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  • mitchiekoy
    Hi po again , pede po sana question lang sa situation namen.

    Right now, meron na kameng bridging visa. Medyo confusing lang kasi, diba mag take effect ang bridging visa kapag nag expired na ung 489 visa namen. We still have 2yrs para sa 489 visa.
    Question is, ung bingay nilang bridging visa pede naba namen gamitin un to apply for Medicare or we have to wait na mag expire ung 489 visa namen bago namen pede ma enrol ang medicare.
    Thanks in advance.
    August 2017
    • filsgoz
      Hey @mitchiekoy congratulations on lodging your visa! Yey! You don't need to wait. Download the medicare enrolment form, fill it up, and go to certrelink with a copy of your bridging visa to enrol for medicare :) You will receive an interim medicare card (blue). Once you're granted PR, it will be upgraded to a permanent medicare card (green) :D
    • rtasani
      Hello po same po situation namin but it's 457 visa...kung magaaply po ba kmi ng medicare can we cancel our BUPA overseas health cover? nasa visa condition po ng 457 visa namin condition 8501 we must maintain fully
      comprehensive health insurance while in Australia pano po yun?
    • filsgoz
      Hi rtasani. Nope you cannot cancel your insurance. You are still under 457 and therefore bound by its condition. You can only do that when you are granted a permanent visa or another substantive visa that does not have that condition. Hope that helps :)
    • rtasani
      Hi filgoz, thanks for the reply
    • rtasani
      hi again, is it possible to convert to resident cover as it is cheaper in case we've got our medicare na
    • filsgoz
      hi rtasani. di ako familiar sa BUPA insurance e but i would suppose no kasi your residency status has not changed naman. not yet at least until the grant of the permanent visa.
  • mitchiekoy
    Hello, may question lang po regarding 887 application.
    We were about to lodge our application end of July, ung sa medicare ba automatic na ung magkaron na kame? Or do we need to wait sa advice ng CO?
    Thank you very much po
    July 2017
    • filsgoz
      hi @mitchiekoy. Kapag nakapag-apply ka na ng 887, meron kang ma-receive na bridging visa notification grant. dalhin mo yan together with the medicare enrolment form sa nearest centrelink/medicare centre and you will be enrolled sa medicare:)
  • lucid2010
    hi mam ask lang po ako dito about sa de-facto if you can help. private po ba tong message na to pag nag pm ako sa inyo? sensya na bago lang po
    April 2016
  • saleng
    hi..hello....just wondering if you could give some info po para sa source of funds,,, what po if walang itr na pede, what other source ang pede i present? thanks
    February 2016
  • Dukee
    Hello filgoz, I just read your comment regarding TAS sponsorship. Wala kasi offer sa job field ko papano ako makakakuha ng job offer kung ganun? Kasi requirement ng TAS na kailangan may formal job offer bago makapag apply ng SS. Last year pa ako nag submit ng EOI pero hanggang ngayon wla pa ako nattanggap na reply. Thanks.
    February 2016

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