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    Guest Missiemo

    Hi we are Mo, Nick, Laura, Hannah and Katie. Applied for Visa in September 2005 hoping to go Spring next year, would like to live in Victoria Region, hubby builder so got points from him, are there many builders needed in Victoria, what are schools like.

    Very Nervous but even more excited.

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    Guest Sam Coughlan

    Hi Mo, can't really reply to your questions but just wondered as your hubby is a builder, did he have any difficulty passing the skills assessment test. My hubby is self-employed carpenter and we are just compiling all the stuff to send off. Wasn't sure how thorough we needed to be. We have self employed accounts etc and letters of reference from customers, accountant etc, do you think that will suffice?

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    Guest Missiemo

    Hi Sam


    Putting in for the skills assesment was nearly painless and quite hasslefree, Nick is employed and he just sent C.V, list of tools and jobs done,letter from employer with start date, job title, salary etc, and photo copy (certified) of his certificates.

    Receiving the letter back from them was more hassle has it took 3 months for them just to let us know they had received the application and were dealing with it, when we looked at the address on the letter we noticed they had sent the reply to the United Arab Emiates instead of the United Kingdom, we emailed them and told them of their mistake and got a results a week later.

    If they had sent the results to the Uk in the first place we would have had a results back under 3 months.

    Go for it and all the luck in the world to you both

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