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  • @maureenguelan if you look at SA's occupation list, on the right of each occupation is a color code which determines the availablity status of each occupation.
  • @maureenguelan current processing time is 9-10 weeks but keep an eye on the availability. Each occupation has its quota for each program year(July to June). Depending on the number of applicants and the time you apply. If the quota has been met, you…
  • @maureenguelan It will depend on your SS approval..check with SA the processing times
  • @Hendro may skills assessment ka na ba? Use the one na nasa skills assessment kasi yan na ang confirmed by your assessing body. Different position title pero confirmed as related to your nominated occupation? May points test advice ba na kasama don …
  • @Hendro Why bother don sa title ng past experience mo kung nakalagay naman sa skills assessment na relevant sya don sa nominated occupation mo?
  • Hi san po nyo po nchecheck kung nka pag invite na ? And san nyo po nkkta kung nwala na s list yung occupation nyo? We are stiil waiting for invitation 489 po. Thanks @maureenguelan if you're applying for 489 state sponsored visa, your invitation d…
  • @baxterexus hi, were you able to find the answer? I am also wondering how I could obtain police clearance from Saudi @sunshineee28 what you can do is just exhaust any possibility to apply and if there's no response you can just attached the proof of…
  • @Curt48 just try to submit. We constantly look for new employees. You can also check the website at
  • @pmond for your 189, if you're not invited to apply until tomorrow, then theres no chance..for 190/489 pwede ka pa after July 1.
  • @tmasuncion you must be invited to apply for a visa on or before July 1 not just eoi lodgement and you have 60 days to apply to be considered against the 60 points pass mark
  • Based on your age, you should act now because by the time you comply the 2 years residency(on a 489) visa, youre almost 45. Maximum age to be able to apply PR is 45. confirm ko lang, hindi ba pag 887 wala na age requirement? at least walang age na…
    in 489 visa to 887 Comment by fgs June 28
  • Changing Employers on a 457 - Example As an example - if John is employed by Company A on a 457, and obtains a new job with Company B, the process would work as follows: Company B would apply for a nomination for John Once the nomination is approve…
  • @fgs Salamat fgs, awesome ang helpful as always :) Lubus-lubusin ko na po.. so kung may labas ng au c hubby (primary applicant) ng 4 weeks, iaatras lng nmin ng 4 weeks ang 887 application? Is there a residency calculator na pwede mag refer? Nkala…
    in 489 visa to 887 Comment by fgs June 18
  • End of my OZ journey Application: Feb 15, 2018 Exam: May 21, 2018 ( same day approval) Citizenship ceremony: July 12, 2018 Ipswich City council, QLD Goodluck to those waiting!
  • @fgs Thank you po sa info. Mag lodge palang po EOI. Husband ko po ang main applicant, researcher lang po ako para may guidance din po kame. May nabasa po kasi ako na 90 na ang required score, di ako sure san po sya category kaya nag ask narin ako. M…
  • Hi po. Baka po meron latest update anong points po naiinvite for Visa 489 State Sponsored? Salamat po sa sasagot. @supermadi Invitation for a 489 state sponsored is based on the approval of your state sponsorship. It doesnt form part of the fortnig…
  • @Karen16 Parent Visa 103 is a capped and queued visa and is processed in the order in which they are lodged. If the application meets the criteria, it will be placed in a queue. Only 1500 places were allocated for this visa in 2017-2018 Migration Pr…
  • @Karen16 You can only apply visa 103 for your parents if you are settled and either a PR/ Australian Citizen. You must have been lawfully residing in Au for a reasonable time, normally two years. In addition your parent(s) must be able to demonstra…
  • @fgs thanks pa for tagging me pero clarify ko lang nabasa ko rin pero yan sa website ng victoria ung information pero ang pagkaintindi ko kasi state nomination siya both for 190 and 489 bale pareho rin kaya ng effect siya for family sponsored stream…
  • @fgs FS po ung 489 na inapayan ko sa Victoria po. actually was invited na po dati sep 26 ako nagsubmit eoi then oct 4 ko nareceive ita ko. nagexpired lang siya nung dec 4 kasi insufficient funds ako pero now ready na lahat and resubmit lang ung eoi …
  • @jomar011888 Bottom uh the Victorian and Queensland Governments have announced that they are no longer accepting neyyw Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) or Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 489) nomination applications due to a high …
  • @MLBS salamat po pala sa reply. mejo naiinip na ako haha pero sana bumaba talaga cut off sa mga next rounds Anong 489 inaapplyan mo? Family sponsored ba or State sponsored? Yong state sponsored 489 visa invite depends on your approval for a state sp…
  • Ako na sasagot @koykoy 1. Saktong 2 yrs po kayo na staying in Au when you lodged? I lodged mine 2 years plus 1 day( Feb 15 kami dumating, Feb 16 ako nagsubmit) 2. Anu-ano pong docs ang sinubmit nyo for 887? -Proof of living for 2 years in a regi…
    in 489 visa to 887 Comment by fgs June 15
  • @fgs congrats bilis ng exam mo. I have submitted march 22 wala pa din schedule for exam, Did you received an email for the schedule of tests. Yes email for the test. May lalabas din sa menu sa immi account mo na Citizenship appointments..antay lan…
  • @rylynn yes citizenship by conferral..standard na yang sagot nila..actually di sila nagbibigay ng specific status ng application kaya antay ka lang ano mangyari..possible na abutin ng 16 mos. marami ako nababasa na tagal na nagaantay wala pa din.
  • @fgs That's a great timeline, congratulations! Ang bilis ng QLD pero I'm also wondering how different ang circumstances mo @fgs kay @dee0829 Also @dee0829 dalawa ang timeline mo (one from Sydney the other in Melbourne?) @filsgoz Nothing special i …
  • My timeline 1. Date Applied: Feb. 15, 2018 2. City/Council Area: Ipswich Qld 3. Online / Paper: Online 4. Acknowledgement Email: Feb. 15 5. Citizenship Test e-mail: May 11 6. Date of the Citizenship Test: May 21 7. Online Approval: May 21 8. Receiv…
  • @fgs Hi! Thanks for your reply. My husband has Certificate in Fundamentals in cullinary and Bread Baking, as well as Tesda NCII in Baking. His experience is more on our catering business (part time) which started last 2010. We have Permits and regis…
  • There is no such thing as peak or off peak in terms of job opportunities. Maybe if you are referring to seasonal work like christmas/ farm employment. I work for a remote catering and hospitality company based in the mines on fly in fly out work. I…
  • 1. Yung work ko as IT will serve as my Professional experience kahit dependent lang ako? WHAT'S THE CONNECTION OF YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE TO BEING A DEPENDENT? @fgs correct me if im wrong, it will give me 5 points for visa 190. Thank you! If tha…
  • My wife just received conditional offer letter from RMIT (post grad). If in case magrant siya ng student Visa and as a husband i am entitled to work full time. 1. Yung work ko as IT will serve as my Professional experience kahit dependent lang a…
  • @Cassey Oo nga, and diba nauna apply husband ko like oct 22 sya, then july 10 exam na. Ako Oct 30 pala ako nagapply then next week na agad ang exam ko. omgee. You can check from time to time kung may available sked same sa date ng exam mo para sab…
  • Ive got my test na next week. grabe ka hectic. june 4 agad2x but i wont complain. lol. i just havent studied yet. :D Start flipping the pages :-). When did you apply?
  • @ozzy_boi have you tried ordering this? I just tried and i cant get through because i dont have a landline number . I reckon the link given by ozzy_boi is not the one from home…
  • @ozzy_boi have you tried ordering this? I just tried and i cant get through because i dont have a landline number Why do you need a landline number? The book is easily download(pdf file) from the homeaffairs website.
  • Any recent invitations, everyone? @alexamae When did you lodged your application? What state? Dec 1 Sydney :) Have you got your exam invitation? Wala pa nga eh :( Di talaga parepareho per state..dont know how they process the application. I appl…
  • Any recent invitations, everyone? @alexamae When did you lodged your application? What state? Dec 1 Sydney :) Have you got your exam invitation?
  • via immi account ba application? kapag family of 3, need ba separate immi account for wife and husband? Separate application for each adult, your child can be included in any of the parents' application. You can use 1 immi account
  • @fgs thanks for your response :) another question too, sa pag attach ng docs, medyo nahirapan ako kung paano kc di ako masyadong magaling sa computer. Pdf ung files na isusubmit ko, sabi sa website 'reduce the file size by recreating the pdf with di…
    in 489 visa to 887 Comment by fgs May 21
  • Hello guys, tanong ko naman,sa pag apply ng visa 887, magpapa medical lang ba pag sinabi ng CO? At ang pag submit ba ng docs is online lahat kc may nabasa ako na ang police certificate dpt dw original ung isend? Thanks You can immediately see on you…
    in 489 visa to 887 Comment by fgs May 20

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