Changes to BVE lodgement processes

The Department of Home Affairs vide their email dated 25 June 2021 with subject line “Upcoming changes to BVE lodgement processes (removal of BVE lodgement method by email)” has informed all registered migration agents that Bridging (Class WE) Visa E (BVE) applications submitted by email will no longer be accepted from 01 July 2021. The…

Migration (Arrangements for Bridging visa applications) Instrument (LIN 21/045) 2021

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…

Ground Reasons for Visa Cancellation

Visa cancellation provisions are contained in Subdivision C to Subdivision H of Part 2 of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) [“the Act”]. Accordingly, the Department or the Minister or his delegate may cancel a visa which can be discretionary, mandatory, or by operation of law, depending on the situation. Under certain circumstances, it is possible…