All you need to know about student visas

All you need to know about student visas

A record number of international students choose Australia. The latest government figures show that the majority of these overseas students make their home in New South Wales, followed by Victoria and Queensland with Western Australia coming fourth.

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VSA achieves two week turnaround for business visitor visas

VSA achieves two week turnaround for business visitor visas

It’s not uncommon for businesses to want visas within a fast turn around time, and here at Visa Solutions Australia we do all we can to ensure they are approved and issued by the Department of Immigration as soon as possible. We recently received a request from Perth based Global Integrated Operations who are a business consultancy advising on improving productivity and supply.

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Why use a registered migration agent?

Why use a registered migration agent?

It's easy to understand why people lodge visa applications themselves, as they think it will save time and money. The trouble is that there can be long-term ramifications if a visa application is not lodged correctly.

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What should I do now the 457 has been abolished?

What should I do now the 457 has been abolished?

The Federal Government has made major changes which will affect users and holders of the sub class 457 visa. Managing Director of VSA Dan Engles said the changes will make accessing temporary skilled labour for international markets more difficult. "The problem is that some existing 457 holders may be trapped with existing employers because new nominations are not being approved from those occupations, removed from the list" "This announcement is a reaction to the politics around skilled migration in recent years as opposed to any significant flaws in the 457 visa system." Those in the offshore sectors will find that occupations where they've been able to fill gaps with skilled workers have now been removed. Vessels coming to Australia for resource projects will struggle to fill key positions. Maritime professionals are already in international short supply and companies will struggle to fill these roles."

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What are the consequences of a fake marriage in Australia?

What are the consequences of a fake marriage in Australia?

The Australian Government is getting tough on those who are trying to come into this country illegally by targeting scam marriages or those which they don’t believe are genuine. Partner migration accounts for a quarter of the total migrant intake and 70,000 are expected to be submitted this year with around 48,000 being approved. The highest number of applicants come from China, UK, India and Vietnam.

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WA Labor Migration Policy, What It Will Mean? - Visa Solutions Australia

WA Labor Migration Policy, What It Will Mean? - Visa Solutions Australia

What will a Labor Government mean for migration policy for WA?

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