the most convenient and efficient option, but working with a currency exchange specialist can give you access to great value rates and services that your bank may not be willing to provide. In addition, a specialist can offer expert guidance to help you navigate the fluctuating currency market.
As an ex-pat, you could have a number of reasons why you need to convert currency, and accessing great rates and avoiding high fees could have a significant impact on the money you receive for any of the following:
· Buying a home in Australia;
· Converting UK rental income into Australian dollars;
· Repatriating Australian dollars back to the UK;
· Receiving your pension payments;
· Transferring money to friends and family overseas.
As well as great rates and lower fees than most high street banks, a specialist can also offer a range of product solutions to help you manage all your foreign exchange requirements
· Spot contracts for urgent payments which allow for same-day exchange and transfer;
· Stop-loss orders to prevent against precipitous drops in the exchange rate;
· Rate targeting and tracking to help you make the most of your money ;
· Regular payment plans to fix rates and collect funds from a UK account by direct debit for overseas payments;
· Easy-access online account management, supported by an expert team available on the phone.
Get started with moneycorp
moneycorp offers all our clients a professional service that helps you transfer money across borders and let you get on with enjoying your new life in Australia. It’s free to register for a moneycorp account and you can do this online by clicking here.
You can also read more information here on the Poms in Oz currency page – https://www.moneycorp.com/uk/campaigns/partners/pio/
Moneycorp is a reference to TTT Moneycorp Pty Limited which is registered in Australia (business number 116612858). Its principal place of business is Level 15 Exchange Tower, 2 The Esplanade, Perth WA 6000, Australia. TTT Moneycorp Pty Limited is authorised to deal in foreign exchange contracts and buy/sell quotes to retail and wholesale clients as an Authorised Representative (reference number 445555) of Rochford Capital Pty Limited (AFSL License No. 361276).
If all goes well, then my family and I are planning to move to Adelaide in the month of Aug - Sept 2018 and have a few concerns / questions on money transfers.
can one open a bank account from overseas, i.e. before arriving in Adelaide? If so then how do we go about it? (Money transfer from UAE, Qatar) any recommendations on banks? Some with low service charges etc? is the transferred money taxed? If so then what % Appreciate any other additional info that you may think is useful.