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January 2017 Visa 189/190/489

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  • SantiSanti Melbourne
    Posts: 174Member
    Joined: Jan 05, 2013
    edited March 2017
    Sino ba mga melbournians dito? Lol
    BM namin on March 11, sa craigieburn kami.

    Next step is job hunting naman.. Dapat magawi ang hanggang leeg na gastos. kami ng wife ko iniisip na lang namin na this is a long term investment. Pag inisip mo kasi yung gastos at mga payables mawawala ka sa focus.

    TIMELINE
    254418 Registered Nurse (Medical)
    Skilled Independent 189
    24 Oct 2015 -IELTS Academic Quad 7 score
    10 Jun 2016 -Start of IRON Course
    25 Aug 2016 -End of IRON Course
    27 Sep 2016 - AU RN status
    27 Nov 2016 -ANMAC finalised
    05 Dec 2016 -EOI submission 65 points
    21 Dec 2016. -Invitation To Apply received
    15 Jan 2017 -Lodged 189 visa
    08 Feb 2017 -Medicals finalised
    10 Feb 2017 - DIRECT GRANT @ 1:02PM by GSM Adelaide
    11 Mar 2017 - THE BIG MOVE! (IED 22 Mar 2017)

  • freakazaafreakazaa Melbourne
    Posts: 155Member
    Joined: Nov 30, 2016
    @Santi Sa Bayswater North ako, BM on March 17. Pagdating ko dun simula na agad ng todong job hunt para makabawi ng gastos haha.

    @auitdreamer congrats! sa wakas may grant na!

    261311 Analyst Programmer

    Oct 17, 2016 - Gathering of Documents for ACS Assessment
    Nov 14, 2016 - PTE-A Exam
    Nov 15, 2016 - PTE-A Results Received - L90 R90 S90 W90
    Nov 26, 2016 - ACS Assessment Requested, Required Documents Submitted
    Dec 05, 2016 - ACS Assessment Results Received - AQF Bachelor's Degree, 3 Years Work Exp.
    Dec 05, 2016 - 189 EOI Submitted - 70 points
    Dec 16, 2016 - NBI Clearances Requested
    Dec 21, 2016 - 189 ITA Received
    Dec 27, 2016 - NBI Clearances Received
    Jan 06, 2017 - Medicals @ SLEC BGC
    Jan 11, 2017 - Medicals Cleared
    Jan 16, 2017 - Visa Lodged
    Feb 07, 2017 - Direct Grant - Thank You God! - IED Jan 10, 2018
    March 17, 2017 - Big Move

  • czaaapsczaaaps Posts: 57Member
    Joined: Feb 02, 2017
    Congrats @auitdreamer!!! God bless sa move! :)

    261111 (ICT Business Analyst)

    02 Dec 2016 || Submitted documents to ACS for Skills Assessment
    08 Dec 2016 || Received favorable results from ACS - 261111 ICT Business Analyst
    08 Dec 2016 || Scheduled PTE-A for Dec21; Found out IELTS results still valid; Cancelled PTE-A [WRONG MOVE :(]
    09 Dec 2016 || Submitted EOI (used IELTS results from 2014; L9 R9 W7 S7.5 OAB 8) 189 - 65
    23 Dec 2016 || Updated EOI 189/190(NSW) - 65/70
    17 Jan 2017 || Scheduled PTE-A for Feb1
    01 Feb 2017 || Took PTE-A Exam
    02 Feb 2017 || PTE-A Exam results (L90 R90 S80 W90 OAS 89)
    02 Feb 2017 || Updated EOI 189/190(NSW) - 75/80
    09 Feb 2017 || Received invitation for NSW nomination
    09 Feb 2017 || Submitted another EOI for 189 (out of panic)
    15 Feb 2017 || ITA Received for 189
    15 Feb 2017 || NBI Clearance
    16 Feb 2017 || Medicals at SLMC-BGC Extension Clinic
    22 Feb 2017 || Medicals cleared as per IMMI account
    22 Feb 2017 || Visa Lodge, frontloaded all documents
    06 Mar 2017 || Direct Grant! :)

  • auitdreamerauitdreamer Makati
    Posts: 625Member
    Joined: Oct 09, 2016
    edited March 2017
    @czaaaps Salamat! :) Kahapon mo lang din pala nakuha grant mo. Congrats din! :D

    @freakazaa Salamat! wow ang lapit na ng BM niyo! :) Balitaan niyo kami tungkol sa job hunting ninyo.

    261312 Developer Programmer 65 pts (Visa 189)

    Oct 3, 2016 Completed documents for ACS Assessment
    Oct 12, 2016 PTE-A Exam
    Oct 13, 2016 PTE-A Results W-90 S-84 R-90 L-90
    Oct 27, 2016 Submitted documents for ACS Assessment
    Nov 8, 2016 Received ACS Results - 3 yrs deducted
    Nov 20, 2016 Submitted EOI
    Dec 20, 2016 Received ITA
    Dec 29, 2016 NBI Clearance @ NBI Main Office, Ermita
    Jan 7, 2017 Lodged Visa (frontloaded all documents)
    Jan 10, 2017 Medical @ Nationwide Makati
    Jan 12, 2017 XRay cleared
    Jan 13, 2017 All Medicals cleared
    Jan 17, 2017 Uploaded Form 80 and Form 1221
    Jan 30, 2017 CO Contact requesting for Hubby's Proof of Functional English
    Mar 7, 2017 Golden Email! Thank you Lord! You're the best!

  • chehrdchehrd PH
    Posts: 250Member
    Joined: Jul 22, 2016
    congrats @auitdreamer .. nasa finish line na din

    Melbourne peeps, sama kami ni hubby sa Get together ha..
    Big move namin this May..

    ANZSCO: 233914 (Engineering Technologist) || Age: 30 pts || Educ: 15 pts || Work Exp: 15pts || English: 10 pts || TOTAL: 70 pts

    Aug 1, 2016 - started reviewing for IELTS and gathering of documets for EA
    Sept 24, 2016 - took IELTS
    Sept 26, 2016 - started making CDR
    Oct 7, 2016 - IELTS Result (L7 R7.5 S7 W6.5)
    Nov 2, 2016 - Lodged EA Assessment (Prof Engr)
    Nov 9, 2016 - NBI CLearance
    Nov 30, 2016 - Received EA Outcome (Engineering Technologist, Bachelor Degree, 8+yrs related experience)
    Dec 13, 2016 - PTE-A (L56 R77 S74 W57)
    Dec 15, 2016 - submitted EOI 189/190 (60/65)
    Jan 2, 2017 - PTE-A (L75 R71 S72 W81) ; updated EOI (189-70pts) Thank you Lord!
    Jan 3, 2017 - ITA Received
    Jan 5, 2017 - Medical
    Jan 17, 2017 - VISA 189 Lodged
    Feb 8, 2017 - CO Contacted (CO couldn't read TOR & Diploma, asked for re-scanned copies)
    - uploaded the said docs on the same day
    Feb 22, 2017 - GRANT!!! Thank you Lord!!!
    May 2017 - BIG MOVE

    "Life is what you make it".

  • SantiSanti Melbourne
    Posts: 174Member
    Joined: Jan 05, 2013
    edited March 2017
    Melbourne peeps lets volt in! Creating a list.. Or meron ba melbourne specific page?

    Santi- Craigieburn/ BM March 11
    Freakazaa- Bayswater North/ BM March 17

    TIMELINE
    254418 Registered Nurse (Medical)
    Skilled Independent 189
    24 Oct 2015 -IELTS Academic Quad 7 score
    10 Jun 2016 -Start of IRON Course
    25 Aug 2016 -End of IRON Course
    27 Sep 2016 - AU RN status
    27 Nov 2016 -ANMAC finalised
    05 Dec 2016 -EOI submission 65 points
    21 Dec 2016. -Invitation To Apply received
    15 Jan 2017 -Lodged 189 visa
    08 Feb 2017 -Medicals finalised
    10 Feb 2017 - DIRECT GRANT @ 1:02PM by GSM Adelaide
    11 Mar 2017 - THE BIG MOVE! (IED 22 Mar 2017)

  • auitdreamerauitdreamer Makati
    Posts: 625Member
    Joined: Oct 09, 2016
    @chehrd salamat! :)

    261312 Developer Programmer 65 pts (Visa 189)

    Oct 3, 2016 Completed documents for ACS Assessment
    Oct 12, 2016 PTE-A Exam
    Oct 13, 2016 PTE-A Results W-90 S-84 R-90 L-90
    Oct 27, 2016 Submitted documents for ACS Assessment
    Nov 8, 2016 Received ACS Results - 3 yrs deducted
    Nov 20, 2016 Submitted EOI
    Dec 20, 2016 Received ITA
    Dec 29, 2016 NBI Clearance @ NBI Main Office, Ermita
    Jan 7, 2017 Lodged Visa (frontloaded all documents)
    Jan 10, 2017 Medical @ Nationwide Makati
    Jan 12, 2017 XRay cleared
    Jan 13, 2017 All Medicals cleared
    Jan 17, 2017 Uploaded Form 80 and Form 1221
    Jan 30, 2017 CO Contact requesting for Hubby's Proof of Functional English
    Mar 7, 2017 Golden Email! Thank you Lord! You're the best!

  • auitdreamerauitdreamer Makati
    Posts: 625Member
    Joined: Oct 09, 2016
    @Santi pwede bang masama sa list kahit wala pang BM date? Hehe! Maybe we should make an FB group?

    261312 Developer Programmer 65 pts (Visa 189)

    Oct 3, 2016 Completed documents for ACS Assessment
    Oct 12, 2016 PTE-A Exam
    Oct 13, 2016 PTE-A Results W-90 S-84 R-90 L-90
    Oct 27, 2016 Submitted documents for ACS Assessment
    Nov 8, 2016 Received ACS Results - 3 yrs deducted
    Nov 20, 2016 Submitted EOI
    Dec 20, 2016 Received ITA
    Dec 29, 2016 NBI Clearance @ NBI Main Office, Ermita
    Jan 7, 2017 Lodged Visa (frontloaded all documents)
    Jan 10, 2017 Medical @ Nationwide Makati
    Jan 12, 2017 XRay cleared
    Jan 13, 2017 All Medicals cleared
    Jan 17, 2017 Uploaded Form 80 and Form 1221
    Jan 30, 2017 CO Contact requesting for Hubby's Proof of Functional English
    Mar 7, 2017 Golden Email! Thank you Lord! You're the best!

  • FireBREATHERFireBREATHER jeddah
    Posts: 61Member
    Joined: Oct 07, 2016
    @auitdreamer Congrats!! it is indeed a dream come true for you. :) sama mo na lang kami sa prayers mo din. Thanks :)

    "Set goals that scares you and excites you at the same time." Whatever it is, keep on praying and believing :)

  • SAP_MelakaSAP_Melaka Shanghai
    Posts: 542Member
    Joined: Apr 07, 2016

    @Santi pwede bang masama sa list kahit wala pang BM date? Hehe! Maybe we should make an FB group?

    I agree on FB group :)

    ANZSCO Code 261111 (ICT Business Analyst)


    19.05.2016 - Completed ACS requirements
    25.05.2016 - Submitted documents for ACS assessment
    06.06.2016 - Positive Assessment. AQF Bachelor Degree (2 yrs. deduction)
    25.08.2016 - PTE (AUG Malaysia)
    05.09.2016 - PTE Result L/R/S/W - 78/81/73/79
    06.10.2016 - PTE Retake (AUG Malaysia)
    11.10.2016 - PTE Result L/R/S/W - 88/85/87/90 Finally!
    11.10.2016 - Submitted EOI 189/190 (65/70)
    03.01.2017 - Updated points due to skilled employment of 3yrs. 189/190 (70/75)
    03.01.2017 - ITA received! Thank you Lord! (189)
    04.01.2017 - ITA received (190 - Victoria)
    21.01.2017 - Medical @ LifeCare Kuala Lumpur
    23.01.2017 - Health clearance provided – no action required
    14.02.2017 - VISA Lodged!
    09.03.2017 - Direct Grant! Thank you Lord

    13.10.2017 - Initial entry (Melbourne)
    15.04.2018 - Big Move!

  • PCKPCK Mandaluyong
    Posts: 70Member
    Joined: Dec 15, 2016
    @auitdreamer congrats!!!! I am happy for you! :)

    261312 (Developer Programmer)

    2014 - Decided we were going to Australia

    06/01/2016 - booked IELTS
    06/25/2016 - IELTS exam
    07/08/2016 - IELTS score (8.5, 8.5, 7.5, 7.0) LRSW
    09/15/2016 - Submitted docs for ACS
    10/07/2016 - Results from ACS (2 years deducted)
    10/09/2016 - lodged EOI - 189 - 60 points
    ------ Decided to pursue PTE to get higher score ----
    11/30/2016 - Mock Test A (83, 70, 76, 80) LRSW
    12/16/2016 - booked PTE-A - Jan 9, 2017
    01/07/2017 - Mock Test B (89, 74, 65, 85) LRSW
    01/09/2017 - PTE-A Exam
    01/11/2017 - Blessed!!! (90, 88, 90, 87) LRSW
    01/11/2017 - updated EOI - 189 - 70 points
    01/12/2017 - NBI Clearance - Hit
    01/17/2017 - Blessed!!! ITA Received!
    01/20/2017 - Got NBI ........ wrong address ulit nanaman (engot)
    01/30/2017 - Got NBI
    02/01/2017 - Medical Exam
    02/06/2017 - Wife's Medical - Health Clearance Provided - No action required - Mine : Examinations Ready for Assessment - No action required
    02/07/2017 - My medical got cleared - Health Clearance Provided - No action required
    02/07/2017 - Visa Lodged!
    02/18/2017 - Golden Email!!! Direct Grant!!!!! - Received on a saturday 9:40 AM
    xx May 2017 - Big Move! (Australian Format na dapat ang dates! :D )

  • towbeetowbee Posts: 190Member
    Joined: Jul 05, 2016
    edited March 2017
    Wow congrats sis @auitdreamer ! Thank you for your help din sa amin before :) Marami sa Jan batch ang Victoria. Ang Feb naman mostly NSW

    Occupation: Telecommunications Engineer (263311)
    13Jun16 - started gathering docs
    18Aug16 - IELTS (S)
    20Aug16 - IELTS (R/L/W)
    04Sep16 - IELTS Results (R 8.5/ L 7.5 / W 7/ S 6.5)
    08Sep16 - EOR (for IELTS Remarking)
    06Nov16 - CDR +RSE to EA (fast track)
    24Nov16 - positive EA outcome (Prof Engr, Bachelor's Degree, 8+ years work)
    07Dec16 - IELTS Remarking results (R 8.5 / L7.5 / W 7/ S7.5)
    17Dec16 - EOI for 189 (70 points)
    21Dec16 - ITA for 189
    21 Jan 17 - Medicals at Nationwide
    01 Feb 17 - Results forwarded to DIBP
    06 Feb 17 - Visa 189 lodged
    10 Feb 17 - Documents frontloaded
    20 Feb 17 - DIRECT GRANT --- Thank you Lord!
    xx Aug 17 - Big move - SYD

  • towbeetowbee Posts: 190Member
    Joined: Jul 05, 2016
    Agree ako kay @xiaolico. Iba ang saya pagkakuha ng grant. Then after a few hours umiiyak nako kasi may maiiwan dito... but anyway, generally happy pa rin talaga hahaha bittersweet nga

    Occupation: Telecommunications Engineer (263311)
    13Jun16 - started gathering docs
    18Aug16 - IELTS (S)
    20Aug16 - IELTS (R/L/W)
    04Sep16 - IELTS Results (R 8.5/ L 7.5 / W 7/ S 6.5)
    08Sep16 - EOR (for IELTS Remarking)
    06Nov16 - CDR +RSE to EA (fast track)
    24Nov16 - positive EA outcome (Prof Engr, Bachelor's Degree, 8+ years work)
    07Dec16 - IELTS Remarking results (R 8.5 / L7.5 / W 7/ S7.5)
    17Dec16 - EOI for 189 (70 points)
    21Dec16 - ITA for 189
    21 Jan 17 - Medicals at Nationwide
    01 Feb 17 - Results forwarded to DIBP
    06 Feb 17 - Visa 189 lodged
    10 Feb 17 - Documents frontloaded
    20 Feb 17 - DIRECT GRANT --- Thank you Lord!
    xx Aug 17 - Big move - SYD

  • auitdreamerauitdreamer Makati
    Posts: 625Member
    Joined: Oct 09, 2016
    @towbee @PCK Salamat :)

    @FireBREATHER Salamat! :) Of course, will include you in my prayers.

    261312 Developer Programmer 65 pts (Visa 189)

    Oct 3, 2016 Completed documents for ACS Assessment
    Oct 12, 2016 PTE-A Exam
    Oct 13, 2016 PTE-A Results W-90 S-84 R-90 L-90
    Oct 27, 2016 Submitted documents for ACS Assessment
    Nov 8, 2016 Received ACS Results - 3 yrs deducted
    Nov 20, 2016 Submitted EOI
    Dec 20, 2016 Received ITA
    Dec 29, 2016 NBI Clearance @ NBI Main Office, Ermita
    Jan 7, 2017 Lodged Visa (frontloaded all documents)
    Jan 10, 2017 Medical @ Nationwide Makati
    Jan 12, 2017 XRay cleared
    Jan 13, 2017 All Medicals cleared
    Jan 17, 2017 Uploaded Form 80 and Form 1221
    Jan 30, 2017 CO Contact requesting for Hubby's Proof of Functional English
    Mar 7, 2017 Golden Email! Thank you Lord! You're the best!

  • xiaolicoxiaolico Australia
    Posts: 798Member
    Joined: Aug 13, 2016
    @towbee hehe. Things will be better for all of us.

    May mag ofw ba next week wed? Yun ang sched namin ng wife Ko :)

    Computer Network and Systems Engineer - 263111
    Age 33-39- 25points
    English superior- 20points
    Bachelor's Degree- 15points
    Work Experience- 10pts
    Total- 70pts

    July 25, 2016- Lodged ACS
    August 2, 2016- Favorable letter from ACS
    January 10, 2017- Took PTE
    January 12, 2017- PTE exam results (L90 R86 S90 W79)
    January 12, 2017- EOI
    January 18, 2017- ITA received
    January 19, 2017- NBI (hit)
    January 23, 2017- Visa Lodge 189
    January 24, 2017- Medical bgc
    January 27, 2017- NBI clearance received
    February 2, 2017- Medical cleared (no action required)
    February 15, 2017- Grant
    October 26, 2017- Flight to Melbourne
    October 27, 2017- Landed in Melbourne
    July 27, 2018- Moved to Sydney
    October 11, 2019- Wife gave birth to a baby boy
    October 20, 2019- Applied for baby's birth certificate online
    October 23, 2019- Baby boy's birth certificate received
    October 25, 2019- Applied for baby's medicare
    October 31, 2019- Baby's medicare activated
    October 31, 2019- Applied for baby's citizenship certificate
    November 7, 2019- Received baby's citizenship certificate
    November 13, 2019- Applied for baby's passport
    November 20, 2019- Baby's AU passport received

  • romel78romel78 Singapore
    Posts: 50Member
    Joined: Jul 27, 2012
    @auitdreamer CONGRATS!!! Finally... We are so happy for you. God is great talaga.

    (263111 - Computer Network and Systems Engineer)

  • auitdreamerauitdreamer Makati
    Posts: 625Member
    Joined: Oct 09, 2016
    @romel78 Maraming salamat! Yes God is great! :D

    261312 Developer Programmer 65 pts (Visa 189)

    Oct 3, 2016 Completed documents for ACS Assessment
    Oct 12, 2016 PTE-A Exam
    Oct 13, 2016 PTE-A Results W-90 S-84 R-90 L-90
    Oct 27, 2016 Submitted documents for ACS Assessment
    Nov 8, 2016 Received ACS Results - 3 yrs deducted
    Nov 20, 2016 Submitted EOI
    Dec 20, 2016 Received ITA
    Dec 29, 2016 NBI Clearance @ NBI Main Office, Ermita
    Jan 7, 2017 Lodged Visa (frontloaded all documents)
    Jan 10, 2017 Medical @ Nationwide Makati
    Jan 12, 2017 XRay cleared
    Jan 13, 2017 All Medicals cleared
    Jan 17, 2017 Uploaded Form 80 and Form 1221
    Jan 30, 2017 CO Contact requesting for Hubby's Proof of Functional English
    Mar 7, 2017 Golden Email! Thank you Lord! You're the best!

  • xiaolicoxiaolico Australia
    Posts: 798Member
    Joined: Aug 13, 2016
    Question naman sa mga nag cfo seminar na. Sa online reservation, ano pinili niyo, emigrant or immigrant worker? Sa mga SI 189. Thanks

    Computer Network and Systems Engineer - 263111
    Age 33-39- 25points
    English superior- 20points
    Bachelor's Degree- 15points
    Work Experience- 10pts
    Total- 70pts

    July 25, 2016- Lodged ACS
    August 2, 2016- Favorable letter from ACS
    January 10, 2017- Took PTE
    January 12, 2017- PTE exam results (L90 R86 S90 W79)
    January 12, 2017- EOI
    January 18, 2017- ITA received
    January 19, 2017- NBI (hit)
    January 23, 2017- Visa Lodge 189
    January 24, 2017- Medical bgc
    January 27, 2017- NBI clearance received
    February 2, 2017- Medical cleared (no action required)
    February 15, 2017- Grant
    October 26, 2017- Flight to Melbourne
    October 27, 2017- Landed in Melbourne
    July 27, 2018- Moved to Sydney
    October 11, 2019- Wife gave birth to a baby boy
    October 20, 2019- Applied for baby's birth certificate online
    October 23, 2019- Baby boy's birth certificate received
    October 25, 2019- Applied for baby's medicare
    October 31, 2019- Baby's medicare activated
    October 31, 2019- Applied for baby's citizenship certificate
    November 7, 2019- Received baby's citizenship certificate
    November 13, 2019- Applied for baby's passport
    November 20, 2019- Baby's AU passport received

  • kayetrishkayetrish saudi arabia
    Posts: 104Member
    Joined: Jun 15, 2016
    Etong mga forms like Form 80, 1221 and 1193 are for primary applicant to fill up po b? or pti s mga dependent.. Senxa na wla pa ko EOI, soon pa lng hopefully, kaya trying to back read as much as I can, sa mga need ko iprepare..

    Husband (gen accountant)
    07/26/16- CPAA assessment
    07/30/16 - pathway 2 granted CPAA
    09/03/16- ASA member (CPAA)
    Jan 2017 - renewed membership
    Feb 2017 - PTE failed


    kayetrish (sonographer)
    Oct 2015- visited Hobart, Tasmania
    Feb 2016- IELTS (R-7.5, L-8, W-6.5, S-7, Overall=7)
    April 2016- IELTS remarking unchanged
    07/16/16- IELTS (R-6, L-8.5, W-7, S-6.5, Overall=7) not yet..:(
    August 2016- found out I'm pregnant.. yay!!! :)
    01/21/17- IELTS (R-8, L-8, W-7, S-6.5,Overall =7.5) don't give up
    03/08/17 -IELTS speaking changed to 7 (yay!! Thank u Lord)
    06/15/17-ASMIRT submission for overseas assessment
    06/19/17- ASMIRT received my docs

    "In God's Perfect Timing!! To God be the Glory.. :)"

  • shaynetotshaynetot Mandaluyong
    Posts: 186Member
    Joined: Feb 21, 2014
    @auitdreamer Pasama din sa list kahit tentative palang BM by June 2017 :) May fb group na ata ung pinoy au melbourne, pero ung January batch dito wala pang solong fb group heheheh

    External Auditor ANZSCO code 221213
    April 2016 - Visited Sydney and Melbourne with Hubby8
    August 2016 - Reviewed PTE-Academic
    5 Sept 2016 - Took the PTE-Academic exam; achieved the required CPAA score (R82/S65/L86/W90)
    19 Sept 2016 - Submitted docs to CPAA for migration assessment
    5 Oct 2016 - Received positive migration assessment;
    5 Oct 2016 - lodge EOI with 70 points
    21 Dec 2016 - Received invitation for 189
    16 January 2017 - medical at St. Luke's Ermita
    19 January 2017 - Lodged 189 visa
    24 January 2017 - Frontloaded all documents
    13 February 2017 - CO contact - Requested to tick the relevant box in item 43 of Form 80 ("Do you have children?")
    28 February 2017 - Visa Grant!!! Thank you Jesus!!!

  • auitdreamerauitdreamer Makati
    Posts: 625Member
    Joined: Oct 09, 2016
    @shaynetot yes we can also make a Jan batch group :)

    261312 Developer Programmer 65 pts (Visa 189)

    Oct 3, 2016 Completed documents for ACS Assessment
    Oct 12, 2016 PTE-A Exam
    Oct 13, 2016 PTE-A Results W-90 S-84 R-90 L-90
    Oct 27, 2016 Submitted documents for ACS Assessment
    Nov 8, 2016 Received ACS Results - 3 yrs deducted
    Nov 20, 2016 Submitted EOI
    Dec 20, 2016 Received ITA
    Dec 29, 2016 NBI Clearance @ NBI Main Office, Ermita
    Jan 7, 2017 Lodged Visa (frontloaded all documents)
    Jan 10, 2017 Medical @ Nationwide Makati
    Jan 12, 2017 XRay cleared
    Jan 13, 2017 All Medicals cleared
    Jan 17, 2017 Uploaded Form 80 and Form 1221
    Jan 30, 2017 CO Contact requesting for Hubby's Proof of Functional English
    Mar 7, 2017 Golden Email! Thank you Lord! You're the best!

  • auitdreamerauitdreamer Makati
    Posts: 625Member
    Joined: Oct 09, 2016
    edited March 2017
    I created an FB group for the Jan batch :)

    just PM me your FB names so I can add you up. So far I have added @Santi and @swirlycurly. Open to those who are active din dito sa Jan batch kahit nauwi sa Feb/March batch hehehe :)

    @shaynetot @freakazaa @PCK @chehrd @SAP_Melaka @towbee @xiaolico @romel78 @greatsoul @rami @tweety11 @Kris_New @mikee @MikeYanbu @caitlinplando @ginger_ice17 @jillybee @peanut1505 @baknir @BeroMoves @RPhwithOZdream @Heprex @Noodles12 @gingpoy @2pe @DrAgKurt

    261312 Developer Programmer 65 pts (Visa 189)

    Oct 3, 2016 Completed documents for ACS Assessment
    Oct 12, 2016 PTE-A Exam
    Oct 13, 2016 PTE-A Results W-90 S-84 R-90 L-90
    Oct 27, 2016 Submitted documents for ACS Assessment
    Nov 8, 2016 Received ACS Results - 3 yrs deducted
    Nov 20, 2016 Submitted EOI
    Dec 20, 2016 Received ITA
    Dec 29, 2016 NBI Clearance @ NBI Main Office, Ermita
    Jan 7, 2017 Lodged Visa (frontloaded all documents)
    Jan 10, 2017 Medical @ Nationwide Makati
    Jan 12, 2017 XRay cleared
    Jan 13, 2017 All Medicals cleared
    Jan 17, 2017 Uploaded Form 80 and Form 1221
    Jan 30, 2017 CO Contact requesting for Hubby's Proof of Functional English
    Mar 7, 2017 Golden Email! Thank you Lord! You're the best!

  • auitdreamerauitdreamer Makati
    Posts: 625Member
    Joined: Oct 09, 2016
    @kayetrish i filled up both form 80 and 1221 for me and my hubby :)

    261312 Developer Programmer 65 pts (Visa 189)

    Oct 3, 2016 Completed documents for ACS Assessment
    Oct 12, 2016 PTE-A Exam
    Oct 13, 2016 PTE-A Results W-90 S-84 R-90 L-90
    Oct 27, 2016 Submitted documents for ACS Assessment
    Nov 8, 2016 Received ACS Results - 3 yrs deducted
    Nov 20, 2016 Submitted EOI
    Dec 20, 2016 Received ITA
    Dec 29, 2016 NBI Clearance @ NBI Main Office, Ermita
    Jan 7, 2017 Lodged Visa (frontloaded all documents)
    Jan 10, 2017 Medical @ Nationwide Makati
    Jan 12, 2017 XRay cleared
    Jan 13, 2017 All Medicals cleared
    Jan 17, 2017 Uploaded Form 80 and Form 1221
    Jan 30, 2017 CO Contact requesting for Hubby's Proof of Functional English
    Mar 7, 2017 Golden Email! Thank you Lord! You're the best!

  • shaynetotshaynetot Mandaluyong
    Posts: 186Member
    Joined: Feb 21, 2014
    @auitdreamer PM sent :)

    External Auditor ANZSCO code 221213
    April 2016 - Visited Sydney and Melbourne with Hubby8
    August 2016 - Reviewed PTE-Academic
    5 Sept 2016 - Took the PTE-Academic exam; achieved the required CPAA score (R82/S65/L86/W90)
    19 Sept 2016 - Submitted docs to CPAA for migration assessment
    5 Oct 2016 - Received positive migration assessment;
    5 Oct 2016 - lodge EOI with 70 points
    21 Dec 2016 - Received invitation for 189
    16 January 2017 - medical at St. Luke's Ermita
    19 January 2017 - Lodged 189 visa
    24 January 2017 - Frontloaded all documents
    13 February 2017 - CO contact - Requested to tick the relevant box in item 43 of Form 80 ("Do you have children?")
    28 February 2017 - Visa Grant!!! Thank you Jesus!!!

  • auitdreamerauitdreamer Makati
    Posts: 625Member
    Joined: Oct 09, 2016
    edited March 2017
    @SAP_Melaka and @shaynetot added to the group :)

    PM nyo lang ako :)

    261312 Developer Programmer 65 pts (Visa 189)

    Oct 3, 2016 Completed documents for ACS Assessment
    Oct 12, 2016 PTE-A Exam
    Oct 13, 2016 PTE-A Results W-90 S-84 R-90 L-90
    Oct 27, 2016 Submitted documents for ACS Assessment
    Nov 8, 2016 Received ACS Results - 3 yrs deducted
    Nov 20, 2016 Submitted EOI
    Dec 20, 2016 Received ITA
    Dec 29, 2016 NBI Clearance @ NBI Main Office, Ermita
    Jan 7, 2017 Lodged Visa (frontloaded all documents)
    Jan 10, 2017 Medical @ Nationwide Makati
    Jan 12, 2017 XRay cleared
    Jan 13, 2017 All Medicals cleared
    Jan 17, 2017 Uploaded Form 80 and Form 1221
    Jan 30, 2017 CO Contact requesting for Hubby's Proof of Functional English
    Mar 7, 2017 Golden Email! Thank you Lord! You're the best!

  • SAP_MelakaSAP_Melaka Shanghai
    Posts: 542Member
    Joined: Apr 07, 2016
    @auitdreamer Thank you!

    ANZSCO Code 261111 (ICT Business Analyst)


    19.05.2016 - Completed ACS requirements
    25.05.2016 - Submitted documents for ACS assessment
    06.06.2016 - Positive Assessment. AQF Bachelor Degree (2 yrs. deduction)
    25.08.2016 - PTE (AUG Malaysia)
    05.09.2016 - PTE Result L/R/S/W - 78/81/73/79
    06.10.2016 - PTE Retake (AUG Malaysia)
    11.10.2016 - PTE Result L/R/S/W - 88/85/87/90 Finally!
    11.10.2016 - Submitted EOI 189/190 (65/70)
    03.01.2017 - Updated points due to skilled employment of 3yrs. 189/190 (70/75)
    03.01.2017 - ITA received! Thank you Lord! (189)
    04.01.2017 - ITA received (190 - Victoria)
    21.01.2017 - Medical @ LifeCare Kuala Lumpur
    23.01.2017 - Health clearance provided – no action required
    14.02.2017 - VISA Lodged!
    09.03.2017 - Direct Grant! Thank you Lord

    13.10.2017 - Initial entry (Melbourne)
    15.04.2018 - Big Move!

  • SantiSanti Melbourne
    Posts: 174Member
    Joined: Jan 05, 2013
    Thanks for adding me up in fb group, @auitdreamer

    TIMELINE
    254418 Registered Nurse (Medical)
    Skilled Independent 189
    24 Oct 2015 -IELTS Academic Quad 7 score
    10 Jun 2016 -Start of IRON Course
    25 Aug 2016 -End of IRON Course
    27 Sep 2016 - AU RN status
    27 Nov 2016 -ANMAC finalised
    05 Dec 2016 -EOI submission 65 points
    21 Dec 2016. -Invitation To Apply received
    15 Jan 2017 -Lodged 189 visa
    08 Feb 2017 -Medicals finalised
    10 Feb 2017 - DIRECT GRANT @ 1:02PM by GSM Adelaide
    11 Mar 2017 - THE BIG MOVE! (IED 22 Mar 2017)

  • xiaolicoxiaolico Australia
    Posts: 798Member
    Joined: Aug 13, 2016
    @auitdreamer name sent :)

    Computer Network and Systems Engineer - 263111
    Age 33-39- 25points
    English superior- 20points
    Bachelor's Degree- 15points
    Work Experience- 10pts
    Total- 70pts

    July 25, 2016- Lodged ACS
    August 2, 2016- Favorable letter from ACS
    January 10, 2017- Took PTE
    January 12, 2017- PTE exam results (L90 R86 S90 W79)
    January 12, 2017- EOI
    January 18, 2017- ITA received
    January 19, 2017- NBI (hit)
    January 23, 2017- Visa Lodge 189
    January 24, 2017- Medical bgc
    January 27, 2017- NBI clearance received
    February 2, 2017- Medical cleared (no action required)
    February 15, 2017- Grant
    October 26, 2017- Flight to Melbourne
    October 27, 2017- Landed in Melbourne
    July 27, 2018- Moved to Sydney
    October 11, 2019- Wife gave birth to a baby boy
    October 20, 2019- Applied for baby's birth certificate online
    October 23, 2019- Baby boy's birth certificate received
    October 25, 2019- Applied for baby's medicare
    October 31, 2019- Baby's medicare activated
    October 31, 2019- Applied for baby's citizenship certificate
    November 7, 2019- Received baby's citizenship certificate
    November 13, 2019- Applied for baby's passport
    November 20, 2019- Baby's AU passport received

  • auitdreamerauitdreamer Makati
    Posts: 625Member
    Joined: Oct 09, 2016
    @xiaolico added! :)

    261312 Developer Programmer 65 pts (Visa 189)

    Oct 3, 2016 Completed documents for ACS Assessment
    Oct 12, 2016 PTE-A Exam
    Oct 13, 2016 PTE-A Results W-90 S-84 R-90 L-90
    Oct 27, 2016 Submitted documents for ACS Assessment
    Nov 8, 2016 Received ACS Results - 3 yrs deducted
    Nov 20, 2016 Submitted EOI
    Dec 20, 2016 Received ITA
    Dec 29, 2016 NBI Clearance @ NBI Main Office, Ermita
    Jan 7, 2017 Lodged Visa (frontloaded all documents)
    Jan 10, 2017 Medical @ Nationwide Makati
    Jan 12, 2017 XRay cleared
    Jan 13, 2017 All Medicals cleared
    Jan 17, 2017 Uploaded Form 80 and Form 1221
    Jan 30, 2017 CO Contact requesting for Hubby's Proof of Functional English
    Mar 7, 2017 Golden Email! Thank you Lord! You're the best!

  • xiaolicoxiaolico Australia
    Posts: 798Member
    Joined: Aug 13, 2016
    @auitdreamer salamat. Grabe lahat tayo may common friends. Small world hehe. Thanks for making the group

    Computer Network and Systems Engineer - 263111
    Age 33-39- 25points
    English superior- 20points
    Bachelor's Degree- 15points
    Work Experience- 10pts
    Total- 70pts

    July 25, 2016- Lodged ACS
    August 2, 2016- Favorable letter from ACS
    January 10, 2017- Took PTE
    January 12, 2017- PTE exam results (L90 R86 S90 W79)
    January 12, 2017- EOI
    January 18, 2017- ITA received
    January 19, 2017- NBI (hit)
    January 23, 2017- Visa Lodge 189
    January 24, 2017- Medical bgc
    January 27, 2017- NBI clearance received
    February 2, 2017- Medical cleared (no action required)
    February 15, 2017- Grant
    October 26, 2017- Flight to Melbourne
    October 27, 2017- Landed in Melbourne
    July 27, 2018- Moved to Sydney
    October 11, 2019- Wife gave birth to a baby boy
    October 20, 2019- Applied for baby's birth certificate online
    October 23, 2019- Baby boy's birth certificate received
    October 25, 2019- Applied for baby's medicare
    October 31, 2019- Baby's medicare activated
    October 31, 2019- Applied for baby's citizenship certificate
    November 7, 2019- Received baby's citizenship certificate
    November 13, 2019- Applied for baby's passport
    November 20, 2019- Baby's AU passport received

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