Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of September 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 […]

News from the ASPC

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 […]

Telephone or email enquiries to the ASPC

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 […]

Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of 1st September 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 […]

Latest Australia Visa Processing Times

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 […]