Migration (Extension of visa period for certain temporary safe haven visas) Instrument (LIN 21/078) 2021, dated 11 November 2021, extends the visa period for HumanitarianStay (Temporary) Subclass 449 visas held by Afghan evacuee cohort, for 12 months which was initially granted for 3 months.
The instrument specifies that the visa period for the subclass 449 visa, granted due to the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, on or after 19 August 2021 or before the commencement of this instrument, is extended until 30 November 2022. This extension entitles subclass 449 holders to access Australian Government services and entitlements while they undertake the permanent visa process.
The Instrument is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation on 11 November 2021 and commenced on 12 November 2021. It is currently in force.
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