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  • RheaMARN1171933RheaMARN1171933 Total Reaction Points: 134Member
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    @Diana__Jane once you initially lodge your visa, the case officer will send you the s56 letter. You then notify the case officer in writing that you are not able to supply medical clearance due to your circumstance. Provide a copy of your natal report from your doctor indicating your due date. Immigration will pause the process then and will ask you to provide the newborn's docs once available
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  • Diana__JaneDiana__Jane DubaiTotal Reaction Points: 15Member
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    @RheaMARN1171933 thank you po for the thorough explanation, appreciate your advice po talaga. =)
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  • marimarimarimari AustraliaTotal Reaction Points: 9Member
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    @RheaMARN1171933 aaah ok.. kasi kami naglodge na before i gave birth.. nagpasa nalang kami ng ‘change of circumstance’ form.. base sa visa fees ng dibp may bayad kapag ung aplicant below 18.. https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa/fees
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  • RheaMARN1171933RheaMARN1171933 Total Reaction Points: 134Member
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    @marimari I'm not quite sure about your circumstance but from how you described it, your newborn shouldn't be charged a fee.

    2.08 of the Migration Regulations 1994 states that:

    (1) If:

    (a) a non-citizen applies for a visa; and

    (b) after the application is made, but before it is decided, a child, other than a contributory parent newborn child, is born to the non-citizen;

    then:

    (c) the child is taken to have applied for a visa of the same class at the time he or she was born; and

    (d) the child's application is taken to be combined with the non-citizen's application.
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  • RheaMARN1171933RheaMARN1171933 Total Reaction Points: 134Member
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    @marimari the info I just provided is taken from the actual professional library agents refer to regarding the immigration policies. If we are only to refer to information accessible to the general public, please see link below. Hope this clarifies the confusion.

    https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/supporting/Pages/189-nz/if-you-have-a-newborn-child.aspx
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  • zyritazyrita MakatiTotal Reaction Points: 9Member
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    @RheaMARN1171933 i did the same thing as @marimari

    i lodged the visa before i gave birth. i already have a 1 yr old son before i lodged the visa, and i paid for him as well.

    i already read other member's advice here in the forum as well before i lodged the visa, there really is a fee for under 18 applicants.
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  • zyritazyrita MakatiTotal Reaction Points: 9Member
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    @RheaMARN1171933 i did the same thing as @marimari

    i lodged the visa before i gave birth. i already have a 1 yr old son before i lodged the visa, and i paid for him as well.

    i already read other member's advice here in the forum as well before i lodged the visa, there really is a fee for under 18 applicants.
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  • RheaMARN1171933RheaMARN1171933 Total Reaction Points: 134Member
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    @zyrita hi there....please refer to the legislation I posted earlier as well as the government website. There shouldn't be a fee for newborn. Yes, you pay for under 18 yo but not for babies born prior to visa decision. None of my clients had to pay such as it is stipulated on the immigration policy. Also, it is clearly mentioned on the government website. I can only assume form 1436 was submitted during the application when it shouldn't be. Only form 1022 is required. This is a common mistake many applicants make. And to those reading this forum who are in the same circumstance, please take note of this for future reference.
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  • siantiangcosiantiangco Batangas CityTotal Reaction Points: 89Member
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    Any updates on October CO contacts? Hehe
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  • GhelaigavGhelaigav SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 0Member
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    Hi to ALL!

    I am actually working in SG pero since I am pregnant andito ako pinas for my Maternity leave.

    Last week may na-assigned ng Case Officer samin and nag fofollow up for my medicals. Prior to lodginng nag update na agent namin na pregnant ako and defer muna medicals. So ask ko lang, kung after delivery magpapedical ako ok ba pa medical sa st. Lukes? I heard and read few feedbacks kasi na di maganda magpa medical sa Pinas even sa St. Lukes. Sa mga nagpamedical sa St. lukes , is that true?

    So i am thinking whether sa SG or Pinas ko gagawin medical namin ni baby.

    And sa newborn anong klaseng mecal test gagawin?

    Thank you.

    Need your feedbacks po.
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  • biboy329biboy329 MandaluyongTotal Reaction Points: 9Member
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    Hi @Ghelaigav I don't know about St. Luke's but we did our medicals sa Nationwide Makati and walang naging problem. Mabilis din sila mag-submit ng results.

    Sa baby namin pagkaalala ko physical check lang ang ginawa tapos OK na.

    By the way, sa Nationwide it's better to go in the afternoon para wala na masyadong tao. :)
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  • chococrinklechococrinkle Iloilo CityTotal Reaction Points: 124Member
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    @Ghelaigav. We had our medicals (me,husband and son) at Nationwide Makati last Jan 20 while we prefered for my 4yo daughter to have hers at St Lukes Ermita last Jan 22 due to TB blood test which isbdone daily in St Lukes but once a week only in Nationwide. If adult lang ang mag medical okay ang Nationwide kasi mas mabilis kang makakatapos. Maraming tao kasi sa St Lukes. Both mabilis naman mag upload ng results based on our experience.
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  • bettyboopbettyboop Victoria, AustraliaTotal Reaction Points: 13Member
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    Hello po,hope someone can help.. we have lodge our visa 190 onshore.. currently on briging visa po... all medicals done and cleared. However, we just found out im pregnant..(one month after ng medical namin)
    Ang tanong ko po.. need po ba namin e inform ang immigration?or pwede kami mag antay until malapit na EDD..
    Our concern is
    If mag inform kami now. May chance po ba ma hold ang application namin until lumabas c baby.. or hindi kasi tapos naman po.medical ko..this may cause more delay in our application..
    We are hoping kasi na may decision na before I gave birth..
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  • thirdy@aus[email protected] SingaporeTotal Reaction Points: 0Member
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    @bettyboop, I'm not sure if I'm the right person to answer since I am not familiar with 190 and the bridging visa. Hopefully, makatulong ang experience ko and my insights.

    May balak po ba kayong include si Baby as a dependent later on? Kung oo, in my opinion, mas ok na inform ang CO na preggy ka before grant dahil walang bayad ang pag-add ng Baby. In addition, transparent ka sa change of your circumstances sa CO -- sure ka na you're following the guidelines.

    On the other hand, ma-on hold ang application nyo, pending ng pglabas ni Baby.
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  • marimarimarimari AustraliaTotal Reaction Points: 9Member
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    @bettyboop hello! Im on a same situation as you are dati.. kung nasa early stage ka pa ng pregnancy at nakapagpamedical ba kayo kahit wag mo na iinfom baka kasi magrant naman na visa niyo before siya dumating.. atska di pa din naman ma-add si baby as dependent habang buntis ka.. need kasi ng kasi ng birthcertificate and passport kaya doon sa change of circumstance is kapag nanganak na..
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  • bettyboopbettyboop Victoria, AustraliaTotal Reaction Points: 13Member
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    @[email protected] @marimari thanks po sa info
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  • amedinaamedina SydneyTotal Reaction Points: 24Member
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    @marimari Hi. Kakausap ko lang sa immigration officer via phone call about sa situation natin. Ako din buntis now 22 weeks at nag lodge ako ng 190 visa. Sabi ng officer we do not need to include the baby as dependent kasi di pa tayo nanganganak. I also have to write a cover letter stating that I am pregnant and we did the medical exam. In-add ko din sa letter ko na aussie citizen BF ko (we are not married & not de facto) so di sya kasama sa visa application ko. Yun lang daw gagawin. It doesnt matter if we are pregnant, it wont affect the visa decision kasi we are skills assessed not based in our circumstances.
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  • gerardgerard uaeTotal Reaction Points: 1Member
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    Ask q lng po pwede po i2loy ang medical kht buntis pro hold ang xray o sbay2 after mnganak. Then ilan months p po hintayin usually pra maaprove pgktpos mamedical ng baby n misis thanks po
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  • ivandemarcoivandemarco philippinesTotal Reaction Points: 23Member
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    Ako sir hinintay ko muna manganak si misis.. after nun, inayos ko na passport ni baby then update sa immi account.. after 2 months, na CO contact ako hinahanap ung medical ni misis at baby.dun na din binigay ung hap ID ni baby.. now ok n medical.waiting n lng ako ng grant . Hopefully wla na 2nd CO.
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  • HendroHendro SGTotal Reaction Points: 15Member
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    Hi sir @ivandemarco , meaning to say nagpamedical muna kayo bago kayo nglodge ng visa?
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