During Covid partner visas had the luxury of priority processing as skilled visas were not being processed during that time.
There is a new ministerial direction for prioritising skilled visa applications. Due to the current labour shortage, the government has introduced new laws that will simplify the skilled visa process.
This will result in quicker processing times for skilled applications as offshore skilled visa applications will be prioritised.
This will likely impact processing times for partner visas as the Government focuses on the skilled stream.
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IMPORTANT: Please note, this does not constitute Immigration advice. Always seek advice from a Registered Migration Agent before applying for an Australian Visa. Migration Law is constantly changing. This information is accurate only at the time of publication.
Pearl is a lawyer and Freedom Migration's Business Development Manager. She's a Registered Migration Agent who studied law and has vast experience in the legal industry. Her expertise in Partner Visa's bloomed from her fondness of a good love story and desire to help people and make a difference in people's lives.
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