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A guide to Australian bridging visas

A guide to Australian bridging visas

If you are considering travelling to Australia in order to lodge a further application, you need to consider what rights you will have on a bridging visa. You need to know information such as when you might be eligible for work rights or when you are able to travel....

19mths to assess a Subclass 461…

19mths to assess a Subclass 461…

As if it was the final insult to NZ citizens wanting to live in Australia, the global processing time for subclass 461 visas (NZders wanting to bring their partner or child to Australia to live with them) has ballooned out to a staggering 19...

New Zealand Partnership Visa Options

New Zealand Partnership Visa Options

I am a NZ citizen or resident and I want to bring my non-NZ partner, who is currently overseas, to NZ to live with me. What type of application should I make? This is a very common question that we get at VisaAide so I just thought I’d shed some light on the matter....

The End of the NZ Rugby Visa?

The End of the NZ Rugby Visa?

The Specific Purpose or Event visa may be in jeopardy. The Specific Purpose or Event visa (SPV), commonly referred to as the “Rugby Visa” has changed recently. This change indicates that a sports player that currently holds an SPV is unable to apply for a new SPV...

NZ Post Study Work Visa Changes Coming

NZ Post Study Work Visa Changes Coming

Changes to New Zealand Post Study Visas Coming - June 2018 The post-study work visas currently allow international students who have completed their qualification in New Zealand with the opportunity to gain practical experience in their chosen field. There are 2...

Top Five Tips For Improving Your Australian Visitor Visa Application

Australian Subclass 400, 408 & 482 Work Visas

You are a New Zealand employer needing to send your worker to Australia, but you’re unsure which visa is the best option. Here’s some tips and information to help you and your employee decide which visa to apply for. Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa...