A blessed day, fellow pinoyau.info members!
My wife and I were granted a 491 visa on November 9, 2020. For our first entry, we have to arrive by Nov 9, 2021.
Now this is the exciting part. We have just found out that my wife is 4 weeks pregnant (after waiting for almost 9 years!). As this is our first child, we are cautious and we reckon it is safer and more convenient for her and for the baby if we wait until she gives birth here in Singapore before doing the visa activation. She's due in August, and we are planning to fly to Australia in October 2021 (without the baby yet).
I am hoping to land a job in Australia in October 2021, and I will stay there (hello, 491 income requirement). My wife will return to Singapore and she and the soon-to-be-born child will then join me in Australia in February 2022, when the child turns 6 months.
This is feasible, right?
Thank you for taking the time to read this post.
Any input is greatly appreciated:-)
04 Jul 2019 | VETASSESS skills assessment submitted (249311, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages [TESOL])
01 Aug 2019 | IELTS L/S/W/R (9/9/7.5/8.5/) Overall: 8.5, Proficient
24 Sep 2019 | 249311 TESOL positive skills assessment
28 Sep 2019 | PTE Academic L/S/W/R (81/90/83/90) Overall: 89, Superior
04 Oct 2019 | AITSL suitable skills assessment for 241411 (Secondary School Teacher)
05 Dec 2019 | EOI for 491 lodged, 249311 (NT, 85 points)
09 Dec 2019 | MigrationNT application lodged
24 Dec 2019 | Turned 40, minus 10 points (75 points)
20 Jan 2020 | Status changed from 'Waiting for Admin Review' to 'Case Officer Assessment'
19 May 2020 | Received declaration form from the NT; printed, signed, and uploaded it on the same day
28 May 2020 | Received invite from Skillselect
03 June 2020 | Lodged visa
19 June 2020 | Health clearance provided - No action required
24 Sep 2020 | CO contact asking for additional information: (1) Biometrics, (2) United Kingdom Police Clearance. I was given
70 days to provide those documents.
24 Sep 2020 | Uploaded a letter on immi explaining my inability to provide (1) as VFS Global has not reopened in SG yet since
their closure on 3rd April 2020; (2) the requirement must have been a mistake as I have never been to the UK.
06 Nov 2020 | Done with biometrics
09 Nov 2020 | Visa grant!:-) To God be the Glory!
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