Business Visas/Skilled Work Visas

457 Business Visa – Secondary applicant – Health Waiver – condition waived

The applicant asked for our assistance in preparing an application for a 457 Business Visa. The difficulty with the application was her husband, who was included as a secondary applicant; it seemed as if the husband’s application would not succeed because he did not satisfy the visa health requirements. The applicant suffered from tetraplegia and

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Employer Nomination Scheme – English Exceptional Argument – Visa granted

The applicant was a citizen of India who was in Australia on a subclass 457 visa. The sponsor was a bus hire/charter business and the nominated position was project administrator. The applicant had already been working for this company for more than 2 years in the appointed occupation. He now wished to apply for an

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487 Skilled Visa – minimum English standards – Successful outcome

0902146 [2009] MRTA 1797 (9 September 2009) The Applicant’s subclass 487 Skilled Visa was refused on the grounds that she did not meet the legislative requirements regarding minimum English standards. As part of her application, the applicant submitted evidence that she had made arrangements to undergo an IELTS test, in the form of a IELTS

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457 Visa cancellation due to incorrect documents – Visa not cancelled

The applicant had been granted a 457 visa with his wife and son included as dependants. The family had been living happily in Australia for a number of years after emigrating from China. However, the applicant’s visa was suddenly cancelled because DIAC discovered that the applicant had provided incorrect information in his original visa application.

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