Migration (Priority consideration for certain Visitor (Class FA) visa applications) Instrument (LIN 21/074) 2021, dated 22 November 2021, specifies the requirements to be met by an applicant to make a request of priority consideration of a valid application for a Subclass 600 (Visitor) visa in the Tourist stream or the Business Visitor stream to the Minister.
The following requirements must be met for a priority consideration request by an applicant of Visitor (Class FA) visa to the Minister:
- The applicant must have applied for Subclass 600 (Visitor) visa in the Tourist stream or the Business Visitor stream
- The applicant must be the holder of one of the valid passports (passports issued by the People’s Republic of China, Republic of India, or the United Arab Emirates)
- The applicant must be located in the country that issued the passport when the visa application and request for priority consideration are made
- The applicant must make the request using form 1419 (Internet) as an internet application through ImmiAccount.
The Instrument is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation on 25 November 2021 and commenced on 26 November 2021. It is currently in force.
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