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January 2017 Visa application submitted - timeline

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See full list of documents that I submitted:

 

 

Myself

Current Passport

Old Passports

Birth Certifica.....!

 

Some list...

 

Why are you supplying 'old passports'?

 

B


190 State Nomination (65 + 5 = 70 pts) | Primary Teacher | AITSL Skills Assessment submitted 10 04 '16 | Successful AITSL Skills Assessment 10 06 '16 | Recce to Mellie August 2016 | IELTS result 27 08 '16 (Av. 8.5) | State Nomination Application lodged 31 08 '16 | State Teaching Registration approved 23 12 '16 | State Nomination approved 23 01 '16 | EOI lodged 13 05 '17 | Invitation to apply received 15 05 '17 | Visa application lodged 03 07 '17 | CO allocated, medicals requested 24 07 '17 | Medicals completed 31 08 '17 | OMG! Visa Grant 28 09 '17 - we're Aussie Residents!!! Wahoo!

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I didn't think you had to certify all documents once it was a high quality scanned copy

 

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When you click on the '?' next to each document on the document list on your immiaccount, the description for pretty much everything is preceded with 'certified' copy : (


EOI: 01.01.17

Invitation to apply: 02.01.17

Application submitted: 23.01.17

Medicals: 21.02. PCCs: 03.03

Visa granted 20.03.17

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Yes I agree, I didn't realise it was suppose to be certified. I thought colour scan was enough!!

That's is quite a list, I have the same for the kids, but there is more I could add for mine. I didn't even think of join bank accounts and mortgage accounts, I thought these might only be need if you are not married to your partner.

I had better add some more documents!!

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Colour scans do not need to be certified. DIBP is slow to update their website and systems to correct this.


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Thanks Maggie May! That is going to save me a fortune! I guess I'll just get everything on there in colour asap now. I did the Form80 yesterday, wow what a document! I just need to get my husband's finished today. Even though I am the main applicant I am uploading my husband's current employment contract and CV as extra evidence so that they can see that he is employable ha!


EOI: 01.01.17

Invitation to apply: 02.01.17

Application submitted: 23.01.17

Medicals: 21.02. PCCs: 03.03

Visa granted 20.03.17

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Some list...

 

Why are you supplying 'old passports'?

 

B

 

I read somewhere that they sometimes as for these, especially if you do not list old passport numbers in Form 80 (which I didn't).

 

I guess the old passports were mainly to show my partners British history as she was not born in the UK, so ended up uploading my own too.

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Colour scans do not need to be certified. DIBP is slow to update their website and systems to correct this.

 

I paid £5 per document, so this is great news if this is not required anymore.

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Yes I agree, I didn't realise it was suppose to be certified. I thought colour scan was enough!!

That's is quite a list, I have the same for the kids, but there is more I could add for mine. I didn't even think of join bank accounts and mortgage accounts, I thought these might only be need if you are not married to your partner.

I had better add some more documents!!

 

I think you need the joint name statements even if you are married (which I am). On the document checklist, there is a section for 'Genuine relationship evidence' which starts off with 'If you are married or in a de facto relationship, evidence of a genuine and continuing relationship with your partner to the exclusion of all others....Evidence can include, but is not limited to, joint bank account statements, billing accounts in joint names, and other evidence of cohabitation.'

 

I guess if you have the statements however old they are, upload them!

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Added a couple of bank statements now too. Now just waiting on my full birth cert to arrive, PCCs to come through and medicals booked Feb 21st!


EOI: 01.01.17

Invitation to apply: 02.01.17

Application submitted: 23.01.17

Medicals: 21.02. PCCs: 03.03

Visa granted 20.03.17

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One month down since submitted hopefully only 4 or so to go :jiggy:


PMV Granted 5th June 2017, Arrived in Melbourne 12th August

PMV Submitted 9/1/17 C/O Request for Medicals and Police Checks - 7/3/17, Australian Federal Police Check - 16/3/17, Fiancee Australian Police Check - 17/3/17 , Uk Police check - 18/3/17 , Medical / Xray & HIV Test - 22/3/17 

 

 

 

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Added a couple of bank statements now too. Now just waiting on my full birth cert to arrive, PCCs to come through and medicals booked Feb 21st!

 

Our medicals are the same day!!!

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How funny SNS! We have to be there really early in the morning for my daughter's T Spot test in place of the X-ray : ( It must be an expensive test as the cost of her medical is more than twice that of our adult test. I think we have got it at a good price because of where we are. Ours is about 55 pounds but my daughters 130 pounds!

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EOI: 01.01.17

Invitation to apply: 02.01.17

Application submitted: 23.01.17

Medicals: 21.02. PCCs: 03.03

Visa granted 20.03.17

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How funny SNS! We have to be there really early in the morning for my daughter's T Spot test in place of the X-ray : ( It must be an expensive test as the cost of her medical is more than twice that of our adult test. I think we have got it at a good price because of where we are. Ours is about 55 pounds but my daughters 130 pounds!

 

You medical is 55 pounds? And daughters 130?

 

Where are you?

 

We've been quote 920 euro in Dublin to have 2 x adults and 3 x kids done!

 

B


190 State Nomination (65 + 5 = 70 pts) | Primary Teacher | AITSL Skills Assessment submitted 10 04 '16 | Successful AITSL Skills Assessment 10 06 '16 | Recce to Mellie August 2016 | IELTS result 27 08 '16 (Av. 8.5) | State Nomination Application lodged 31 08 '16 | State Teaching Registration approved 23 12 '16 | State Nomination approved 23 01 '16 | EOI lodged 13 05 '17 | Invitation to apply received 15 05 '17 | Visa application lodged 03 07 '17 | CO allocated, medicals requested 24 07 '17 | Medicals completed 31 08 '17 | OMG! Visa Grant 28 09 '17 - we're Aussie Residents!!! Wahoo!

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You medical is 55 pounds? And daughters 130?

 

Where are you?

 

We've been quote 920 euro in Dublin to have 2 x adults and 3 x kids done!

 

B

Are you in NI then? Where in dublin does the medicals?

 

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PMV Granted 5th June 2017, Arrived in Melbourne 12th August

PMV Submitted 9/1/17 C/O Request for Medicals and Police Checks - 7/3/17, Australian Federal Police Check - 16/3/17, Fiancee Australian Police Check - 17/3/17 , Uk Police check - 18/3/17 , Medical / Xray & HIV Test - 22/3/17 

 

 

 

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Are you in NI then? Where in dublin does the medicals?

 

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I'm down South.

 

The Mater Private in Dublin do them.

 

See: https://www.materprivate.ie/dublin/centre-services/all-services/visa-medicals/

 

B


190 State Nomination (65 + 5 = 70 pts) | Primary Teacher | AITSL Skills Assessment submitted 10 04 '16 | Successful AITSL Skills Assessment 10 06 '16 | Recce to Mellie August 2016 | IELTS result 27 08 '16 (Av. 8.5) | State Nomination Application lodged 31 08 '16 | State Teaching Registration approved 23 12 '16 | State Nomination approved 23 01 '16 | EOI lodged 13 05 '17 | Invitation to apply received 15 05 '17 | Visa application lodged 03 07 '17 | CO allocated, medicals requested 24 07 '17 | Medicals completed 31 08 '17 | OMG! Visa Grant 28 09 '17 - we're Aussie Residents!!! Wahoo!

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You medical is 55 pounds? And daughters 130?

 

Where are you?

 

We've been quote 920 euro in Dublin to have 2 x adults and 3 x kids done!

 

B

 

Malaysia!


EOI: 01.01.17

Invitation to apply: 02.01.17

Application submitted: 23.01.17

Medicals: 21.02. PCCs: 03.03

Visa granted 20.03.17

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Malaysia!

 

...I'll stick with the closer option :)

 

Thanks!

 

B


190 State Nomination (65 + 5 = 70 pts) | Primary Teacher | AITSL Skills Assessment submitted 10 04 '16 | Successful AITSL Skills Assessment 10 06 '16 | Recce to Mellie August 2016 | IELTS result 27 08 '16 (Av. 8.5) | State Nomination Application lodged 31 08 '16 | State Teaching Registration approved 23 12 '16 | State Nomination approved 23 01 '16 | EOI lodged 13 05 '17 | Invitation to apply received 15 05 '17 | Visa application lodged 03 07 '17 | CO allocated, medicals requested 24 07 '17 | Medicals completed 31 08 '17 | OMG! Visa Grant 28 09 '17 - we're Aussie Residents!!! Wahoo!

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...I'll stick with the closer option :)

 

Thanks!

 

B

 

Yes, the cost of flights etc will probably outweigh what you save ; )


EOI: 01.01.17

Invitation to apply: 02.01.17

Application submitted: 23.01.17

Medicals: 21.02. PCCs: 03.03

Visa granted 20.03.17

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How funny SNS! We have to be there really early in the morning for my daughter's T Spot test in place of the X-ray : ( It must be an expensive test as the cost of her medical is more than twice that of our adult test. I think we have got it at a good price because of where we are. Ours is about 55 pounds but my daughters 130 pounds!

 

Wow that is so cheap, ours is £906, in Edinburgh!! I'm thinking a little holiday to Malaysia would be worth it

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Hey SNS, how many points are you applying with for general Accountant? This process seems a mind filed!! We're just starting out! Didid you wait for your CPA assessment to come back before you did EOI? Xxx


IELTS Test sat 4th March 2017!! 9, 9, 9, 7.5 (grrrr) needed superior! PTE exam booked June 15th praying for top marks. TOP MARKS RECeived!! 90, 90, 90, 90!! 

CPA back 20th April, all positive resulrs from CPA. 

Management accountant 189 applied for currently sat on 75 as of 16th June 

190 applied with 75+5 as of 16th June 17! 

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Hey SNS, how many points are you applying with for general Accountant? This process seems a mind filed!! We're just starting out! Didid you wait for your CPA assessment to come back before you did EOI? Xxx

 

Hi,

I had 75 points. Yes you need to do English exam first, then CPA (I chose CPA because they did skills and experience assessment for the same price), then EOI. We weren't 100% sure if we were going to apply so hence the long gap between skills assessment and EOI

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Hello all,

 

So I'm not sure if we have been assigned a CO as such, (the e-mail certainly didn't say that) but I did receive an e-mail from gsmbrisbane asking for medicals, pccs and a character declaration for my husband (see separate post!)

 

I'm both excited and terrified!


EOI: 01.01.17

Invitation to apply: 02.01.17

Application submitted: 23.01.17

Medicals: 21.02. PCCs: 03.03

Visa granted 20.03.17

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Hello all,

 

So I'm not sure if we have been assigned a CO as such, (the e-mail certainly didn't say that) but I did receive an e-mail from gsmbrisbane asking for medicals, pccs and a character declaration for my husband (see separate post!)

 

I'm both excited and terrified!

 

 

Hi klr81,

Just got the same letter, from Brisbane, but only asking for medicals. PCCs already done, no request for form80 thank goodness.

Medicals booked for Tuesday 21st, so fingers crossed we are nearly there!!

Estate agent coming next week so we can get the house on the market - that's a scary one!

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So close sns! I look forward to seeing the exciting news when your visa is granted! It'll no doubt be before ours now that we have to do this character form that we have to have signed at the Australian embassy


EOI: 01.01.17

Invitation to apply: 02.01.17

Application submitted: 23.01.17

Medicals: 21.02. PCCs: 03.03

Visa granted 20.03.17

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