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Denied Tourist VIsa-Help-Lack of economic ties-unemployed

hello po..ask lang po ako if may same situation katulad ko..I received my refusal tourist visa today..My first tourist visa apication last year was approved but this time denied due to lack of economic ties.

Nun first application ko kase may work ako and ngayon naman 2nd time ko na, home based ako/ freelancer.. wala ako maipresent na contract at contact number ng employer.
Ang naipresent ko lang is my paypal transactions.

Naintindihan ko yun reason ng refusal pero gusto ko sana mag apply ulit para makapag holiday ako sa Au , at the same time mag travel..sponsored ng australian Bf ko. I just don't know Kung paano ko pa ma-prove ang economic ties ko kung wala ako physical work dito at any property

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mitzui18_ggg

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  • Captain_ACaptain_A AUSTRALIA
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    yes meron similar case

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  • tostrayaIItostrayaII Sydney
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    Just like mine, i applied last december and got denied this january for the same reason as yours. Last time I was granted a visa too.

  • FourgFourg Posts: 45Member
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    Medyo strict sila ngayon talaga kahit ang agent ko ayaw nila gawin ang tourist visa ko. Kasi meron din silang refusals past few months kahit na may sponsors especially bf. And nakapunta na ng Australia.

  • anne28anne28 Melbourne
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    Hello po, narefused din po yung kapatid ko twice na. 1st was January 2, nireapply namin ng January 15 with Additional docs based dun sa reasons nila. Kelan ko po kaya sya pwede ireapply ulet? Nkakasad po pag narefused yung visa masakit sa loob:(

  • Captain_ACaptain_A AUSTRALIA
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    @anne28 said:
    Hello po, narefused din po yung kapatid ko twice na. 1st was January 2, nireapply namin ng January 15 with Additional docs based dun sa reasons nila. Kelan ko po kaya sya pwede ireapply ulet? Nkakasad po pag narefused yung visa masakit sa loob:(

    whats the reason?

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  • FourgFourg Posts: 45Member
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    @anne28 said:
    Hello po, narefused din po yung kapatid ko twice na. 1st was January 2, nireapply namin ng January 15 with Additional docs based dun sa reasons nila. Kelan ko po kaya sya pwede ireapply ulet? Nkakasad po pag narefused yung visa masakit sa loob:(

    Mag consult ka na sa agent the next time po ba mag apply pp kau.

  • anne28anne28 Melbourne
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    Nag agent na nga po kami:(

  • anne28anne28 Melbourne
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    May agent po kmi ung ACN. Una po family ties and then second ung financial capability nya.

  • hopeful_meahopeful_mea Whyalla, South Australia
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    Same here, 2x na na.refuse sis ko due to economic reasons dw.

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  • melkomelko Posts: 30Member
    Joined: Feb 12, 2020

    from lodgement of application. How many days po we receiv po the rejection/refusal letter?...

  • melkomelko Posts: 30Member
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    @hopeful_mea said:
    Same here, 2x na na.refuse sis ko due to economic reasons dw.

    From lodgement of application. Ilanf araw po ba natintsnggap ang refusal letter or rejection letter.? Kase po usually pag granted po it takes 12-14days.

  • melkomelko Posts: 30Member
    Joined: Feb 12, 2020

    @anne28 said:
    May agent po kmi ung ACN. Una po family ties and then second ung financial capability nya.

    After na i lodge napo ang application. How many days po ma kkareceiv tayu ng refusal/rejection letter. Kase usually once u have visa approv. Nasa 12-14days base sa nabasa mo ko dito sa forum. Pag deny po ilang araw sya nakaktangap ng letter?

  • leapingCatleapingCat Posts: 3Member
    Joined: Mar 04, 2020

    @anne28 said:
    Hello po, narefused din po yung kapatid ko twice na. 1st was January 2, nireapply namin ng January 15 with Additional docs based dun sa reasons nila. Kelan ko po kaya sya pwede ireapply ulet? Nkakasad po pag narefused yung visa masakit sa loob:(

    Hi, I know someone with the same situation, 2x refused ng tourist visa. Thinking of re-applying kase may event na pupuntahan this year sa Australia, but having second thoughts. Kase nga naman kasakit sa loob yun. Please update if mag-apply ulit sis mo ng visa. Thanks

  • Captain_ACaptain_A AUSTRALIA
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    @leapingCat said:

    @anne28 said:
    Hello po, narefused din po yung kapatid ko twice na. 1st was January 2, nireapply namin ng January 15 with Additional docs based dun sa reasons nila. Kelan ko po kaya sya pwede ireapply ulet? Nkakasad po pag narefused yung visa masakit sa loob:(

    Hi, I know someone with the same situation, 2x refused ng tourist visa. Thinking of re-applying kase may event na pupuntahan this year sa Australia, but having second thoughts. Kase nga naman kasakit sa loob yun. Please update if mag-apply ulit sis mo ng visa. Thanks

    just reapply and make sure you have addressed all the reasons for refusal and add more supporting documents otherwise more likely refused again

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  • imacoolitimacoolit Posts: 3Member
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    Nakupu, online din work namin ni misis, although sa upwork working kmi both online. Only advantage is that we have properties and cars that ties us here. May ka deny pa kaya kami?

  • KaidanKaidan Posts: 119Member
    Joined: Jun 02, 2020

    @imacoolit said:
    Nakupu, online din work namin ni misis, although sa upwork working kmi both online. Only advantage is that we have properties and cars that ties us here. May ka deny pa kaya kami?

    Are you voluntarily paying taxes? That would often resolve this as "self employed", if not, tough luck.

    BUT, why are you applying now? There's a very slim chance for tourist visas to be processed or approved at the moment.

  • imacoolitimacoolit Posts: 3Member
    Joined: Aug 11, 2020

    @Kaidan said:

    @imacoolit said:
    Nakupu, online din work namin ni misis, although sa upwork working kmi both online. Only advantage is that we have properties and cars that ties us here. May ka deny pa kaya kami?

    Are you voluntarily paying taxes? That would often resolve this as "self employed", if not, tough luck.

    Thanks for the quick reply @Kaidan No we haven't voluntarily paid taxes :(

    BUT, why are you applying now? There's a very slim chance for tourist visas to be processed or approved at the moment.

    Yes we are aware but at the same time hoping that immigration might be more lenient because the government may need economic help from tourists and such...

  • KaidanKaidan Posts: 119Member
    Joined: Jun 02, 2020

    @imacoolit said:

    @Kaidan said:

    @imacoolit said:
    Nakupu, online din work namin ni misis, although sa upwork working kmi both online. Only advantage is that we have properties and cars that ties us here. May ka deny pa kaya kami?

    Are you voluntarily paying taxes? That would often resolve this as "self employed", if not, tough luck.

    Thanks for the quick reply @Kaidan No we haven't voluntarily paid taxes :(

    BUT, why are you applying now? There's a very slim chance for tourist visas to be processed or approved at the moment.

    Yes we are aware but at the same time hoping that immigration might be more lenient because the government may need economic help from tourists and such...

    Literally the DHA is not processing tourist visas right now unless you fall under their "exception" which is explained in their website:

    https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/travel-restrictions-0

    There is no hoping about leniency here. First of all, don't you think it would raise alarm on your intention why are you traveling for tourism at this moment? PH tourist visa applicants are heavily scrutinized during normal times, ano pa kaya ngayon?

    barryco
  • ignormsignorms Adelaide
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    Tama si @Kaidan, maski interstate travel ngayon sobrang higpit.
    ..arki_
  • pissedballpissedball Manila
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    Those who received negative assessment result, I guess it's not a good idea to apply for REVIEW as it would bring negative impact on your application. Review means you are trying to contest case officer's decision. Better to apply another ANZCO code and submit updated/tailored job duties and responsibilities. You can apply many times so long you have strong evidence to support your claims.

    skilled migrant now Aussie.
    Registered ACS Certified Professional (MACS CP) since 2012

    Manila-based

  • pissedballpissedball Manila
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    Above is a wrong post, it should be posted on other category. SORRY PO,

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  • atheleneathelene Sydney
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    edited August 15

    @imacoolit said:

    @Kaidan said:

    @imacoolit said:
    Nakupu, online din work namin ni misis, although sa upwork working kmi both online. Only advantage is that we have properties and cars that ties us here. May ka deny pa kaya kami?

    Are you voluntarily paying taxes? That would often resolve this as "self employed", if not, tough luck.

    Thanks for the quick reply @Kaidan No we haven't voluntarily paid taxes :(

    BUT, why are you applying now? There's a very slim chance for tourist visas to be processed or approved at the moment.

    Yes we are aware but at the same time hoping that immigration might be more lenient because the government may need economic help from tourists and such...

    Just my two cents (I am no immigration agent). I do wonder how you got the idea that immigration will be any more lenient now than pre-pandemic times. Yes, Australia's tourism and education sectors have suffered a big decrease in income, but it will not necessarily translate to "needing" tourists, and therefore be less strict when it comes to giving out tourist visas. Your freelance work may be legit, but without tax documents and your freelance work not requiring you to be in the home country, your lack of proof to show that you are physically required to return to Philippines is often a red flag to any country's immigration department.

    If you do intend to reapply, maybe consider shortening your intended stay to a more reasonable amount (maybe 2-3 weeks)? At the moment, Australia's not letting non-citizens and non-PR in the country, so you have some time to rethink your approach and gather more papers/documents for your next application.

    barryco
  • Captain_ACaptain_A AUSTRALIA
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    @imacoolit said:

    @Kaidan said:

    @imacoolit said:
    Nakupu, online din work namin ni misis, although sa upwork working kmi both online. Only advantage is that we have properties and cars that ties us here. May ka deny pa kaya kami?

    Are you voluntarily paying taxes? That would often resolve this as "self employed", if not, tough luck.

    Thanks for the quick reply @Kaidan No we haven't voluntarily paid taxes :(

    BUT, why are you applying now? There's a very slim chance for tourist visas to be processed or approved at the moment.

    Yes we are aware but at the same time hoping that immigration might be more lenient because the government may need economic help from tourists and such...

    kelan nyo gusto sana magpunta AU as tourist?

    18 Mar '16 IELTS Results
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    26 Apr '16 EA Skills Assessment Positive Outcome
    06 May '16 PTE-A Exam
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    11 May '16 Got ITA
    02 Jun '16 Lodge Visa
    04 Jul '16 Direct Grant

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  • Captain_ACaptain_A AUSTRALIA
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    @Captain_A said:

    @imacoolit said:

    @Kaidan said:

    @imacoolit said:
    Nakupu, online din work namin ni misis, although sa upwork working kmi both online. Only advantage is that we have properties and cars that ties us here. May ka deny pa kaya kami?

    Are you voluntarily paying taxes? That would often resolve this as "self employed", if not, tough luck.

    Thanks for the quick reply @Kaidan No we haven't voluntarily paid taxes :(

    BUT, why are you applying now? There's a very slim chance for tourist visas to be processed or approved at the moment.

    Yes we are aware but at the same time hoping that immigration might be more lenient because the government may need economic help from tourists and such...

    kelan nyo gusto sana magpunta AU as tourist?

    if asap, this may not be possible this year..

    Ed510

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