Update – Visa Global Processing times

The Department of Home Affairs has provided an update on the visa processing times.

This may be vastly improved to providing a complete application with supporting evidence. A registered migration agent can help you with this.

Here are the times for some of the more popular visas:

 

Visa75% processed90% processed
100 – Partner (Migrant) visa (subclass 100)17 months31 months
143 – Contributory Parent (subclass 143)No times providedNo times provided
173 – Contributory Parent (subclass 173)No times providedNo times provided
186 – Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186) Direct Entry83 days6 months
186 – Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186) Transition47 days65 days
187 – Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187) Direct Entry7 months23 months
187 – Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187)5 months20 months
189 – Skilled Independent (subclass 189)11 months13 months
190 – Skilled Nominated (subclass 190)8 months11 months
309 – Partner (Provisional) (subclass 309)14 months19 months
400 – Temporary Work (short stay) (subclass 400)15 days23 days
482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) Short-term41 days70 days
482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) Medium-term36 days55 days
482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) Sponsorship22 days42 days
482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) Nomination24 days33 days
489 – Skilled Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (subclass 489)6 months11 months
491 – Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491)38 days41 days
500 – Student visa (subclass 500) Vocational Education and Training Sector63 days88 days
500 – Student visa (subclass 500) Higher Education Sector28 days48 days
600 – Visitor (subclass 600) Tourist21 days34 days
801 – Partner (subclass 801)12 months20 months
820 – Partner (subclass 820)24 months31 months
887 – Skilled-Regional (subclass 887)19 months22 months

 

If you are concerned about anything on this list, and would like to know what to do, please feel free to contact me.

Registered Migration Agent  Graham Copson (MARN 1575606) on Mob 0417 083 231, or by email graham@copsonmigration.com 

“Your Migration Partner”

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