Business Visas/Skilled Work Visas

Issue of Past Refusal and Exemption of Skills Assessment for Subclass 457 Visa

The Applicant approached our offices with the intention of applying for a Subclass 457 Visa. The Sponsor wished to employ the Applicant in the occupation of ‘Cook’. However, the circumstances of the Applicant presented two issues for the application. Firstly, the applicant’s previous Student Visa (Subclass 573) was refused on the basis that there were

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Exceptional Circumstances regarding age of applicant and health of secondary applicant

The Applicant approached our offices for the purposes of applying for permanent residency under the Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 856). The applicant was over 45 years of age and did not meet the Department’s age threshold. Due to this, our offices prepared a submission on his behalf showing the applicant’s extensive experience in his nominated

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Compliance with being on a substantive visa at time of lodgment

The Applicant was a client that obtained a successful outcome at the Migration Review Tribunal. The decision to refuse a grant of a subclass 457 visa was remitted to the Department for reconsideration. Essentially, this means that the Department was to assess the Applicant’s visa application a second time, and the Applicant had a second

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Age is not an issue when applying for the subclass 457 visa

The Applicant is a UK citizen wishing to apply for a subclass 457 visa. He is over the age of 50. Usually, for a majority of the other visas offered by the Department of Immigration, an applicant must be under 50 years of age at the time of application otherwise they will be ineligible to

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