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  • anabela1865, mmb0309, krltnd, pancakes, Inna and 11 others joined.
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  • rellim115

    A blessed afternoon, Lecia. When you lodged your visa, did you have to certify all your documents? Thank you.

    May 19
    • lecia
      lecia
      Nope. I had mine colored scan because it’s all original documents.
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      Thank you so much:-)
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      I am the main applicant for 491 visa. I definitely need to obtain PCC from Singapore. Does my wife need to get one too? Thanks so much.
    • lecia
      lecia
      Yes both needs to obtain if more than 12 mos living in thAt country For the past 10 years.
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      Massive thanks!:-)
    • lecia
      lecia
      You’re welcome. Goodluck sa application process 😃
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      thank you po:-) i'm planning to lodge the visa this week. required po ba na kumuha ng polio vaccination certificate? 14 years na kami dito sa SG nakatira.
    • lecia
      lecia
      Hindi na po need..
    • miller115
      miller115
      hello po ulit. sarado ang vfs global dito sa SFG dahil sa pandemic. does that mean na hindi ko pa pwede click ung 'i confirm that i have provided requested information'? Thanks so much:-)
    • lecia
      lecia
      Alam naman nila na close pa ang biometric. You may email DHA for that.
    • miller115
      miller115
      Thanks. Nag-gawa ako letter and then I uploaded it under 'Other Documents'. Praying na kung magmove na sa Phase 2 dito by the end of the month, mag-open na ang VFS Global:-) All the best sa BM nyo.
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      hello, lecia. do you happen to know whether middle names are part of given names? first and last names lang kasi na-key in ko. naisip ko lang na baka hanapin kung ano mismo nakasulat sa passport. big issue kaya ito? nakita ko sa isang site na ok naman daw kasi nakabased naman ito sa passport number. i just want to make sure para hindi maharang sa airport hahaha. a blessed Saturday sa inyo.
    • lecia
      lecia
      Its really ok. Sa Au na term ang middle name is second name natin like Juan Miguel. Migule is the middle name. Pero satin kasi ang middle name is mother’s maiden name.

      Ok lang na given name at last name mo nakalagay. Di naman big deal yun kasi sa VeVo account mo at visa grant, walang middle name ( mother’s maiden) . Sa akin follow ko ang passport ko. Pero no need to worry, consistency is the key.. All good na yun sa inyo!
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      thank you, lecia!:-) laking tulong mo talaga haha. God bless sa BM.abang ako sa VFS global at sana magbukas na kapag nagsimula na phase 2 dito sa SG.dito pa rin ba kayo?
    • lecia
      lecia
      You’re welcome po. Oo dito pa, di pa kami nagbook ng flights kasi baka may new updates.

      Sana nga mag open na sa phase 2.May kakilala din ako na need mag biometric kaya nag aabang din sa pag open ng VFS.
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      Phase 2 na tayo, so may chance magre-open sila:-)

      Kailan dapat i-click ung note sa baba sa immi na 'I confirm I have provided information...' Kapag naipasa na ba lahat ng requirements? Thanks so much.
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      mukha matagal pa si australia magbigay ng go signal sa re-opening ng vfs ah. abutin kaya september yan?
    • lecia
      lecia
      Nag aantay din mga kaibigan ko. Walang nasagot sa number nila dito anoh po? Nakatawag ka na ulit? Try ko bukas.. keep praying na maging ok na.
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      Hindi ko pa ulit natry. Ung VFS Global na page ang lagi ko lang ina-update haha. Sana tlaga mag-open na sila hehe
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      hello, lecia. mukhang matatagalan si vfs, pati migration for 2020-21delayed. baka october pa magbukas hahaha
    • lecia
      lecia
      Hi. Baka sa phase 3.. hoping! Madami din nag aantay kasi nga sarado..
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      Mejo alarming ung community cases ngayon, dumarami. At may imported cases din. Antay lang tlg:-)
    • lecia
      lecia
      Oo nga eh. Kaya ingat kayo palagi. God bless sa application nyo po
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      Thank you so much:-) God bless sa BM nyo rin.
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      Good morning, sis.

      Biometrics na lang ang kulang ko. Pwede ko na ba i-click ung 'I confirm I have provided all requested information.' sa immi? Thank you so much and God bless.
    • lecia
      lecia
      Im not sure kung pwde, oero may nabasa ako sa FB page since closed ang VFS, nagscan sya ata ng receipt..
    • rellim115
      rellim115
      Kaso wala pa akong schedule din dahil closed pa nga hehe. Antayin ko na lang cguro mag-open bago i-click. Thank you sa reply.
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  • rellim115

    @Linetdane, good morning.malapit lapit na malamang ung sa inyo.kami naipit ng biometrics haha

    July 8
    • Linetdane
      Linetdane
      Hehe ok lang po antay lang tayo. Makakabig move din po tayo.
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  • nhodzkie

    Hi, kailan ang schedule ng flight mo sa sydney? ako aug1 via cathay. grabe dagdag expenses nanaman

    July 11
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  • Hello po, balak po namin ng kaibigan ko na mag apply ng PR as Civil Engineer sa Australia. Kaso lang po yung experience is more on commercial side - materials take-off, costing and document submittals. Aside from that yung kaibigan ko is underboard. Pasok po ba ito sa Subclass 189? Thank you and regards.

    July 8
  • emzkie

    Hi Juju,

    Since you're the only one who have shared their experience in the NAATI CCL online exam, would like to seek for your opinion or advice.
    You mentioned that they will check the 4 corners of the room where you are taking the exam. With this, if my door is slightly open because I'm planning to use a LAN cable for the internet connection, does this mean they won't allow it and the door must be fully closed?
    Moreover, I suppose a living room is not appropriate for the test area right? Because I am after for the faster and reliable internet connection.

    Hoping for your response.

    Thank you

    Regards,
    Emma

    July 3
    • juju06
      juju06
      Hello Emma! With regards to the room, I am living in a small apartment wherein the living, kitchen, and dining area are all connected so I think there is no problem if you're taking the exam in your living room. I think what's more important is that you will be alone in the room where you'll be taking your exam in when you take it. The open door is tricky; I don't know what they will require about this, but what I'm certain is if there are other people in the other room and the invigilator hears them through your mic, they might ask for you to close it since there is a possibility of cheating.

      In my opinion, if you've got normal reliable Wi-Fi from your internet connection that you usually use, there's no need to have your PC/laptop wired and risk to possibly incur an issue with your test. In addition, there will be a few minutes that you and the invigilator will talk about some stuff such as the rules and others before the exam proper, so there will be plenty of time for you and them to evaluate the space where you will be taking the exam, including the internet connection. You can ask them during this time if they can hear and see you clearly. Just my 2 cents. Of course you'll still be the one who will make the final decision about that.

      Hope this helps. Let me know if you have further questions. Good luck!
    • emzkie
      emzkie
      Hi Juju,

      Thank you for your thoughts.

      Would like to ask you further when you said they will check the 4 corners of your room. Does this mean you have to show them every corners by rotating your laptop? pasensya na medyo praning lang haha.. Though I hope wala mga housemates ko sa bahay on my exam day so that I can use the living room. I doubt kasi na my other housemate will be at home since flexible sched na siya.
      I was thinking if I will use a LAN cable, since I have to show them every corner of the room so my laptop will be moved and nakakatakot if matanggal ang LAN cable.
      Moreover, need your opinion if okay lang ba gumamit ng portable wifi like this: https://www.changirecommends.com/wifi.aspx ? I was thinking of renting one, then sa labas ng room ko ilagay. Hindi naman to hotspot from mobile.

      Thank you and sorry andami kong tanong.

      Emma
    • juju06
      juju06
      Hi Emma,

      Yep, I had to stand and move and rotate my laptop for the invigilator to check the room where I was taking the exam. I forgot to add that they will also be checking the surface/table where your laptop is will be placed, and they are quite strict with this. Aside from your phone being turned off, there should be no electronic devices in there that can transmit data.

      Regarding the portable wifi you mentioned, in my opinion it will still be considered a mobile hotspot since your source of the internet will be from a sim card. Only difference is, it is connected to a portable router, and not a mobile phone. I think the wifi they require should come from a wired broadband connection to prevent reliability issues. I am not sure about this though; during my exam the invigilator asked me what internet source was and I said wifi, but she did not inquire further if it was a from a broadband wifi or just a portable router. Also, since you're in SG, your internet service providers are more reliable than what we have here in the PH, even if you're using a mobile hotspot, so it is possible that you can use it. My advice though is to use the LAN connection you have since it will give you better peace of mind so that you won't worry about it while taking the exam. You can also inform the invigilator that you're using a wired connection so your movement will be limited, and I think they will be considerate of that.

      Good luck!
    • emzkie
      emzkie
      Thanks a lot Juju for the info and advise.
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    hello po, congrats sa grant mo. tanung ko lang po if single ka or may dependent kasama sa visa 190 mo? salamat

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  • Hello, Good day I'm writing here to seek guidance or assistance in writing a CDR for engineering australia. Thank you

    July 6
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  • rellim115

    may biometrics na po kayo?

    July 4
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  • Eilenorjack

    Hi good day! @Superronah, could it be possible to ask for copy of the KAPS reviewer. Thanks! [email protected]

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  • nhodzkie

    Hi, ask ko lang ok ba sya VFS manila para sa spouse 309 application ? magkano ang fees nya? kailan ka naglodge? Thanks for response, my wife start preparing documents and stil have no clear ideas.

    July 3
  • nhodzkie

    bro, nakuha mo na cfo mo ? when is ur booking flight sa cathay ? ako july24 mnl-hk-mel.

    July 3
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  • AlyssaninaDR

    Hi! Ako po yung nag ask last week nag comment po kayo dun. Ask ko lang po yung sa bf ko nag pplan na din po kasi kami magpakasal pag uwi nya galing US. Graduate po sya ng bs computer science but ang work experience nya sa US is Certified Nurse Assistant 1yr na po sya dun. Ano po kaya maganda gawin para maging permanent resident sa AUS. What visa po kaya? Thank you po!

    July 2
    • ga2au
      ga2au
      Try mo muna yung calculator kung pwede kayo sa skilled nomination visa. At 65 points makakapasok kayo. Search mo ung mga forum ng mga nurses, baka mas makatulong sila. Pero tingin ko tlaga student visa kayo e.
    • AlyssaninaDR
      AlyssaninaDR
      Nakapag calculate na po kami nakakuha po sya ng 60pts kinulang po ng 5. If training po? Is there a possibility po para sa gusto namin? Sorry po if madaming tanong hehe. Thank you po
    • ga2au
      ga2au
      Hmm. 60 kahit both na kau nag skills assessment and English proficient?
    • Kaidan
      Kaidan
      Depende sa occupation na ino-nominate mo, you may need more than 65 points para ma invite. 65 points is only the minimum to enter the pool.
    • Kaidan
      Kaidan
      Pero okay yan na pinaplano niyo na hanggat bata pa kayo. What i mean, is kung alam niyo na ang process, alam niyo na kung anong dapat niyong gawin in the future, like kung ako nasa position mo, sisiguraduhin kong mag ipon ng continuous relevant experience - mag mamatter ito sa points. Ganun din si BF, medyo alanganin na dahil Comsci grad siya pero di niya pina practice yung degree niya, may caveats to sa assessment pero hindi pa naman totally lost. He just needs to decide kung anong ipu-pursue niya in the next few years na nag iipon kayo ng experience. Wag mag papalit palit ng type ng occupation, dapat consisten para ma maximize yung pag claim ng experience points. You really need to research more from reliable actual sources and not just forums.

      Honestly, hindi pa viable for both of you to go straight for PR application dahil wala pang experience. If you will choose the student path, make sure na relevant courses ang kukunin niyo sa ino-nominate na occupation. Hindi kung ano anong training at certificates lang. Again research how this will matter in your future PR application, maraming pitfalls ang path na to.
  • Hello po! Itatanong ko po sana yung about sa skills assessment requirements, yung employment evidence, lahat po ba ng previous employments kailangan ng statement of service or yung employment lang po na relevant sa nominated skill?
    Thanks in advance po. =)

    July 2
    • Kaidan
      Kaidan
      Which assessing body? But generally yung related lang sa nominated occupation ang ipapasa mo.
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