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  • batmanbatman Darwin AustraliaPosts: 3,384Member, Moderator
    hotshot just wanna know when should i start the application... so i can sched my vacation from work as well.

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    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
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  • hotshothotshot SydneyPosts: 1,643Member
    hotshot just wanna know when should i start the application... so i can sched my vacation from work as well.
    kami dati... mga 1 month before ng planned vacation kami nagapply ng tourist visa.

    Occupation: Analyst Programmer (ANZSCO Code 261311)
    May 21 2012 - lodged visa 176 (NSW) online application
    May 30 2012 - CO allocation
    Jul 16 2012 - Visa Granted! (IED Deadline: May 16, 2013)
    Jan 19 2013 - Arrived in Sydney
    Jan 20 2013 - Started our job hunt
    Mar 11 2013 - Officially became a "HOUSE-BAND" :)
    Apr 22 2013 - End of my "HOUSE-BAND" career :)

  • batmanbatman Darwin AustraliaPosts: 3,384Member, Moderator
    hotshot nun na grant visit visa nyo. may deadline ba na dapat umalis na in certain period. or kapag 3 months visa ang start ng 3 months ay simula ng na grant? kasi if mag apply ako ngayong ng TV pero alis ko ay sa Oct.

    Follow me on my social media as i share my Australian Journey.
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6V7z3CeTg0UrdNklYRBECw
    IG:@ausjourn
    Twitter:@ausjourn
    FB page: My Australian Journey (English lang tayo doon)
    You can reach me on my WhatsApp pm lang.

    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • nomadnomad Sydney Posts: 158Member
    @rose082412 hehe...di na po kailangan ng IELTS sa mga tourist :D

    via MARA agent
    29 January- Lodged 190
    06 February- Medicals uploaded
    22 March- NBI uploaded
    22 April- CO assigned
    14 May- SG PC uploaded
    28 August- Visa Granted! (IED May 14, 2014- WA)

  • hotshothotshot SydneyPosts: 1,643Member
    hotshot nun na grant visit visa nyo. may deadline ba na dapat umalis na in certain period. or kapag 3 months visa ang start ng 3 months ay simula ng na grant? kasi if mag apply ako ngayong ng TV pero alis ko ay sa Oct.
    1 year multiple entry ang binigay sa amin nun. 1 year starting from date of visa grant. wala naman nakalagay sa conditions kung kelan ka dapat dumating ng oz pero kung october mo pa balak pumunta, wag ka muna mag-apply. i know someone na nagapply ng visa too early tapos di muna sya inentertain at pinabalik na lang pag malapit na ang planned vacation nila.

    Occupation: Analyst Programmer (ANZSCO Code 261311)
    May 21 2012 - lodged visa 176 (NSW) online application
    May 30 2012 - CO allocation
    Jul 16 2012 - Visa Granted! (IED Deadline: May 16, 2013)
    Jan 19 2013 - Arrived in Sydney
    Jan 20 2013 - Started our job hunt
    Mar 11 2013 - Officially became a "HOUSE-BAND" :)
    Apr 22 2013 - End of my "HOUSE-BAND" career :)

  • maila031182maila031182 SydneyPosts: 9Member
    Hi guys! lahat ba ng documents na isubmit should be notarized/certified true copy? anong documents ang dapat original? Thanks.. :)
  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot OsakaPosts: 4,336Member
    Hi guys! lahat ba ng documents na isubmit should be notarized/certified true copy? anong documents ang dapat original? Thanks.. :)
    we submitted sa singapore office last yr... no notarized/certified true copy ang hinanap. basta photocopy lang ng docs and we brought the original copy with us for verification.

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • nfrondanfronda PerthPosts: 816Member
    @maila031182..if u will apply at manila embassy, thru their service delivery partner all documents must be certified true copy or notarized..

    06-01-11: Arrived Australia (457 visa dependent on my dad)
    28-05-12: Lodged RSMS 857 visa (seperate from my dad already)
    28-06-12: Done Medical check
    30-10-12: Submit AFP check
    07-11-12: Went home on a bridging visa B for holiday and wedding..:)
    12-01-13: CO allocated and nomination approved
    18-01-13: CO asked documents of my husband to be included on my application as migrating dependent..Thank u LORD!
    15-02-13: Husband completed all requirements (police check, medical, english requirements and joint statement)
    15-02-13: CO issued pre-grant letter instructing hubby to apply tourist visa to enter Australia in order our 857 visa to be granted.
    27-02-13: Hubby applied Subclass 676 tourist visa.
    06-03-13: Hubby's tourist visa approved.
    16-03-13: Hubby arrived Australia.
    18-03-13: Our RSMS 857 visa granted.. (nothing to ask more)

  • maila031182maila031182 SydneyPosts: 9Member
    @psychoboy and @nfronda, Thanks a lot.. yung bf ko ang mag apply, going to invite him.. natatakot ako baka di ma-approve kasi bago pa naman ako sa Australia under 475, pero may proof of funds naman cya, ang mangyayari lng accomodation lang yung sa akin.. question lang po, pag accomodation yung support na ibibigay ko sa kanya, do I need to provide some documentation for that?pati ba proof of relationship namin? ano naman possible na proof other than joint account kasi wala pa talaga kami ganung docs.. what we have are pictures and communication lang talaga.. please po suggestion.. I did some SPA for my transactions sa pinas at siya nakalagay dun, can I use that as one of the documents?
  • nfrondanfronda PerthPosts: 816Member
    @maila031182 ..yes, u need to write a letter indicating that u r inviting him for a tourist visa and state their that u will provide his accomodation and documents na rin pra wlang question..yes u need to provide din proof of ur relationship.. kng panu at kailan kayo nag meet, panu kayo ngkakilala.. need din ung mga chat history nyo to show panu kayo mag communicate..at need din yan mga photos nyo together..

    06-01-11: Arrived Australia (457 visa dependent on my dad)
    28-05-12: Lodged RSMS 857 visa (seperate from my dad already)
    28-06-12: Done Medical check
    30-10-12: Submit AFP check
    07-11-12: Went home on a bridging visa B for holiday and wedding..:)
    12-01-13: CO allocated and nomination approved
    18-01-13: CO asked documents of my husband to be included on my application as migrating dependent..Thank u LORD!
    15-02-13: Husband completed all requirements (police check, medical, english requirements and joint statement)
    15-02-13: CO issued pre-grant letter instructing hubby to apply tourist visa to enter Australia in order our 857 visa to be granted.
    27-02-13: Hubby applied Subclass 676 tourist visa.
    06-03-13: Hubby's tourist visa approved.
    16-03-13: Hubby arrived Australia.
    18-03-13: Our RSMS 857 visa granted.. (nothing to ask more)

  • yellyell MandaluyongPosts: 1Member
    hello there! Im a newbie here, I need some advise po.. Im planning to apply for a tourist visa this year.. Ive been to Oz po once nung bata pa aq. Now Im 25, single.. And im planning to resign ndn sa work ko.. Any advise po on how to get a TV to be approved? many thanks po. :)
  • nfrondanfronda PerthPosts: 816Member
    @yell..Question is, what are the main reason why u want to get a TV here in OZ??

    To get a TV to be approved you need to have the following:
    1. Funds that can support to urself while u r here. For ur accomodation and foods for 3 months.
    2. An invitation from one u know here in OZ, or kng wla mn u have to provide ur outlined plan of being a tourist here.
    3. An evidence that u have to go back to Philippines after ur 3 months TV, example is ur school register kng nag aaral ka, approved leave from ur company kng nagtatrabaho ka, ur business permit kung merun kang business na minamanage sa pinas or ung anak m kng merun mn or ung strong family ties m sa family m.

    Hope that helps.

    06-01-11: Arrived Australia (457 visa dependent on my dad)
    28-05-12: Lodged RSMS 857 visa (seperate from my dad already)
    28-06-12: Done Medical check
    30-10-12: Submit AFP check
    07-11-12: Went home on a bridging visa B for holiday and wedding..:)
    12-01-13: CO allocated and nomination approved
    18-01-13: CO asked documents of my husband to be included on my application as migrating dependent..Thank u LORD!
    15-02-13: Husband completed all requirements (police check, medical, english requirements and joint statement)
    15-02-13: CO issued pre-grant letter instructing hubby to apply tourist visa to enter Australia in order our 857 visa to be granted.
    27-02-13: Hubby applied Subclass 676 tourist visa.
    06-03-13: Hubby's tourist visa approved.
    16-03-13: Hubby arrived Australia.
    18-03-13: Our RSMS 857 visa granted.. (nothing to ask more)

  • lock_code2004lock_code2004 PerthPosts: 5,037Member, De-activated
    @yell - agree with @nfronda..

    - unless you have all the money it's probably not a good idea to resign for work before applying for a Tourist Visa..

    Sep 24, 2011 - IELTS (L-8 R-8 W-8 S-7.5 : OBS-8)
    Jan 04, 2012 - EA application submitted | Feb 23, 2012 - EA assessment result (IE ANZSCO 233511)
    May 8, 2012 - Lodged GSM 175 online application | June 4, 2012 - CO Allocated
    June 22, 2012 - Medicals Finalized | Aug 30, 2012 - PCCs Completed (PH, UAE, USA)
    Sep 3, 2012 - Visa Granted (IED Jun 11, 2013) Thank You Lord!
    Oct 16-28, 2012 - Initial Entry Completed - Sydney
    July 28, 2013 - Final move to Perth
    Sep 9, 2013 - Started work with the same company i worked for in UAE/USA
    Oct 28, 2013 - Moved to another company.. ;)

  • icebreaker1928icebreaker1928 SydneyPosts: 1,446Member
    san pwede makakuha ng template ng invitation letter ng TV? tia
  • lock_code2004lock_code2004 PerthPosts: 5,037Member, De-activated
    @icebreaker1928 - wala nmn template sir..
    kailangan lang nandun basic info na hinahanap ng AU embassy...
    sample eto ginamit ng mga kakilala ko:

    -----------------------------
    This letter is issued as an invitation for my niece/cousin Name with Philippine Passport Number XXXXX, to travel to Australia for vacation from March 26 to April 1, XXX.

    For the duration of her vacation, I will be taking care of all her expenses and she will be staying at our home in addresss---

    Attached are my documents:
    - Copy of my Passport
    - Copy of my Driving License
    - Copy of Bank Statement/Pay Slip

    Sep 24, 2011 - IELTS (L-8 R-8 W-8 S-7.5 : OBS-8)
    Jan 04, 2012 - EA application submitted | Feb 23, 2012 - EA assessment result (IE ANZSCO 233511)
    May 8, 2012 - Lodged GSM 175 online application | June 4, 2012 - CO Allocated
    June 22, 2012 - Medicals Finalized | Aug 30, 2012 - PCCs Completed (PH, UAE, USA)
    Sep 3, 2012 - Visa Granted (IED Jun 11, 2013) Thank You Lord!
    Oct 16-28, 2012 - Initial Entry Completed - Sydney
    July 28, 2013 - Final move to Perth
    Sep 9, 2013 - Started work with the same company i worked for in UAE/USA
    Oct 28, 2013 - Moved to another company.. ;)

  • icebreaker1928icebreaker1928 SydneyPosts: 1,446Member
  • gemini23gemini23 WinPosts: 265Member
    @lock_code2004 pwede kaya din to for US invitation letter?

    Follow your heart but trust your gut.

  • lock_code2004lock_code2004 PerthPosts: 5,037Member, De-activated
    @lock_code2004 pwede kaya din to for US invitation letter?

    wala din nmn pong specific format ng invitation for US tourist visa application..
    ang importante yung content na hinahanap nila..
    try nyo po.. ;)

    Sep 24, 2011 - IELTS (L-8 R-8 W-8 S-7.5 : OBS-8)
    Jan 04, 2012 - EA application submitted | Feb 23, 2012 - EA assessment result (IE ANZSCO 233511)
    May 8, 2012 - Lodged GSM 175 online application | June 4, 2012 - CO Allocated
    June 22, 2012 - Medicals Finalized | Aug 30, 2012 - PCCs Completed (PH, UAE, USA)
    Sep 3, 2012 - Visa Granted (IED Jun 11, 2013) Thank You Lord!
    Oct 16-28, 2012 - Initial Entry Completed - Sydney
    July 28, 2013 - Final move to Perth
    Sep 9, 2013 - Started work with the same company i worked for in UAE/USA
    Oct 28, 2013 - Moved to another company.. ;)

  • gemini23gemini23 WinPosts: 265Member
    @lock_code2004 Ah'okay..thanks sa feedback. :-)

    Follow your heart but trust your gut.

  • spykes78spykes78 North RydePosts: 59Member
    @icebreaker1928 I use statutory declaration signed by us couple in front of a Justice of Peace. Ginamit ko ito for 5 times na, 3x my mum, 1x sister and 1x friend. You just change the message depending on the type of support you will provide. Then when u say u provide accommodation in the stat dec, u attach a copy of the rental agreement or notice of valuation of your property if u own the place. As for my mum/sis where I will provide return airfare, accom, shopping money, medical expenses and all incidentals in the duration of their stay then that's when we attach payslips, bank statements and all other docs to support your claim. Whatever is in your stat dec should pretty much tie to the information provided in the Tourist Visa form. May question kasi sa TV form re: support. I can show you a sample if you like, pm mo lang ako.
  • icebreaker1928icebreaker1928 SydneyPosts: 1,446Member
  • rolf021rolf021 SydneyPosts: 191Member
    Hello po, ask ko lang po kung anong chance maapprove ang tourist visa ng sister ko. Plan kasi namin is siya nalang magdadala sa baby namin before the required initial entry date. Nauna kasi kami mag-asawa..naiwan muna si baby. We are just one month here in AU.

    1. My sister has no work since housewife lang siya
    2. She is incharge of her kids since husband in on overseas
    3. She doesn't need to be here for more than 3 months.
  • NadineNadine BrisbanePosts: 481Member
    edited June 2013
    @spykes78: hi po! Saan ko mahahanap copy of stat dec? Downloadable po ba eto? Sir, hingi sana ako if ok lang.

    Salamat! :)

    21 Dec 2012 - 457 lodged
    7 Jan 2013 - medical finalised
    8 Jan 2013 - visa approved

  • JCsantosJCsantos SydneyPosts: 1,416Member, Moderator
    Hello po, ask ko lang po kung anong chance maapprove ang tourist visa ng sister ko. Plan kasi namin is siya nalang magdadala sa baby namin before the required initial entry date. Nauna kasi kami mag-asawa..naiwan muna si baby. We are just one month here in AU.

    1. My sister has no work since housewife lang siya
    2. She is incharge of her kids since husband in on overseas
    3. She doesn't need to be here for more than 3 months.
    It really depends on the case officer.. but my sister who has no job and no money on the bank got approved... we just submitted all the required document like payslip , bank statement and a invitation and statutory letter that we will be giving her food and accommodation ( our payslip etc )

    Google for Everything !!!

  • rolf021rolf021 SydneyPosts: 191Member
    @JCsantos - thanks po. ang problem po namin, wala pa kami work and not sure if our money is enough to prove that we can support her.
  • spykes78spykes78 North RydePosts: 59Member
    @Nadine pm mo sa akin email add mo and i will forward u a copy
  • peach17peach17 Los AngelesPosts: 1,684Member
    Hi @spykes78 and sis @Nadine, pahingi din po ako ng copy if pwede?

    @Nadine, nag apply na po ba ang mom mo ng Tourist Visa?
    Subclass 600 na po ngayon tama po ba?

    Gusto ko din kasi sana pumunta mom ko sa AU pag andun na kami.
    Kelan ka nagprocess sis and anu mga requirements?
    Appreciate your help sis :) Tia. :)



    9 January 2013 Received Favorable Response from EA
    18 January 2013 Lodged EOI Application via SkillSelect
    21 January 2013 Received Invitation to Apply for Visa Subclass 189
    26 January 2013 Lodged Visa Application
    18 March 2013 CO Allocated, Team 34 Brisbane
    14 May 2013 Submitted Form 815
    23 May 2013 Submitted updated Form 815 with new passport details
    03 June 2013 VISA Grant! Thank you Jesus :)

  • NadineNadine BrisbanePosts: 481Member
    edited June 2013
    Hi @spykes78 and sis @Nadine, pahingi din po ako ng copy if pwede?

    @Nadine, nag apply na po ba ang mom mo ng Tourist Visa?
    Subclass 600 na po ngayon tama po ba?

    Gusto ko din kasi sana pumunta mom ko sa AU pag andun na kami.
    Kelan ka nagprocess sis and anu mga requirements?
    Appreciate your help sis :) Tia. :)

    Hi Sis. Naku, na-realize ng nanay ko, mag expire na passport niya !!! Mahirap mag-apply ng visa kung less than 6 months validity ng passport. Hehe, ayan tuloy mag-renew pa passport. Matatagalan pa siguro siya ng ilang buwan pa. Pero kasi, naghahanap pa din kasi ako ng new apartment malilipatan. So, ok lang may delay ng konti. :)

    Pro eto yung mga documents na hinahanda ko:

    1. Payslips
    2. Rental/tenancy agreement
    3. Visa ko
    4. Certificate of employment
    5. Health insurance para sa kanya. (Di ko pa din to nagagawa).
    6. Stat declaration (reminds me din, kailangan ko print din to)

    PM mo sakin Sis email mo and forward ko sayo yung bigay ni @spykes78. So far, yun pa lang. Not sure kung may iba pa kailangan.

    21 Dec 2012 - 457 lodged
    7 Jan 2013 - medical finalised
    8 Jan 2013 - visa approved

  • peach17peach17 Los AngelesPosts: 1,684Member
    thank you sis @Nadine, pm ko sayo ang email add ko :) thank u thank u :)

    9 January 2013 Received Favorable Response from EA
    18 January 2013 Lodged EOI Application via SkillSelect
    21 January 2013 Received Invitation to Apply for Visa Subclass 189
    26 January 2013 Lodged Visa Application
    18 March 2013 CO Allocated, Team 34 Brisbane
    14 May 2013 Submitted Form 815
    23 May 2013 Submitted updated Form 815 with new passport details
    03 June 2013 VISA Grant! Thank you Jesus :)

  • NadineNadine BrisbanePosts: 481Member
    @peach17: no worries sis. Na-forward ko na sa email mo. :)

    21 Dec 2012 - 457 lodged
    7 Jan 2013 - medical finalised
    8 Jan 2013 - visa approved

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