Frequent question: Can I stay in Australia while my visa is being processed?

You can apply for a visitor visa to come to Australia while you are waiting on an application outcome so long as the temporary visa matches your intentions. Visitor visas are for genuine visitors. … You must intend to stay only temporarily in Australia.

How much time it takes for Australian visa processing?

Processing times can vary based on which sector you’re applying for and it can take between: 75% of applications in 29 days; 90% of applications in 42 days for the Higher Education Sector. 75% of applications in 43 days; 90% of applications in 77 days for Vocational Education and Training Sector.

Can I leave Australia while waiting for partner visa?

While bridging visas let you remain in Australia lawfully, only a Bridging visa B (BVB) will let you leave and re-enter Australia while you wait for a decision.

Can I overstay my visa in Australia?

Any non-citizen in Australia is required to have a valid visa. People overstaying their visa become unlawful non-citizens and can be detained and deported from Australia. If someone overstays their visa by more than 28 days, they may face a three-year exclusion period.

Can I work while my visa application is being processed?

Under section 3C of the Immigration Act 1971, you can continue to work in the UK while waiting for a visa application, so long as you submitted your extension application before your existing work visa expires.

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Is bridging visa automatically granted?

Bridging Visa A (BVA) is automatically issued when a person applies for another visa before their current visa expires. In general, the conditions of their previous visa is carried onto the Bridging Visa until their new visa is approved.