Are you still waiting for the decision on your application for substantive visa? Or, are you waiting to for your legal status to be retained while you make arrangements to leave Australia as your former visa has already expired or about to expire? Be sure to get the Bridging Visa Australia. This visa type has five categories with nearly equivalent features that can offer you benefits and freedom to legitimately stay in this country.
Bridging Visa Australia Categories
You can apply for Bridging Visa 010 if you are in Australia on a substantive Australian visa and have applied for another substantive visa.
This visa lets an applicant lawfully stay in the country till their visa application is processed, however visa subclass 010 does not let you return to Australia once you decide to leave.
You will be eligible for this visa if you need another bridging visa as the decision on your substantive visa is not yet made, you are facing financial distress and in urgent need to work, but your current bridging visa does not have working rights. You might have to prove that with proper documents or your substantive visa application has been rejected and you have applied for judicial review and need distinct visa to stay in the country lawfully.
You can apply for Bridging Visa B (subclass 020) if you are currently in Australia but the substantive visa you’re holding is about to expire. You must in Australia when you apply for this visa.
The Bridging Visa B Australia allows one to leave and go back to Australia with a substantial reason during a particular period of time while their substantive visa application is under process. Once BVB has been granted, the specified period for travel can no longer be extended or changed.
An applicant is eligible for this visa if they are in Australia while lodging a bridging visa application and do not have intentions to work in Australia, if visa restricts you from doing so.
An individual can apply for Bridging Visa C Australia if S/he is in Australia and not holding a substantive visa or a BVE and hasn’t had a BVE since he last held a substantive visa.
With the Bridging Visa Subclass 030 an individual is entitled to stay in Australia lawfully until a decision on their substantive visa application is made. This visa does not let an applicant go back to Australia should he decide to leave.
You are eligible for this visa if you left Australia on your previous bridging visa 030 and wish to apply again for similar visa or your substantive visa application has been rejected and you have applied for judicial review and need distinct visa to stay in the country lawfully.
An individual can apply for Bridging Visa D if they are in Australia and do not hold any visa to stay in Australia.
This temporary visa lets an individual for a short period to make an application for substantive visa or until they get Bridging visa E or make arrangements to leave Australia. It does not permit an individual to work or return to Australia if he decides to leave. If he/she works, his/her BVD then, might be cancelled.
An individual will be eligible to obtain the Bridging Visa D Subclass 040 if he does not hold a visa or he has one that is about to expire in the next three working days following the day he applied for the BVD or tried but failed to apply for a substantive visa (for instance, he did not pay the proper charges or filled out the wrong application form for visa – however, he can apply for one within the next five working days and for Subclass 041 an authorized officer is unavailable for an interview and have either not been able to or do not want to apply for a substantive visa.
An individual can apply for the Bridging Visa E (subclass 050) if they have been an unlawful or non-citizen, a BVE (subclass 050) or BVD (subclass 041) holder, making arrangements to leave Australia or applying for a substantive visa. For Subclass 051 can apply if was refused immigration clearance or bypassed immigration clearance within 45 days.
The Bridging Visa E lets one stay in Australia if his substantive visa ends and is waiting for an immigration decision or making arrangements to leave the country. This visa does not permit one though, to return to Australia if he decides to leave.
To be eligible for Subclass 050 an applicant must have applied for a substantive visa to live in Australia and same must be in quest of merits or judicial review of a decision for visa, or decision for citizenship. And for Subclass 051 Visa the applicant must have applied for a protection visa and meet other specific requirements that are age, health or nomination-related or meets the further subclass 051 requirements.
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Throughout the process we stand by your side and notify you of the progress and all the relevant information concerning your visa file till the visa outcome is received. If you want to apply for a Bridging visa and not sure whether you should go for it or other visas like temporary work visa in Australia then contact us and we will assess your file before making visa application to get best results.