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Journey on our Australian Citizenship Year 2020 - please share your status in this thread here

jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator
edited February 20 in Update

Anyone here preparing for your eligibility in your Australian Citizenship? Please feel free to share your journey to help others too o:)

Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
(L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

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  • jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator

    ******OUR JOURNEY******
    * Date of arrival to Australia as Permanent Residents (PR): October 2016
    * Date and year of Citizenship Eligibility: October 2020
    * Number of dependents for application: (1) Wife and (4) Children aged 15,13,12 and 7

    Please copy paste and share yours as well...God bless our road to Australian citizenship mates!

    Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


    Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
    Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
    (L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
    LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
    Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
    April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
    April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
    May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
    May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
    May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
    May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
    June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
    June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
    June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
    June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
    August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
    August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
    October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
    http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

    Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

    March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

    JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
    Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

  • agentKamsagentKams AustraliaPosts: 820Member
    • Date of arrival to Australiaon Student Visa: July 2015
    • Date of Permanent Residency: Feb 2019
    • Date and year of Citizenship Eligibility: Feb 2020
    • Number of dependents for application: (1) Partner and (1) Child aged 6

    Will update once lodged.

    Timeline: Student Visa Subclass 573 (Masters)
    06 July 2015: Visa Grant
    22 July 2015: First day of class
    Feb 2016: Change program to dual
    Nov 2017 : Finished MBAC program
    April 2018: Uni Graduation

    Timeline: Permanent Visa (189) Accountant 221111
    26 Aug 15: PTE-A Result- OK! ( L84 W80 R77 S69)
    28 Aug 15: Email sent to CPAA for Assessment
    14 Sept 15: Positive Assessment received from CPAA
    14 Sept 15: Lodged EOI (60 pts 189/65 pts 190) - lapsed
    17 Nov 2017: Lodged EOI (75 pts 189 / 80 pts 190)
    08 March 2018: PTE-A Retake - Superior (L87 W90 R90 S90)
    16 March 2018: Updated EOI (85 pts 189/90pts 190)
    12 April 2018: NSW pre-invite [lapsed, EOI withddrawn]
    18 April 2018: ITA received - Visa 189
    04 May 2018 : Lodged Visa Application - Visa 189
    29 Aug 2018 - First CO Contact - PCC Qatar (partner)
    9 Jan 2019 - 2nd CO Contact - penal waiver
    18 Jan 2019 - Updated immiaccount with penal waiver
    29 Jan 2019 - Forwarded PCC to gsm.allocated email
    8 Feb 2019 - Visa Grant - Finally!!

  • jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator

    @agentKams thank you for sharing keep me posted. All the best!

    Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


    Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
    Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
    (L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
    LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
    Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
    April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
    April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
    May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
    May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
    May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
    May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
    June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
    June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
    June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
    June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
    August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
    August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
    October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
    http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

    Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

    March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

    JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
    Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

  • aanoveraanover SydneyPosts: 217Member

    Date of arrival to Australia on Work Visa: March 2015
    Date of Permanent Residency: Dec 2016
    Date and year of Citizenship Eligibility: March 2018
    Number of dependents for application: (2) Children aged 9 and 11
    Test Invite: Dec 12,2019
    Testing Area: Parammatta
    Test and Interview: Jan 7, 2020
    Approval Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Approval Letter by Post: Jan 13,2020
    Ceremony: Waiting
    Ceremony Council: Ryde

    Nominated Occupation: 261313 (Software Engineer)

    20160327 - Nomination Lodged 186 ENS Direct Entry
    20160407 - Submitted ACS Skill Application
    20160414 - ACS Result
    20160416 - 186 ENS Visa Lodged
    20160429 - Medical - Bupa Visa Services Syd
    20160502 - AFP Check
    20160915 - Nomination Approved
    20161213 - Grant!!!!!!

  • aanoveraanover SydneyPosts: 217Member

    @aanover said:
    Date of arrival to Australia on Work Visa: March 2015
    Date of Permanent Residency: Dec 2016
    Date and year of Citizenship Eligibility: March 2019
    Number of dependents for application: (2) Children aged 9 and 11
    Test Invite: Dec 12,2019
    Testing Area: Parammatta
    Test and Interview: Jan 7, 2020
    Approval Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Approval Letter by Post: Jan 13,2020
    Ceremony: Waiting
    Ceremony Council: Ryde

    ^updated

    Nominated Occupation: 261313 (Software Engineer)

    20160327 - Nomination Lodged 186 ENS Direct Entry
    20160407 - Submitted ACS Skill Application
    20160414 - ACS Result
    20160416 - 186 ENS Visa Lodged
    20160429 - Medical - Bupa Visa Services Syd
    20160502 - AFP Check
    20160915 - Nomination Approved
    20161213 - Grant!!!!!!

  • CasseyCassey Melbourne, AustraliaPosts: 2,790Member, Moderator

    @jedh_g Hi batchmate, I hope you still have your copy of the Form 80. It’s very useful for the citizenship application. Goodluck on your application.

    June 16, 2013 Arrival in Melbourne (AGED CARE)
    Nov 12, 2014 Changed Visa Subclass (572->573) and Course
    Nov 13, 2014 573 Visa Approved
    Mar 2015 Nursing Conversion Course (Deakin Uni) started
    April 13, 2016 Lodged EOI thru Skill Select
    April 27, 2016 Received invitation to apply for Visa 189 (Nurse)
    May 2, 2016 Lodged application for 189 Visa (Onshore)
    May 11, 2016 CO contacted for Form 80/Medicals of daughter
    June 17, 2016 189 VISA GRANTED Thank you my amazing God :)

    Dec14, 2017 Citizenship application
    March 21, 2019 Citizenship Ceremony :)

    "Happy is the person who learns to wait as he prays and never loses his patience, for God's time is the best time."

  • jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator

    Hi @Cassey kamusta ka na? May I ask about Form 80 on which part of our citizenship application we could use this? Thank you and God bless for responding to this thread

    Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


    Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
    Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
    (L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
    LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
    Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
    April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
    April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
    May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
    May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
    May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
    May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
    June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
    June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
    June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
    June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
    August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
    August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
    October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
    http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

    Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

    March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

    JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
    Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

  • jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator
    edited February 18

    @aanover congratulations! Based on your date of your permanent residency which is December 2016, na-eligible na po kayo for citizenship dated March 2019 tama po ba? Yun po kasing ruling sa amin applies - 4 years pa from date of PR. Anyway, salamat po for sharing your AU citizenship journey.

    Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


    Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
    Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
    (L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
    LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
    Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
    April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
    April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
    May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
    May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
    May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
    May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
    June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
    June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
    June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
    June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
    August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
    August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
    October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
    http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

    Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

    March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

    JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
    Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

  • engineer20engineer20 SydneyPosts: 1,594Member, Moderator

    @jedh_g said:
    ******OUR JOURNEY******
    * Date of arrival to Australia as Permanent Residents (PR): October 2016
    * Date and year of Citizenship Eligibility: October 2020
    * Number of dependents for application: (1) Wife and (4) Children aged 15,13,12 and 7

    Please copy paste and share yours as well...God bless our road to Australian citizenship mates!

    @jedh_g mauuna ka ba magapply or hihintayin mo na maging eligible din wife mo?

    29May2015: Submitted Online Application to VETASSESS (312112 Building Associate)
    02Jun2015: Lodged Date at VETASSESS
    28Aug2015: VETASSESS Assessment Completed (312112 Building Associate) - POSITIVE
    17Oct2015: PTE-A taken at SG
    19Oct2015: PTE-A Result: L-83, R-90, S-76, W-90 OAS-87
    19Oct2015: Submitted EOI Visa 190 (65 points plus SS 5 points if granted)
    19Oct2015: Submitted VIC SS Online Application Visa 190
    20Oct2015: VIC acknowledged SS application and gave Reference Number
    02Nov2015: VIC SS Application Rejected
    05Nov2015: Submitted Online Reassessment to VETASSESS (312212 Civil Engineering Technician) 08Feb2016: VETASSESS Outcome POSITIVE
    07Nov2015: Updated EOI to select NSW (312112)
    18Dec2015: Received NSW SS Invitation Stream 2
    21Dec2015: Lodged NSW SS Application
    12Jan2016: NSW SS Approved / Visa 190 ITA Received
    29Jan2016: SG PCC (Me) / Medical (Me, Wife and Kid)
    01Feb2016: Medicals Cleared
    05Feb2016: Lodged Visa 190
    18Feb2016: NBI Clearance Applied (Me and Wife) - HIT
    29Feb2016: SG PCC (Wife)
    03Mar2016: Collected and Uploaded NBI Clearance
    04Mar2016: Direct Grant
    07May2016: Initial Entry (Sydney)
    16Jul2017: Big Move
    Sept2020: Target Citizenship Lodgement

  • aanoveraanover SydneyPosts: 217Member

    @jedh_g said:
    @aanover congratulations! Based on your date of your permanent residency which is December 2016, na-eligible na po kayo for citizenship dated March 2019 tama po ba? Yun po kasing ruling sa amin applies - 4 years pa from date of PR. Anyway, salamat po for sharing your AU citizenship journey.

    Yes correct. Same ruling parin as of writing 4 years in Au with valid Visa, 1 year being PR prior lodgement. :)

    Nominated Occupation: 261313 (Software Engineer)

    20160327 - Nomination Lodged 186 ENS Direct Entry
    20160407 - Submitted ACS Skill Application
    20160414 - ACS Result
    20160416 - 186 ENS Visa Lodged
    20160429 - Medical - Bupa Visa Services Syd
    20160502 - AFP Check
    20160915 - Nomination Approved
    20161213 - Grant!!!!!!

  • CasseyCassey Melbourne, AustraliaPosts: 2,790Member, Moderator

    @jedh_g We’re good, thanks! It’s handy kasi mas mabilis magfill up ng citizenship application form. May question dun about parents, siblings and the country/ies you’ve visited or lived since 18 na nasa Form 80.

    June 16, 2013 Arrival in Melbourne (AGED CARE)
    Nov 12, 2014 Changed Visa Subclass (572->573) and Course
    Nov 13, 2014 573 Visa Approved
    Mar 2015 Nursing Conversion Course (Deakin Uni) started
    April 13, 2016 Lodged EOI thru Skill Select
    April 27, 2016 Received invitation to apply for Visa 189 (Nurse)
    May 2, 2016 Lodged application for 189 Visa (Onshore)
    May 11, 2016 CO contacted for Form 80/Medicals of daughter
    June 17, 2016 189 VISA GRANTED Thank you my amazing God :)

    Dec14, 2017 Citizenship application
    March 21, 2019 Citizenship Ceremony :)

    "Happy is the person who learns to wait as he prays and never loses his patience, for God's time is the best time."

  • jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator

    @aanover since mauuna ako for eligibility this October (my wife and children all December), my plan is to lodge for myself and all of my 4 children na Pinas born, yun kasi baby namin AU citizen na by conferment) Then si misis Sa December exclusively.

    Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


    Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
    Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
    (L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
    LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
    Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
    April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
    April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
    May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
    May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
    May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
    May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
    June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
    June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
    June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
    June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
    August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
    August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
    October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
    http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

    Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

    March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

    JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
    Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

  • jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator

    Hello @Cassey got your point thanks. Sana maayos lahat ng schedule para happy lahat sa citizenship process

    Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


    Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
    Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
    (L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
    LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
    Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
    April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
    April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
    May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
    May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
    May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
    May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
    June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
    June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
    June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
    June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
    August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
    August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
    October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
    http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

    Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

    March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

    JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
    Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

  • aanoveraanover SydneyPosts: 217Member

    @jedh_g said:
    @aanover since mauuna ako for eligibility this October (my wife and children all December), my plan is to lodge for myself and all of my 4 children na Pinas born, yun kasi baby namin AU citizen na by conferment) Then si misis Sa December exclusively.

    Good Luck Sir! Sang State/Council kayo? By that time shorter na ang waiting time. We just got our Ceremony Invite, 5 years in the making ang Citizenship, all worth it!

    Nominated Occupation: 261313 (Software Engineer)

    20160327 - Nomination Lodged 186 ENS Direct Entry
    20160407 - Submitted ACS Skill Application
    20160414 - ACS Result
    20160416 - 186 ENS Visa Lodged
    20160429 - Medical - Bupa Visa Services Syd
    20160502 - AFP Check
    20160915 - Nomination Approved
    20161213 - Grant!!!!!!

  • jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator
    edited February 20

    @aanover we are from Perth Western Australia

    Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


    Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
    Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
    (L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
    LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
    Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
    April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
    April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
    May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
    May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
    May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
    May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
    June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
    June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
    June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
    June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
    August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
    August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
    October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
    http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

    Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

    March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

    JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
    Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

  • lecialecia Posts: 1,633Member

    @jedh_g congrats sa journey sir!! Naalala ko nun bagong join ako ng forum Nov 2016, kayo yung mga nagtuturo sa application namin!!!!

    "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future"

    Age: 25 Language: 20 Experience: 15 Education: 15

    08/09/2017 - passed Australian Medical Scientist exam
    27/10/2017 - PTE LRSW- 77/80/75/85
    2018- got promoted, new job responsibilities,stop muna ang AUSSIE DREAM
    25/09/2018- PTE LRSW- 70/82/90/70 ( technical, ayaw magmove ng mouse ko sa listening, 2 WFD diko nasagot, submitted report\complain pero wala din)
    17/10/2018- PTE LRSW- 84/77/90/84
    09/02/2019- PTE LRSW- 83/82/90/85
    10/02/2019 -EOI lodge 75 (189) 80 (190)
    11/02/2019 - ITA received 189 ( 75 points)
    12/02/2019 - NSW ITA received 190 ( 80 points)
    19/02/2019 - SG PCC released
    20/02/2019 - Medical at SATA Ang Mo Kio @6-9 pm night clinic
    23/02/2019 - Visa lodged 189
    06/03/2019 - NBI provided ( umuwi ako Pinas kasi sa online Last name ni husband nag aapear, di pa ako nagchange ng married name ko kaya gusto ko kapareho nun passport at iba pang docs ko. Pag sa Pinas, pinakita ko lang passport ko at yun nirelease nila.

  • jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator

    @lecia glad to hear that. Be a blessing to others applied to all hope you do the same. Regards Sa inyo kaya nyo rin yan!

    Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


    Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
    Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
    (L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
    LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
    Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
    April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
    April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
    May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
    May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
    May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
    May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
    June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
    June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
    June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
    June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
    August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
    August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
    October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
    http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

    Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

    March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

    JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
    Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

  • jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator

    @Cassey hope you're safe at home as you read this. Just wanted to inquire what documents will I prepare in lodging our citizenship application (checklist)? Appreciate your feedback thanks in advance!

    Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


    Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
    Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
    (L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
    LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
    Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
    April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
    April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
    May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
    May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
    May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
    May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
    June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
    June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
    June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
    June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
    August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
    August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
    October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
    http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

    Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

    March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

    JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
    Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

  • agrandeagrande North RydePosts: 152Member

    ******OUR JOURNEY******
    * Date of arrival to Australia as Permanent Residents (PR): October 2016
    * Date and year of Citizenship Eligibility: October 2020
    * Number of dependents for application: my wife

    Please copy paste and share yours as well...God bless our road to Australian citizenship mates!

    Primary applicant: wife
    Nov 13, 2015 - PTE - 20pts
    Jan 12, 2016 - CPAA skills assessment 15+5pts
    Jan 12, 2016 - Lodged 1st EOI (single) for Visa 189 (70 points)
    Jan 22, 2016 - ITA (we'll let this one expire)
    Feb 2, 2016 - we decided to get married instead and lodged 2nd EOI (de facto)
    Feb 3, 2016 - received 2nd ITA
    Mar 5, 2016 - Medical @ Nationwide
    Mar 8, 2016 - Health clearance provided
    Mar 18, 2016 - Visa Lodged (married)
    Mar 23, 2016 - uploaded all docs..
    Apr 20, 2016 - DG

  • agrandeagrande North RydePosts: 152Member

    Hi guys, anyone who can share what are the documents that we need to submit? Bit excited to prepare all our documents boefore lodging our application in Oct 2020?

    Primary applicant: wife
    Nov 13, 2015 - PTE - 20pts
    Jan 12, 2016 - CPAA skills assessment 15+5pts
    Jan 12, 2016 - Lodged 1st EOI (single) for Visa 189 (70 points)
    Jan 22, 2016 - ITA (we'll let this one expire)
    Feb 2, 2016 - we decided to get married instead and lodged 2nd EOI (de facto)
    Feb 3, 2016 - received 2nd ITA
    Mar 5, 2016 - Medical @ Nationwide
    Mar 8, 2016 - Health clearance provided
    Mar 18, 2016 - Visa Lodged (married)
    Mar 23, 2016 - uploaded all docs..
    Apr 20, 2016 - DG

  • jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator

    @agrande same date on our PR (October 2016)! Please feel free to ask. So far, we had already prepared our (1) driver's license, (2) birth certificates and photo ID's - visa size for our children then ImmiAccount ready na for uploading...

    Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


    Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
    Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
    (L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
    LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
    Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
    April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
    April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
    May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
    May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
    May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
    May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
    June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
    June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
    June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
    June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
    August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
    August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
    October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
    http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

    Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

    March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

    JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
    Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

  • wizardofOzwizardofOz BrisbanePosts: 1,249Member

    Arrived in Australia as PR: 07-Feb-2016

    Lodged application for Citizenship by Conferral: 15-Feb-2020... until now status is Received pa din

    Nominated Occupation: Plant or Production Engineer (ANZSCO 233513)

    03/23/13: IELTS GT Exam (British Council)
    04/05/13: IELTS Results L:7.0/R:7.5/W:7.5/S:8.5 OBS: 7.5
    makalipas ang isang taon....
    04/20/14: CDR Application sent to EA
    07/09/14: EA started reviewing my CDR
    08/08/14: EA Assessment Positive Results (Thank you LORD!!!)
    09/16/14: Requested EA for a Duplicate Letter (Original Outcome Letter lost during mail delivery to PH)
    09/21/14: Duplicate Assessment Letter received (Finally!!)
    09/21/14: EOI Lodged (70 pts)
    09/22/14: Invited to lodge Skilled - Independent (Subclass 189) visa
    09/23/14: Obtained Overseas PCC
    09/29/14: Obtained NBI Clearance
    10/12/14: Lodged application - Visa Subclass 189
    10/12/14: Uploaded docs
    10/20/14: Medicals Done
    12/06/14: Direct Grant! To GOD Be the Glory!
    12/13/14: Completed Initial Entry - Sydney

  • agrandeagrande North RydePosts: 152Member

    Thanks bro @jedh_g.

    Primary applicant: wife
    Nov 13, 2015 - PTE - 20pts
    Jan 12, 2016 - CPAA skills assessment 15+5pts
    Jan 12, 2016 - Lodged 1st EOI (single) for Visa 189 (70 points)
    Jan 22, 2016 - ITA (we'll let this one expire)
    Feb 2, 2016 - we decided to get married instead and lodged 2nd EOI (de facto)
    Feb 3, 2016 - received 2nd ITA
    Mar 5, 2016 - Medical @ Nationwide
    Mar 8, 2016 - Health clearance provided
    Mar 18, 2016 - Visa Lodged (married)
    Mar 23, 2016 - uploaded all docs..
    Apr 20, 2016 - DG

  • agrandeagrande North RydePosts: 152Member

    @wizardofOz . It's been 6 months already, mukhang madami silang backlog ngayon. Hope na maprocess na yung application mo.

    Primary applicant: wife
    Nov 13, 2015 - PTE - 20pts
    Jan 12, 2016 - CPAA skills assessment 15+5pts
    Jan 12, 2016 - Lodged 1st EOI (single) for Visa 189 (70 points)
    Jan 22, 2016 - ITA (we'll let this one expire)
    Feb 2, 2016 - we decided to get married instead and lodged 2nd EOI (de facto)
    Feb 3, 2016 - received 2nd ITA
    Mar 5, 2016 - Medical @ Nationwide
    Mar 8, 2016 - Health clearance provided
    Mar 18, 2016 - Visa Lodged (married)
    Mar 23, 2016 - uploaded all docs..
    Apr 20, 2016 - DG

  • jedh_gjedh_g Perth WAPosts: 1,388Member, Moderator

    @wizardofOz maaayos na nila yan ngayon kasi COVID issue lang on previous months...Congrats in advance sa family nyo!

    Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189: ANZSCO 233512 Mechanical Engineer


    Feb. 12, 2016 - Begin PTE-A review & booked exam at Trident
    Mar. 21, 2016 - PTE academic Exam Result PASSED
    (L:66, R:73, S:80, W:67); Thank you Lord!
    LINK http://pinoyau.info/discussion/4233/pte-academic/p156
    Mar. 28, 2016 - Agent updated EOI. Awaiting next round of 189
    April 7, 2016 - Received NSW invite (Visa 190)
    April 13, 2016 - Received 189 invite (8:56 AM). Thank you Lord!
    May 21, 2016 - VISA fee paid to MA. DIBP application received
    May 25, 2016 - NBI clearance certificate forwarded to MA
    May 30, 2016 - 1st CO contact, Team Adelaide (Medicals asked)
    May 31, 2016 - SLEC medical exams with family. Thank you Lord!
    June 1, 2016 - Submit to agent CO request (Wife's NBI, Medicals)
    June 7, 2016 - Youngest son undergone x-ray at SLEC (2nd visit)
    June 14, 2016 - ALL family members "COMPLETED" status to DIBP on medicals
    June 29, 2016 - 2nd CO contact. Requested FORM 815 for son.
    August 4, 2016 VISA GRANT thank you LORD
    August 19, 2016 - PDOS at CFO
    October 26, 2016 - Flight to Sydney (then, fly to Western Australia)
    http://ozbound.goodtimelines.com/timeline/ticker/jedh_g

    Dec. 8, 2016 - Reunited with whole family at Perth

    March 15, 2017 - Landed my first job in WA as pressure vessel inspector (Engineering & Mfg Tradesperson job class)

    JOSHUA 1:9 - I command you. Be strong and steadfast!
    Do not fear nor be dismayed for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

  • wizardofOzwizardofOz BrisbanePosts: 1,249Member

    @jedh_g said:
    @wizardofOz maaayos na nila yan ngayon kasi COVID issue lang on previous months...Congrats in advance sa family nyo!

    sana nga... hopeful makapag oath-taking and magka-AU passport this 2020.. kahit wala namang mapupuntahan for travel heheh

    Nominated Occupation: Plant or Production Engineer (ANZSCO 233513)

    03/23/13: IELTS GT Exam (British Council)
    04/05/13: IELTS Results L:7.0/R:7.5/W:7.5/S:8.5 OBS: 7.5
    makalipas ang isang taon....
    04/20/14: CDR Application sent to EA
    07/09/14: EA started reviewing my CDR
    08/08/14: EA Assessment Positive Results (Thank you LORD!!!)
    09/16/14: Requested EA for a Duplicate Letter (Original Outcome Letter lost during mail delivery to PH)
    09/21/14: Duplicate Assessment Letter received (Finally!!)
    09/21/14: EOI Lodged (70 pts)
    09/22/14: Invited to lodge Skilled - Independent (Subclass 189) visa
    09/23/14: Obtained Overseas PCC
    09/29/14: Obtained NBI Clearance
    10/12/14: Lodged application - Visa Subclass 189
    10/12/14: Uploaded docs
    10/20/14: Medicals Done
    12/06/14: Direct Grant! To GOD Be the Glory!
    12/13/14: Completed Initial Entry - Sydney

  • orangish10orangish10 AustraliaPosts: 10Member

    Arrived in Australia as PR: 25 July 2016
    Lodge Application for Citizenship by Conferral: 29 July 2020

  • Captain_ACaptain_A AUSTRALIAPosts: 2,029Member, Moderator

    @orangish10 said:
    Arrived in Australia as PR: 25 July 2016
    Lodge Application for Citizenship by Conferral: 29 July 2020

    what state are you?

    18 Mar '16 IELTS Results
    06 Apr '16 EA CDR Skills Assessment submitted
    26 Apr '16 EA Skills Assessment Positive Outcome
    06 May '16 PTE-A Exam
    07 May '16 PTE- A Results & Submitted EOI
    11 May '16 Got ITA
    02 Jun '16 Lodge Visa
    04 Jul '16 Direct Grant

    Believe you can... and you're halfway there.... - Roosevelt

  • wizardofOzwizardofOz BrisbanePosts: 1,249Member

    Meron na po ba ditong nag-lodge ng citizenship application this 2020 na meron ng update/progress?

    Nominated Occupation: Plant or Production Engineer (ANZSCO 233513)

    03/23/13: IELTS GT Exam (British Council)
    04/05/13: IELTS Results L:7.0/R:7.5/W:7.5/S:8.5 OBS: 7.5
    makalipas ang isang taon....
    04/20/14: CDR Application sent to EA
    07/09/14: EA started reviewing my CDR
    08/08/14: EA Assessment Positive Results (Thank you LORD!!!)
    09/16/14: Requested EA for a Duplicate Letter (Original Outcome Letter lost during mail delivery to PH)
    09/21/14: Duplicate Assessment Letter received (Finally!!)
    09/21/14: EOI Lodged (70 pts)
    09/22/14: Invited to lodge Skilled - Independent (Subclass 189) visa
    09/23/14: Obtained Overseas PCC
    09/29/14: Obtained NBI Clearance
    10/12/14: Lodged application - Visa Subclass 189
    10/12/14: Uploaded docs
    10/20/14: Medicals Done
    12/06/14: Direct Grant! To GOD Be the Glory!
    12/13/14: Completed Initial Entry - Sydney

  • Captain_ACaptain_A AUSTRALIAPosts: 2,029Member, Moderator

    @wizardofOz said:
    Meron na po ba ditong nag-lodge ng citizenship application this 2020 na meron ng update/progress?

    curious din ako dito, sa kabilang forum parang wala pa din update

    18 Mar '16 IELTS Results
    06 Apr '16 EA CDR Skills Assessment submitted
    26 Apr '16 EA Skills Assessment Positive Outcome
    06 May '16 PTE-A Exam
    07 May '16 PTE- A Results & Submitted EOI
    11 May '16 Got ITA
    02 Jun '16 Lodge Visa
    04 Jul '16 Direct Grant

    Believe you can... and you're halfway there.... - Roosevelt

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