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On 23/06/2018 at 18:15, laevans said:

Hey guys how long did your child 101 visas take? We’re starting to panic as it’s saying I’m website 10 months + !! We frontloaded everything including medicals (thanks Brock for help), and spoke to emigration department and confirmed they have everything and don’t require any further info from us! We don’t go until October but I’m getting twitchy now! X 

i have submitted my daughter's child visa in May2018 but there has been no update as yet from the immgration. when i called they said it could take between 14-18 months to approve.

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We submitted 101 visa in November 2018, still waiting to be assigned case officer. I've rang the Canberra office for more info but the only thing they can say is the processing time can be up to 14 months 😤😤

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Seems like the processing times have changed since I applied for the Child Visa in 2016. I got the visa granted in under 2 months (which includes the Christmas/New Year Break). 


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On 16/02/2019 at 21:40, natandkev24 said:

We submitted 101 visa in November 2018, still waiting to be assigned case officer. I've rang the Canberra office for more info but the only thing they can say is the processing time can be up to 14 months 😤😤

Hi. Very similar situation to you: myself, wife and eldest have PR’s and we are currently back in the UK after living in Australia for a year. We want to go back and need a visa for our youngest who was born here. How long did your 101 take in the end? 

Did you consider a visitor visa then applying for the 802 onshore? I know this is not the conventional route but I’m yet to find a thread where this way WASNT successful.

Any advice is welcomed 

 

 

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ANZSCO 241411 PSA- 07/01/16 * EOI- 13/02/16: 60 POINTS * 189 INVITE- 17/02/16 * VISA LODGE- 31/03/16 * FORM 80, PCC, MEDS REQ 19/04/16 * PCC- 22/04/16 * MEDICAL- 23/04/16 * FORM 80- 27/04/16 *VISA GRANT- 20/05/16 :wink:

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On 20/08/2018 at 02:05, brock79 said:

Hi, I believe this is the email address we used, I can't say whether it's still valid or not though: familymigrationlondon@dfat.gov.au

Good to hear that you're moving over soon.  Our daughter is in Settlers Hills Primary which seems a good school.  We didn't like the look of Makybe Rise but that was only from the outside when driving past so I can't really say how the school is. Obviously with Mother Teresa and Tranby you need to pay for those schools, Tranby is next door to Settlers Hills Primary and seems to have better reviews than Mother Teresa, but that's only what I have read online.

The school sizes are certainly different over here, our daughters primary school in the UK had about 180 kids in it, the schools over here seem to have about 700-900 pupils!

Had it all been good for you since your return? We are in a similar boat: we lived in Aus for a year with PR visas along with our son and less than two years from arriving back in the UK we are weighing up a return!


ANZSCO 241411 PSA- 07/01/16 * EOI- 13/02/16: 60 POINTS * 189 INVITE- 17/02/16 * VISA LODGE- 31/03/16 * FORM 80, PCC, MEDS REQ 19/04/16 * PCC- 22/04/16 * MEDICAL- 23/04/16 * FORM 80- 27/04/16 *VISA GRANT- 20/05/16 :wink:

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