Student visa refusal – Genuine access to sufficient funds

Gurwinder Singh (Migration) [2018] AATA 1380 (9 April 2018)    Summary of appeal decision:   Department’s reason for refusing visa application: Genuine access to sufficient funds to meet living expenses Tribunal’s decision and outcome: Appeal was successful, mainly because the visa applicant only needed to demonstrate sufficient funds for 30 days in Australia. However, the […]

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Partner visa (820 & 309 visas) – Sponsorship Limitations and Character

A sponsor who has previously sponsored a partner or prospective marriage visa applicant cannot sponsor another partner or prospective marriage visa applicant until at least five years have passed since the first application was made.   A person who themselves were granted a partner or prospective marriage visa is also prevented from sponsoring a partner […]

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Standard Business Sponsorship – Actively & Lawfully Operating In Australia

The business applying for SBS must be an employer that satisfies the following requirements: The business is legally established in Australia; and The business has actual operations in Australia. Requirement 1 – Legally Established in Australia The business can satisfy this by submitting evidence of its business registration details such as Australian Business Number (ABN), Australian […]

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