Latest News and Changes
- Beware of Visa Scams
To avoid being scammed, you can check the Register of Migration Agents on the OMARA website, to receive the protections of an OMARA registered Migration Agent.
There are Australian registered migration agents working all around the world in countries such as India, the United Kingdom, China and New Zealand, just to name a few. These agents are subject to the same Code of Conduct, professional development and regulations as registered migration agents based in Australia. More information about Australia’s efforts to ensure the integrity of the migration advice profession is available at: www.mara.gov.au
From 1 July, applications for Work and Holiday (subclass 462) visas must be lodged online via the Department of Home Affairs’ website. Paper applications will no longer be accepted through our Australian Visa Application Centres in Indonesia.
Australia’s Working Holiday Maker (WHM) program is being expanded. WHM visa holders who carry out 6 months of work in regional areas after 1 July, while on their second Working Holiday (subclass 417) visa or Work and Holiday (subclass 462) visa, may be eligible to apply for a third visa. Click here for more info: Department of Home Affairs.
On 1 July 2019, applications opened for the new Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 870) visa. This visa allows the parent(s) of a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen (or their spouse or de facto partner’s parent(s)) to visit Australia for up to 3 or 5 years. For information about requirements and costs, visit the Department of Home Affairs’ website.
From 1 March 2019, all Indonesian nationals applying for a Medical Treatment visa to Australia (subclass 602) must apply online via Immi Account. Further information regarding Immi Account Is available on the Department of Home Affair’s website.
As per 1 July 2018, all Indonesian nationals applying for Transit visa to Australia (subclass 771) must apply online via Immi Account. Futher information available on the Department of Home Affairs’s website.
From 18 November 2017, all Indonesian nationals can apply for a Visitor Visa (subclass 600) online via Immi Account. Online lodgement is the Department of Home Affairs’s preferred lodgement channel. Further information regarding Immi Account is available on the Department of Home Affairs’s website.
From 1 November 2017, it is mandatory to have an appointment to submit visa applications an Australia Visa Application Centre (AVAC) in Indonesia. Follow this link for more details or to schedule an appointment.
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