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57 minutes ago, SAJ.N said:

Hi KBK,

Is your agent Deloitte / similar company with processing priority or normal agent ?

Hi @SAJ.N, my MA is from EY. Not sure about processing priority or similar to Deloitte.

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Occupation: Software Tester
State: NSW
Country: HR
Stream: 457 - 186 TRT
Number of applicants: 2
ENS 186 Visa and Nomination applied:  21/05/2018

AFP expired in Feb 2019 and uploaded new one on 27/02/2019

Further document requested for both Nomination and Visa on 20/03/2019

Visa docs submitted on 20/03/2019 (same day)

Nomination docs submitted on 22/03/2019

Both Nomination and Visa granted on 23/03/2019
IMMI Status: Finalised

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Just got an update from my MA: one of my colleagues just got her PR granted yesterday. Here are the details of her application:

- Management Consultant (same job, position and company as me)

- Direct Entry, 2 applicants, LR country

- Nomination and application submitted: 12 January 2018

- PR granted: 6 February 2019 (processing time of approx. 13 months...)

My MA believes I'll hear from immigration about my application in 2-3 months (i.e. processing time for me of 13-14 months...) However, I'm hopeful that it could be sooner if the theory about looking at applications by occupation is correct (i.e. if they decided to catch up on Management Consultant applications for instance!)

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Stream: 457 - 186 DE

Occupation: Management Consultant

Number of applicants: 1

186 Visa and Nomination applied: 16 March 2018 (after rejection of first Nov. 2017 nomination in Feb. 2018)

Nomination approved: 13 March 2019

PR granted, no further documents requested: 18 March 2019

ImmiAccount status: Finalised

State: NSW

Country: United States (LR); Birth country: France (LR)

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Hi everyone, who is still waiting on further assessment and how long have you been waiting?

I'm sitting on further assessment since 26 Jan and its just very frustrating.


ENS 186 Applied both visa & nomination: 26 Feb 2018

occupation: Occupational health and safety advisor

No of ppl: 4 ( HR & LR)

Nomination Approved on 26/01/2019

Visa Granted on 26/02/2019

 

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Oooooohhhhhh my greatness!!! Just got our GOLDEN Email, PR granted!!

💥😎

Timeline updated in my signature.

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Occupation: Accountant
State: NSW
Birth Country: South Africa
Stream: 457 - 186 DE
Number of applicants: 3
ENS 186 Visa and Nomination applied:  21 Feb 2018

Nomination Approved:  22 Dec 2018
Application Approved: 7 Feb 2019
IMMI Status: Finalized

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Congratulations! They really are getting through Feb 2018 this week.

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Occupation: Mechanical Engineering Technician
State: VIC
Country: LR
Stream: 457 - 186 TRT
Number of applicants: 1
ENS 186 Visa and Nomination applied:  19/03/2018

Nomination Approved: 16/02/2019

Application Finalised: 19/02/2019
IMMI Status: Received

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6 hours ago, natmis said:

Hi Chris,

That's insane, I know. What is your occupation? Could you please update your signature with the visa details so we know your situation?

Done

 


Occupation: Restaurant Manager
State: QLD
Country: UK
Stream: 457 - 186 TRT
Number of applicants: 2
ENS 186 Visa and Nomination applied:  17/03/2017

IMMI Status: Received

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1 hour ago, Pinky117 said:

Hi everyone, who is still waiting on further assessment and how long have you been waiting?

I'm sitting on further assessment since 26 Jan and its just very frustrating.

I am waiting from 20 months and further assessment June 2018.

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6 minutes ago, SKG said:

I am waiting from 20 months and further assessment June 2018.

Further Assessment from Jan 2018 - Nomination not approved yet


Occupation: Student Counselor
State: NSW
Stream: 457 - 186 TRT
Number of applicants: 2
ENS 186 Visa and Nomination applied:  24/04/2017
Additional  documents requested : 15/01/2018 - Submitted : 30/01/2018

ABF Field visit : 30/06/2018 -requested all company documents -provided on 24/07/2018

No response yet .

IMMI Status:  further Assessment 

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1 hour ago, sawar said:

can someone send me a timesheet? somehow i lost that link

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1INy6sxuUIisgLOT7CcskWLjQjHV_6yVvUBRHceWE_a0/edit#gid=1606993133


457 Visa Granted June 2015

PR 186 Temporary Residence Transition Stream lodged 29/06/2018 |  PR Granted 19/04/2019

Citizenship (citizenship by conferral) Application Submitted: 03/05/2020 | Status: Received

1. Update your Profile: -> https://www.pomsinoz.com/settings/signature/ or click on your account in the top right -> Account Settings -> Signature
 

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9 hours ago, Chris Jo said:

Hi,

Just joined because i need to do something. We applied back in March 2017! It's been 23 months and no idea why it's taking so long. Don't feel i can trust my agent and not sure what to do?

Almost 2 years and no news whatsoever, I feel you mate... the way they are processing applications makes no sense at all - some Restaurant manager members who applied 1 year after you got their PR granted last week. Same occupation, same stream and same country risk. But PR in less than a year. I’m happy for them but it’s unbelievable how some other applicants can be left aside. It really is a game of luck - the luck of having one’s application assigned quickly and the luck of having a CO that doesn’t request too much extra documentation.

It looks like they are now processing some restaurant managers applications (finally), stay put, hopefully you’ll hear from them soon.


Occupation: Restaurant Manager

186 DE

LR country

Nomination application: 17/09/2017

Visa application: 21/09/2017

Status: Received

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1 minute ago, parveen said:

From july 2018 further assessment and nomination not approved yet

Time line?


State: NSW
Birth Country: LR
Stream: TRT
Number of applicants: 1
186 Visa and Nomination applied:  June 2018

Nomination: Approved 19/03/2019
IMMI Status: Finalised 26/03/2019

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On ‎04‎/‎02‎/‎2019 at 07:28, Jenny1985 said:

Nomination approved at the weekend!!!One step closer to champagne I hope!!!

Awesome news mate almost there now

🙂

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June 2015 - Entered Oz on a 417  working holiday visa 

Dec 2015 - Company applied for a 457 sponsorship     
Feb 2016 -  457 granted  (
Fitter in regional WA)
Feb 2018 -  ENS 186 TRT
Visa and Nomination applied

Jan 2019 - PR granted with no further request for information

 

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Hi everyone, long time visitor first time poster and decided to register on the forum. Someone please add my details in the spreadsheet.

Looking forward for good news in the next month or so.

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Occupation: ICT Sales Representative (Grandfathering Arrangement)
State: NSW
Birth Country: HR + LR
Stream: TRT
Number of applicants: 2

Nomination applied:  March 2018

Nomination approved: March 2019

186 Visa applied: May 2018
IMMI Status: Finalized (Medicals requested, after 40 days PR granted)

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2 hours ago, parveen said:

From july 2018 further assessment and nomination not approved yet

Occupation and timeline

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9 hours ago, Pinky117 said:

Hi everyone, who is still waiting on further assessment and how long have you been waiting?

I'm sitting on further assessment since 26 Jan and its just very frustrating.

I'm waiting for 12 months now

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  • Nomination and Visa applied - 21 September 2017 thru M.A.
  • Nomination - Approved 29 January 2018 😊
  • Visa Status - for "Further Assessmentfrom Feb 2017 - Finalised 01 August 2019 - VISA GRANTED!!!!
  • Country - HR
  • Occupation - Architectural Draftsperson
  • State - NSW
  • No. of Applicants - 1 Main 2 Dependents
  • Stream - TRT

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Hi everyone, who is still waiting on further assessment and how long have you been waiting?
I'm sitting on further assessment since 26 Jan and its just very frustrating.

I applied visa + nomination on 11/5/17. CO asked docs twice.... last submitted docs on 6/12/17 ....status changed to further assessment.....and since then it hasn’t changed at all ... been 21 months... still waiting
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Nomination applied: 11/5/17 

Visa Applied: 11/5/17

Occupation: Dental Technician 

No. of applicants: 4 

Country : India 

CO allocated: 19/10/17 asked documents twice and last submitted on 6/12/17. 

Status : Further assessment since 6/12/17. 

Visa : 186 TRT 

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21 hours ago, SAJ.N said:

Hi KBK,

Is your agent Deloitte / similar company with processing priority or normal agent ?

There is nothing called priority processing for an agent. Bigger agents tend to be more thorough, based on experience, but that their name is not supposed to have any impact on the processing of the application. In terms of the sponsoring employer, bigger ones will tend to  get their way (not necessarily quicker) only because from a CO perspective, they have less to investigate about in terms of the legitimacy of the company.


Visa: 186 DE Onshore

Applied: Feb 2018

Occupation: Technical Writer

Country: HR (2 applicants)

Status: Nomination Approved Feb 2, 2019
Visa - Granted April 9, 2019

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Hi Guys,

 I have a question to ask, normally how long does it take to grant the visa after nomination.

I know the quickest time is 1 day. what is the maximum they take to grant visa?

please share your views.

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Restaurant Manager (STSOL) (Grandfathered Arrangement)

Country: HR

Single Person

Nomination on 12th June 2018 and Visa on 13th June 2018 (186, TRT)

Nomination Approved: 6th February 2019

Documents requested: AFP and Medical on 5th August 2019

Documents submitted on 13th August 2019

Status: Finalized (Granted) on 20th August 2019

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9 minutes ago, Kashif.Iqbal said:

Hi Guys,

 I have a question to ask, normally how long does it take to grant the visa after nomination.

I know the quickest time is 1 day. what is the maximum they take to grant visa?

please share your views.

1 week max

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22 hours ago, ajk said:

One more march application processed, good to hear i am waiting for my golden email.

I wish you get your golden email soon

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25 minutes ago, sawar said:

1 week max

My Case is different see my signature my nomination is approved in feb but still i am waiting for my grant, It all depends on case officer. If you lucky you would get early.

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Occupation: Software Tester
State: VIC
Birth Country: India
Stream: Temporary Resident  Visa - ENS 186 DIrect Entry
Number of applicants: 1 Primary(Myself) and 1 secondary applicant(Wife)
Nomination applied:  Nov  2017
-- Nomination
Approved on the 19th Feb 2018
Visa lodged  on the 4th March 2018

IMMI Status:
Granted on  28th Feb 2018

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41 minutes ago, Kashif.Iqbal said:

Hi Guys,

 I have a question to ask, normally how long does it take to grant the visa after nomination.

I know the quickest time is 1 day. what is the maximum they take to grant visa?

please share your views.

Please update your signature.


Occupation: Software Tester
State: VIC
Birth Country: India
Stream: Temporary Resident  Visa - ENS 186 DIrect Entry
Number of applicants: 1 Primary(Myself) and 1 secondary applicant(Wife)
Nomination applied:  Nov  2017
-- Nomination
Approved on the 19th Feb 2018
Visa lodged  on the 4th March 2018

IMMI Status:
Granted on  28th Feb 2018

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