Jump to content

You're currently viewing the forum as a Guest
register-now-button_orig.png
and join in with discussions   
ask migration questions
message other members

..and much much more!

Guest tommy135

Bridging visa valid same time with current student visa

Recommended Posts

Guest tommy135

Hi everyone,

My visa expire on Aug-2011 but I finished my degree earlier because of changing program.

I want to return to my country and come back to australia on 20-Feb-2010. I do not know whether I can come back here by current student visa or I must apply TR/PR to get bridging visa to stay here legally.

 

_I call to immigration department and they say they are waiting to the notification from my university to show that I finish my program earlier and then they say after they receive it, I will get only 28 days to stay in Australia.

 

_The day after that, I went to talk with them face to face (student compliance-Level 15-DIAC Melbourne). They say I can come back here on 20-Feb-2010 without any risky. But after that I must apply to TR/PR asap.

 

I was so confused with this issue, 2 person 2 different answers but in same department.

 

1) Do I need to apply TR/PR then get bridging visa A, then apply bridging visa B in order to travel oversea.

 

2) Or I just need bridging visa A is enough as an evidence to show the customs in the airport that I intend to come back for immigration purpose(still use student visa to travel). Some people say the bridging visa A will not be activated yet until my current student visa expire. and even I get BV A but if when the day I leave Australia, BV A will be cancel. (I need apply again when I come back)

 

 

I need to return my country in emergency situation.

 

Any one know about this issue, Please please please help me !!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

as far as I know if you have bridging visa A that means you lodged the application in Australia therefore you are not allowed to leave unless you apply for bridging visa B.

What do you mean by apply again?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×