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Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of September 2008

By |September 9th, 2008|

This months update is a little longer as application processing is now undertaken between two centres based in Brisbane and Adelaide.

Although splitting the processing across two processing centres should ultimately reduce the amount of time it takes to process Australian Visas, applicants should be mindful that applications sent to Adelaide which are now processed at the Brisbane offices are in transit to the new processing centre.

To discuss the current timeline, please feel free to post in our Australian Visa Timeline Forum or the thread for this current updated posted here.

Brisbane Skilled Processing Centre – Processing information as of the 1st September 2008

From 1 July 2008 certain General Skilled Migration applications are now being processed in Brisbane.

The Brisbane office will now process the following General Skilled Migration visa applications that have been lodged electronically for Onshore applicants: […]

Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of April 2008

By |April 1st, 2008|

Well, we’re into April so let’s look at the current Australian Visa Processing timelines for April 2008.

To discuss this post, please use the appropriate thread in our forums here

PROCESSING AND ALLOCATION INFORMATION – For the week of 1 April 008

Applications lodged on or before the dates shown below have been allocated to case […]

Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of January 2008

By |January 2nd, 2008|

Well, we’re into 2008 so let’s look at the current Processing timelines for January.

To discuss this post, please use the appropriate thread in our forums here

The Australia Immigration Department put into operation major reforms to the General Skilled Migration (GSM) programme with effect from 1 September 2007.

Prior to the introduction of these changes there was a significant increase in the volume of applications received by the department.

The surge in applications resulted in delays in getting all of these applications receipted and acknowledged.

All applications lodged prior to 1 September 2007 have now been processed and receipted. While every effort is being made to acknowledge these applications as quickly as possible there will be
a delay before a full acknowledgement is made.

As of 1st January 2008 the ASPC Admin Section is processing applications as follows: […]

Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of December 2007

By |December 9th, 2007|

Hi folks, please find below the latest time lines from the ASPC. Any comments or questions please post in the appropriate thread made in our forums here

PROCESSING AND ALLOCATION INFORMATION – For the week of 26 November 2007

Applications lodged on or before the dates shown below have been allocated to case officers for further processing.

Onshore Skilled visas (permanent and provisional)

Student/Graduate applications – Class DD and DE visas

Paper based applications: 15 June 2007 (subclass 880), 16 April 2007 (subclass 881) and 18 April 2007 (subclass 882)

E-lodged (on-line) applications: 20 July 2007 (subclass 880) and 30 July 2007 (subclass 881) and 30 July 2007 (subclass 882)

Onshore Skilled Independent Regional (Provisional) (SIR) – Class UX visas

Paper based applications:7 August 2007
eSIR (on-line) applications: 26 July 2007

New Zealand Citizen (Residence) – Class DB visas

All applications: all applications are now allocated to case officers […]

Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of November 2007

By |November 1st, 2007|

Hi folks, please find below the latest time lines from the ASPC. Any comments or questions please post in the appropriate thread made in our forums here

As of November 2007 the ASPC admin section is processing as follows:

Applications lodged on or before the dates shown below have been allocated to case officers for further processing.

Student/Graduate applications – Class DD and DE visas

Paper based applications: 3 May 2007 (subclass 880), 9 March 2007 (subclass 881) and 9 March 2007 (subclass 882)

E-lodged (on-line) applications: 7 July 2007 (subclass 880) and 26 July 2007 (subclass 881) and 26 July 2007 (subclass 882)

Onshore Skilled Independent Regional (Provisional) (SIR) – Class UX visas

Paper based applications: 7 August 2007
eSIR (on-line) applications: 23 April 2007 […]

Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of October 2007

By |October 4th, 2007|

Latest time lines from the ASPC. Any comments or questions then please post them in the thread posted in our forums here

As of 2 October 2007 the ASPC admin section is processing as follows:

Onshore Applications: receipting applications received on 31 August 2007 and acknowledging applications received on 31 August 2007.

Offshore Applications: receipting applications received on 23 July 2007 and acknowledging applications received on 27 June 2007.

Applicants and representatives who have not authorised e-mail communication will not receive separate advice that the ASPC has received and receipted an application and will receive the standard acknowledgement letter and receipt details in due course.

Please note that any delay in acknowledging an application does not affect the date on which a valid application is recorded as having been received and does not delay processing of the application.

Once an application has been acknowledged a case officer is appointed to assess each application as soon as possible, however, the ASPC receives a large number of applications and you will not be contacted immediately. […]

News from the ASPC

By |October 4th, 2007|

A number of annoucements from the ASPC which may be of interest to applicants currently going through the application process.

Delays in receipting applications

The Department has implemented major reforms to the General Skilled Migration (GSM) programme on 1 September 2007 to further improve the effectiveness of the skilled migration programme.

Prior to the implementation of these […]

Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of September 2007

By |September 1st, 2007|

Well, I can’t believe that it’s September all ready!

If you want to know what the current processing timelines are looking like then have a quick look at the information below. No real improvement or catch up since last month by the looks of things.

If you have sent your own Australian Visa Application during September, why not post to our September 2007 Applications thread by clicking here and join other members on your same timeline :)

The ASPC admin section is currently processing Visa Applications as follows:

Onshore Applications: receipting applications received on 14 August 2007 and acknowledging applications received on 14 August 2007.

Offshore Applications: receipting applications received on 16 July 2007 and acknowledging applications received on 31 May 2007. […]

Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of August 2007

By |August 4th, 2007|

Hey folks, at time of typing the ASPC admin section is processing as follows, if you have applied during August why not say hi in our August Applications thread and join other members on the same time line.

Onshore Applications: receipting applications received on 18 July 2007 and acknowledging applications received on 18 July […]

ASPC Changes Method of Receipting and Acknowledging Applications

By |June 17th, 2007|

The ASPC has changed the method of receipting and acknowledging applications to improve the service provided to clients which will be a comfort to many folks sending in their applications.

Once an application has been receipted it will undergo validity checking.

An acknowledgement letter with a client reference number and receipt will be sent approximately six […]

Telephone or email enquiries to the ASPC

By |January 23rd, 2007|

The ASPC have published Information on making telephone or email enquiries to their offices.
This system has been established to provide consistent and efficient responses to email enquiries and you are requested not to send enquiries to individual departmental officers regarding an application unless specifically requested to do so.
The new section on the ASPC Site provides advice on how to:
Check the progress of your online application
[…]

Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of 1st October 2006

By |October 2nd, 2006|

NEWS

Please note that on Monday 2nd of October the ASPC will be closed because there is a public holiday in South Australia. To provide timely information to applicants and migration agents the proposed allocation dates for the 3rd of October are shown below following those for the 26th of September.

Acknowledgment of Applications

The ASPC […]

Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of 1st September 2006

By |September 5th, 2006|

The ASPC is current experiencing some delays in receipting and acknowledging applications and regrets the inconvenience this may be causing applicants and their representatives. While this backlog exists information will be provided here daily about what applications are currently being receipted. This backlog in receipting is being addressed and will be rectified […]

Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of 1st August

By |August 2nd, 2006|

Hi Folks, Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of 1st August.

News

Please note that there are no changes to the allocation dates for Offshore, SIR or New Zealand visa applications this week.

Applications for Subclass 139 – Skilled – Designated Area-sponsored visas must have been received by the Department by 30 June 2006. Applications received after this date are invalid.

Processing and Allocation Information

As advised on the DIMA website processing of an application will usually commence within seven (7) working days of its receipt by the department.

This means that an application is receipted, acknowledged and a file number is allocated. […]

Latest Australia Visa Processing Times

By |July 18th, 2006|

Latest Processing times for July:

As advised on the DIMA website processing of an application will usually commence within seven (7) working days of its receipt by the department.

This means that an application is receipted, acknowledged and a file number is allocated.

Once this has occurred a case officer is appointed to assess each application as […]

Current Processing Times for Aussie Visas May 2006

By |May 26th, 2006|

DIMA have finally started advertising the allocation to case officer times.

The information is updated weekly so I’ll start posting the latest updates from time to time on getting down under. The most up to date info is also available by sending a blank e-mail to: aspc.processing@immi.gov.au.

Processing Information

A case officer will be appointed to assess the application as soon as possible, however, the ASPC receives a large number of applications and you will not be contacted immediately.

Applications lodged on the dates shown below are currently being allocated to case officers for further processing:

The latest figures are below. […]