Migration (Arrangements for Bridging visa applications) Instrument (LIN 21/045) 2021 dated 22 June 2021 [“the Instrument”] specifies the approved form and place and manner of making bridging visa applications.
The Instrument specifies the requirements for Bridging A, Bridging B, Bridging C, Bridging D, Bridging E and Bridging F visas. It also specifies additional place and manner for making Bridging E (Class WE) visa (BVE) application in paper form 1005 or 1008 for the purpose of paragraph 1305(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Migration Regulations 1994. As such, an application for Bridging E (Class WE) visa using paper form 1005 or 1008 must not be made by any electronic means, including by fax or email, and must be submitted online through ImmiAccount. However, an application using paper form 1005 or 1008 can be made by post to an office of immigration or in person.
The Instrument is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation on 29 June 2021, commenced on 01 July 2021 and is currently in force.
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