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Visa Grant Averages – September-November 2014

As I stated in an earlier BLOG post, I’ll be putting up regular posts on how long visas are taking to be granted for Down Under Visa clients. Just note please that:

(a) This does not include visas not granted yet. This is only visas that have been granted.

(b) Partner visa averages are based on the last 3 months

(c) Tourist visa averages are based on the last 1 month Continue reading


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Condition 8503 – No Further Stay

Condition 8503!

Practically every Subclass 600 Tourist Visa to Australia from Philippines will have this condition on it. If you don’t believe me, look at your visa grant letter. In the days of visa stickers (and when the visa was called a Subclass 676 Tourist Visa), it would be displayed on the sticker itself. Nowadays with visa grant letters, you will see:

8101 – NO WORK

The last item is what we’re talking about. 8503 – NO FURTHER STAY

What this means is that the applicant cannot apply for another visa while she’s in Australia. If she wants another visa, she must leave the country first. Continue reading

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