Australia Travel Restrictions because of COVID-19
Australia entry ban
From 9pm AEDT 20 March 2020, you can enter in Australia only if you are:
- Australian citizen
- Permanent resident
- A New Zealand citizen usually resident in Australia
- Immediate family member (spouse, dependents and legal guardians)
All people entering Australia must self-isolate for 14 days, at home or in a hotel.
If you are in Australia
- If you hold a valid visa you must apply for a new visa before your current visa expires.
- If your visa has the No further stay condition and has less than 2 months validity remaining you can request to waive this condition.
- If your visa has expired, you need to apply for Bridging E visa (BVE) immediately in order to become lawful. A BVE keeps you lawful while you make arrangements to leave or finalise your immigration matter.
If you can’t enter to Australia
- For temporary visa holders, you will need to apply for a new visa once the travel restrictions are lifted.
- Permanent visa holders should contact the departmental office which granted their visa, but only when they are able to travel.
- Student visas can’t be extended. The student will need to apply for a new visa that meets their current needs.
- If a student requires additional time to complete their studies (beyond their visa expiry date) they will need to apply for a new student visa and will require a new Confirmation of Enrolment.
- Australia’s major supermarkets and residential aged-care will temporarily be able to offer more hours to international student employees to help critical staff shortages.
What are Australia PR visa types?
However, Australia immigration is a vast immigration process, following are the visa types under PR visa:
- Skilled Independent (Sub-Class 189) Visa
- Skilled Nominated (Sub-Class 190) Visa
- Skilled Nominated Or Sponsored (Provisional) (Subclass 489) Visa
Australia PR Process Step by Step from India
Step 1: Occupation list (ANZCO code)
Step 2: Check Eligibility criteria
Step 3: Assessment
Step 4: English Language (IELTS/OET)
Step 5: EOI (Expression of Interest)
Step 6: State Nomination Application
Step 7: Visa Application
Step 8: Medical Exams and Police Certificates
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