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ACT, Canberra State Sponsorship - WHERE ARE YOU NOW

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ACT ppl are the best in terms of responding emails and sending form 1100 to DIAC.

 

they even send you parcel pack at your home address containing helpful material which will assists you to plan your trip.

 

they also promised to be ready receive you when their sponsored land in canberra.

 

i am also their nominee. and waiting for DIAC to allocate me CO since June 14, 2011.

 

regards

SJS

 

Have you checked your online tracking lately? When they start processing your app (CO) there will be a 3rd line in the top section stating Application being processed further, then you will know you have a CO.

 

They were takin on average 2 weeks to appoint CO's, seems it might have changed?

 

Good luck.

 

T

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Have you checked your online tracking lately? When they start processing your app (CO) there will be a 3rd line in the top section stating Application being processed further, then you will know you have a CO.

 

They were takin on average 2 weeks to appoint CO's, seems it might have changed?

 

Good luck.

 

T

 

thankyou for guidance, however i applied as paper application i had 150 pages (support documents) to send which were difficult to scan so i used paper application method, and in this senario i got FRN and not TRN which can be traceable vis online system.

 

in my case i sent one email to DIAC via using PLE system and i received email that, "my concerns were forwarded my case officer for action"

 

regards

SJS


Sales & Marketing Manager (AIM) 24-Jan-11(Approved on 14-Feb-11), SS ACT 19-Feb-11 (Approved on 24-May-11), DIAC 176-Paper on 14-Jun-11, CO 01-Jul-11, MED+PCC Requested 27-Mar-12 (Done on 5-Apr-12), Visa 21-Apr-2012.

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Hi Big Bob, been away from this thread for a few days now. We had our medicals in Edinburgh on 29th July 2011. Looked at our DIAC online current position and medical results were uploaded yesterday. Fingers crossed for good news in the next 2 weeks - well thats what I believe/have read is the lead time from medicals being submitted and visa granted.

Good luck to every one else on this thread.

Big Bob - its a great thread.:wink:

Could you update my status on page one please?

Cheers

Breezer


ACT; IELTS: Listening - 9; Reading - 8.5; Writing - 9; Speaking - 9.; SS 16th June; Visa granted! Moved to Canberra June 2012 and love it! Permanent employment.:jiggy:

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Hi Big Bob, been away from this thread for a few days now. We had our medicals in Edinburgh on 29th July 2011. Looked at our DIAC online current position and medical results were uploaded yesterday. Fingers crossed for good news in the next 2 weeks - well thats what I believe/have read is the lead time from medicals being submitted and visa granted.

Good luck to every one else on this thread.

Big Bob - its a great thread.:wink:

Could you update my status on page one please?

Cheers

Breezer

Breezer

Sure will update your details on page 1 right away.All the best for the Big News...Good luck :biggrin:

cheers

Bob


ICT Security Specialist|176 Filed State Sponsored:1 Sep 2011|Meds/PCC Finalised:12 Sep 2011|CO Allocated :13 Sep 2011| Visa Grant :21 Sep 2011|Arrived Australia:9 Nov 2011|Living OZ Dream!4226zc7

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WOOOHOOO HOOO,:biglaugh::biglaugh:

 

We got our ACT 176SS Visa today 10 Aug 2011.:wubclub::wubclub::jiggy::jiggy::jiggy:

 

Big Bob, please change my colour!!!!!!!

 

Good luck to those of you still awaiting your SS approval. The checkered flag is just around the corner!!!!

 

PS: I see I'm the 1st BLUE on the front page. WOOHHOOOO

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WOOOHOOO HOOO,:biglaugh::biglaugh:

We got our ACT 176SS Visa today 10 Aug 2011.:wubclub::wubclub::jiggy::jiggy::jiggy:

Big Bob, please change my colour!!!!!!!

Good luck to those of you still awaiting your SS approval. The checkered flag is just around the corner!!!!

PS: I see I'm the 1st BLUE on the front page. WOOHHOOOO

 

Horray...There goes our 1st Blue..Congratulation Orion25..Let me turn you blue like Burley Griffin right away....Cheers!

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Please mention your timeline (assessment;country ,profession, sponsorship,co appointment, medicals,PCC etc) All the best for a new life in Canberra, God bless :cool:

regards

Bob


ICT Security Specialist|176 Filed State Sponsored:1 Sep 2011|Meds/PCC Finalised:12 Sep 2011|CO Allocated :13 Sep 2011| Visa Grant :21 Sep 2011|Arrived Australia:9 Nov 2011|Living OZ Dream!4226zc7

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WOOOHOOO HOOO,:biglaugh::biglaugh:

 

We got our ACT 176SS Visa today 10 Aug 2011.:wubclub::wubclub::jiggy::jiggy::jiggy:

 

Big Bob, please change my colour!!!!!!!

 

Good luck to those of you still awaiting your SS approval. The checkered flag is just around the corner!!!!

 

PS: I see I'm the 1st BLUE on the front page. WOOHHOOOO

 

 

That's fantastic, Orion25!!! Congratulations and all the best for the future!!!

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HI

Is there someone who was nominates/sponsored by any state but due to long wait their category was removed from the state plan (SMP)...

I want to know what happened after that ???????

 

their CATEGORY changes? their apllication REFUSED? need to apply for any other state (SMP)? or else.....


Sales & Marketing Manager (AIM) 24-Jan-11(Approved on 14-Feb-11), SS ACT 19-Feb-11 (Approved on 24-May-11), DIAC 176-Paper on 14-Jun-11, CO 01-Jul-11, MED+PCC Requested 27-Mar-12 (Done on 5-Apr-12), Visa 21-Apr-2012.

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Hi There Big Bob,

 

Herewith our journey to PR Visa. Taking into account we live in the RSA a High Risk country.

 

July 2002 - Decided to immigrate eithe OZ or Canada once hubby qualified

Oct 2009 - Hubby Qualified

Feb 2010 - Met with Immigration Lawyer

March 2010 -put on hold all plans hubby offered partnership giving business one year

May 2010 - all plans back on track partner also looking at immigrating

May 2010 - met with Live in Canberra network and ACT Gov Member

June 2010 - Contacted new Immigration Agent & busy sorting Doc's for Vetassess

Sept 2010 - Submitted Vetassess

Nov 2010- Positive Vetassess received

Feb 2011- Applied for ACT SS

21 April 2011 - All Unabridged doc's in order

05 May 2011 - PCC's received

26 May 2011 - ACT SS Approved

27 May 2011 - Lodge with DIAC

15 June 2011 - We have a CO!!!!

11 July 2011 - Meds done

18 July 2011 - Meds received Diac - now we wait for the WOOHOOO

10 Aug 2011 - WOOHOOO 176SS Visa Approved.

 

Our Agent was Stephen Dickson of Migration Outcomes Australia, his service was fantastic, and really he was on the ball, the longest it took him to answer any mail, taking into account the time diffs as he is in Melbourne Oz was 2 days.

 

Good luck to the rest of you on this roller coaster ride of a journey. I will be watching to see how you all do, between all my packing etc, we have 5 months left here.

 

T

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Hi All

 

 

Hope all are doing fine... Guys ACT requested me furthur documentation on July 17,2011 which were :

 

  • New ACS Assessment;My old code that I applied sponsorship with was ASCO 261399(nec)
  • No more than 6 Jobs with no security clearance and australian citizenship requirements
  • Updated bank statements for last 3 months.

Luckily I had my new assessment and that code ICT Security Specialist was still in ACT sponsorship list when I applied in May 2011. They closed all ICT Professionals in updated July 2011 State Sponsorship List.

 

I sent them the complete set of docs on 30 July.Now, It has been almost month since I haven't heard from them.They said as per official e-mail if they dont get the docs by 18th Aug 2011 they would reject me. I haven't got any acknowledgement or anything I really dont know what to do now.:arghh: Today is the D' Day and I am really worried.:cry:


ICT Security Specialist|176 Filed State Sponsored:1 Sep 2011|Meds/PCC Finalised:12 Sep 2011|CO Allocated :13 Sep 2011| Visa Grant :21 Sep 2011|Arrived Australia:9 Nov 2011|Living OZ Dream!4226zc7

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Hi All

 

 

 

Hope all are doing fine... Guys ACT requested me furthur documentation on July 17,2011 which were :

 

  • New ACS Assessment;My old code that I applied sponsorship with was ASCO 261399(nec)

  • No more than 6 Jobs with no security clearance and australian citizenship requirements

  • Updated bank statements for last 3 months.

Luckily I had my new assessment and that code ICT Security Specialist was still in ACT sponsorship list when I applied in May 2011. They closed all ICT Professionals in updated July 2011 State Sponsorship List.

 

I sent them the complete set of docs on 30 July.Now, It has been almost month since I haven't heard from them.They said as per official e-mail if they dont get the docs by 18th Aug 2011 they would reject me. I haven't got any acknowledgement or anything I really dont know what to do now.:arghh: Today is the D' Day and I am really worried.:cry:

 

BIg Bob,

 

Are you doing this yurself or through an agent? Either way I would contact the Business Unit and ask them if they have received all doc's and if everything is all i n order, be extremely nice, but not false. I'm sure whoever requested the doc's will get back to you.

 

Let us know how it goes, I can only immagine how you are feeling. :arghh:

 

Keep strong and have Faith :wubclub:

 

T

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BIg Bob,

 

Are you doing this yurself or through an agent? Either way I would contact the Business Unit and ask them if they have received all doc's and if everything is all i n order, be extremely nice, but not false. I'm sure whoever requested the doc's will get back to you.

 

Let us know how it goes, I can only immagine how you are feeling. :arghh:

 

Keep strong and have Faith :wubclub:

 

T

 

Hi T

Bud, Thanks for your moral support...Luckily I have hired a MARA agent but she said she has tracked with DHL and it is delivered. Last week she did mailed and requested ACT concerned person about the documents but even she hasn't heard anything back.Why I am concerened is today was a last day they mentioned as per their e-mail and I am still not sure what else they want I had been through Victoria before pal. Its real hell:mad:... believe me...Here is my story till now...

Feb 2010: Applied ACS

July 2010: +ve Assessment in ASCO Code 223179 (Internet/Firewall/CISSP) ( Could have launched 175 but rules changed from July 1 and Visa applications were frozen for 2 months)

Rules changed from July 1 2010

Waited for State Sponsored Lists as now occupation in SOL 4 and needed State Sponsorship

Applied Victoria State Sponsorship November 2010

Waited 5 months and all winter and spring passed with just refreshing mail everyday then 1 day

Victoria Rejected :April 2011 Reason:Eligible but NO DEMAND

ACS Reapplied:April 2011 ICT Security Specialist

ACT Sponsorship Applied :8 April 2011

ACT Closed ICT applications : July 1 2011

ACT Requested further documentation : July 17 2011

Received +ve ACS Assessment : ICT Security Specialist:July 24,2011

Sent ACT requested further documentation : July 27 2011

Now...:dull::arghh:


ICT Security Specialist|176 Filed State Sponsored:1 Sep 2011|Meds/PCC Finalised:12 Sep 2011|CO Allocated :13 Sep 2011| Visa Grant :21 Sep 2011|Arrived Australia:9 Nov 2011|Living OZ Dream!4226zc7

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Guest Orion25

HI Big Bob,

 

Hang in there, I have a feeling all will go well. I really do hope it does.:eek:

Keeping you in our prayers.

 

T

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Hi T

Bud, Thanks for your moral support...Luckily I have hired a MARA agent but she said she has tracked with DHL and it is delivered. Last week she did mailed and requested ACT concerned person about the documents but even she hasn't heard anything back.Why I am concerened is today was a last day they mentioned as per their e-mail and I am still not sure what else they want I had been through Victoria before pal. Its real hell:mad:... believe me...Here is my story till now...

Feb 2010: Applied ACS

July 2010: +ve Assessment in ASCO Code 223179 (Internet/Firewall/CISSP) ( Could have launched 175 but rules changed from July 1 and Visa applications were frozen for 2 months)

Rules changed from July 1 2010

Waited for State Sponsored Lists as now occupation in SOL 4 and needed State Sponsorship

Applied Victoria State Sponsorship November 2010

Waited 5 months and all winter and spring passed with just refreshing mail everyday then 1 day

Victoria Rejected :April 2011 Reason:Eligible but NO DEMAND

ACS Reapplied:April 2011 ICT Security Specialist

ACT Sponsorship Applied :8 April 2011

ACT Closed ICT applications : July 1 2011

ACT Requested further documentation : July 17 2011

Received +ve ACS Assessment : ICT Security Specialist:July 24,2011

Sent ACT requested further documentation : July 27 2011

Now...:dull::arghh:

 

Dear BOB

i got ACT SS after waiting for 4 moths, almost at last they asked for fresh Job search and bank statement and after sending email to them on seventh day my agent got that golden email of sponsorship.

 

though ACT officers are very great and polite, just wait for few days more and you will get what you want.

 

regards

SJS


Sales & Marketing Manager (AIM) 24-Jan-11(Approved on 14-Feb-11), SS ACT 19-Feb-11 (Approved on 24-May-11), DIAC 176-Paper on 14-Jun-11, CO 01-Jul-11, MED+PCC Requested 27-Mar-12 (Done on 5-Apr-12), Visa 21-Apr-2012.

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Dear BOB

i got ACT SS after waiting for 4 moths, almost at last they asked for fresh Job search and bank statement and after sending email to them on seventh day my agent got that golden email of sponsorship.

though ACT officers are very great and polite, just wait for few days more and you will get what you want.

regards

SJS

 

Thanks man! I got a simple solution... Can't handle so much stress...going on a week long vacation :biglaugh:..Can buy some time like that...I need a real break :yes:Thanks T and SJSabir:hug:


ICT Security Specialist|176 Filed State Sponsored:1 Sep 2011|Meds/PCC Finalised:12 Sep 2011|CO Allocated :13 Sep 2011| Visa Grant :21 Sep 2011|Arrived Australia:9 Nov 2011|Living OZ Dream!4226zc7

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Meds finalised today so now we're just waiting for the police check to go through. Getting so close now :)


 

 

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WOOOHOOO HOOO,:biglaugh::biglaugh:

 

We got our ACT 176SS Visa today 10 Aug 2011.:wubclub::wubclub::jiggy::jiggy::jiggy:

 

Big Bob, please change my colour!!!!!!!

 

Good luck to those of you still awaiting your SS approval. The checkered flag is just around the corner!!!!

 

PS: I see I'm the 1st BLUE on the front page. WOOHHOOOO

Hi Orion25

Great news for you guys. Well done - fantastic.

We are still waiting for our status to change. It has been 6 weeks snce DIAC received our docs. excluding our meds and PC forms. PC forms were submitted in July and Meds sent to DIAC 2 weeks tomorrow.

A little apprehensive that nothing has happened since then. All clear with PC and meds all good. Don't know why they are not dealing with our visa.

 

Happy packing.

Cheers

Breezer


ACT; IELTS: Listening - 9; Reading - 8.5; Writing - 9; Speaking - 9.; SS 16th June; Visa granted! Moved to Canberra June 2012 and love it! Permanent employment.:jiggy:

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Hi Orion25

Great news for you guys. Well done - fantastic.

We are still waiting for our status to change. It has been 6 weeks snce DIAC received our docs. excluding our meds and PC forms. PC forms were submitted in July and Meds sent to DIAC 2 weeks tomorrow.

A little apprehensive that nothing has happened since then. All clear with PC and meds all good. Don't know why they are not dealing with our visa.

 

Happy packing.

Cheers

Breezer

 

Hey Breezer,

 

DIac took a while they received our meds and finalised my whole families except mine, and just left them outstanding for over a week and then suddenly they finalised mine, from the date we sent our meds it took DIAC 2 weeks to do anything, so hang in there, apparrently they are extremely busy and the medicals are taking a bit longer at the moment, friends of ours are also waiting.

 

I know we get so tired of waiting during this whole process but believe me it is worth it.:biggrin:

 

Hang in there and try not to let this wait consume you, as it will drive you batty :wacko:

 

T

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Hi Everyone:

 

Name: Nazmul

Date of SMP Verification for Limited Occupation: 19 July 2011

Date of SMP application online: 25 July 2011

Date of SMP application hard-copy: 19 August 2011

Trade/profession: HR Adviser

Visa type: 176

Delays/further docs requested: Not yet

SS received: Not yet

Form 1100 Uploaded:

Visa Filed:

Comments: verification will be denied if skill matching with recently advertised positions is not provided.

 

Please wish me luck.......:yellow_guy_smiling_

 

Cheers!!


IELTS 8: 18-05-11 Skill: 18-06-11 SS: 21-09-11 176 Lodged Online: 29-10-11 CO: 14-11-11 MedPCC Call: 26-6-13 Med Finalized: 20-8-13 Visa Grant: 30-08-13 1st Entry: 24-06-14

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Hi Everyone:

 

Name: Nazmul

Date of SMP Verification for Limited Occupation: 19 July 2011

Date of SMP application online: 25 July 2011

Date of SMP application hard-copy: 19 August 2011

Trade/profession: HR Adviser

Visa type: 176

Delays/further docs requested: Not yet

SS received: Not yet

Form 1100 Uploaded:

Visa Filed:

Comments: verification will be denied if skill matching with recently advertised positions is not provided.

 

Please wish me luck.......:yellow_guy_smiling_

 

Cheers!!

 

 

Best of luck!!!

 

use the below two links for the job hunt/matching i used them, they are good.

 

regards

SJSabir

 

http://mycareer.com.au/

http://seek.com.au/


Sales & Marketing Manager (AIM) 24-Jan-11(Approved on 14-Feb-11), SS ACT 19-Feb-11 (Approved on 24-May-11), DIAC 176-Paper on 14-Jun-11, CO 01-Jul-11, MED+PCC Requested 27-Mar-12 (Done on 5-Apr-12), Visa 21-Apr-2012.

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Hi Big Bob and everyone else.

 

Wow, just opened up my email and our 176 visa has finally been granted. Yes - we are off to Oz. Please change our colour on the first page.

 

Good luck to everyone else on this thread.

 

Wish I could drink Champagne but have to ride my motorbike to work this morning.

 

Regards

 

A well chuffed Breezer


ACT; IELTS: Listening - 9; Reading - 8.5; Writing - 9; Speaking - 9.; SS 16th June; Visa granted! Moved to Canberra June 2012 and love it! Permanent employment.:jiggy:

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Hi Big Bob and everyone else.

 

Wow, just opened up my email and our 176 visa has finally been granted. Yes - we are off to Oz. Please change our colour on the first page.

 

Good luck to everyone else on this thread.

 

Wish I could drink Champagne but have to ride my motorbike to work this morning.

 

Regards

 

A well chuffed Breezer

 

 

congrats Breezer!!

 

we will be joininig you soon.....in canberra.


Sales & Marketing Manager (AIM) 24-Jan-11(Approved on 14-Feb-11), SS ACT 19-Feb-11 (Approved on 24-May-11), DIAC 176-Paper on 14-Jun-11, CO 01-Jul-11, MED+PCC Requested 27-Mar-12 (Done on 5-Apr-12), Visa 21-Apr-2012.

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Hi Everyone:

Name: Nazmul

Date of SMP Verification for Limited Occupation: 19 July 2011

Date of SMP application online: 25 July 2011

Date of SMP application hard-copy: 19 August 2011

Trade/profession: HR Adviser

Visa type: 176

Delays/further docs requested: Not yet

SS received: Not yet

Form 1100 Uploaded:

Visa Filed:

Comments: verification will be denied if skill matching with recently advertised positions is not provided.

Please wish me luck.......:yellow_guy_smiling_

Cheers!!

 

Hi Nazmul

Apologies for the delay in replying as I was stuck up with something since last week. Welcome to PIO ACT Canberra Sponsorship Thread...All the best for your SS application..:wubclub:...You are off to Page 1

regards

Bob


ICT Security Specialist|176 Filed State Sponsored:1 Sep 2011|Meds/PCC Finalised:12 Sep 2011|CO Allocated :13 Sep 2011| Visa Grant :21 Sep 2011|Arrived Australia:9 Nov 2011|Living OZ Dream!4226zc7

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Meds finalised today so now we're just waiting for the police check to go through. Getting so close now :)

Shore is not too far comrade:policeman:...Keep sailing :cute:

cheers!

Bob


ICT Security Specialist|176 Filed State Sponsored:1 Sep 2011|Meds/PCC Finalised:12 Sep 2011|CO Allocated :13 Sep 2011| Visa Grant :21 Sep 2011|Arrived Australia:9 Nov 2011|Living OZ Dream!4226zc7

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Hi Big Bob and everyone else.

Wow, just opened up my email and our 176 visa has finally been granted. Yes - we are off to Oz. Please change our colour on the first page.

Good luck to everyone else on this thread.

Wish I could drink Champagne but have to ride my motorbike to work this morning.

Regards

A well chuffed Breezer

There goes our Second Blue Bird !!!

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Heyy Breezer,

Congratulations for your 176 Visa grant.... I am so happy for you buddy...:hug:....I really thank you for your contribution to this thread :notworthy:and I am honored to turn you our "#2 BLUE AS LAKE BURLEY GRIFFIN".... Guys please extend your wishes for Breezer... Its new life for you... God bless and as every time : ) all the very best for your new life in Canberra.Please do sometime visit the forum.

regards and wishes,

Bob


ICT Security Specialist|176 Filed State Sponsored:1 Sep 2011|Meds/PCC Finalised:12 Sep 2011|CO Allocated :13 Sep 2011| Visa Grant :21 Sep 2011|Arrived Australia:9 Nov 2011|Living OZ Dream!4226zc7

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