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Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of December 2007

Australian visa processing timeline December 2007Hi 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

Skilled Migration visas

All paper based applications for Class BN, BQ, BR, UX and UZ visas (Subclasses 134, 136, 137, 138, 139, 495 and 496): 24 January 2007

e-lodged Skilled Independent Regional (Provisional) applications: 17 August 2007

General Skilled Migration visas- Class VE, VF,VB and VC visas (subclasses 175, 176, 475, 476, 885, 886, 887, 485 and 487)

E-lodged (on-line) applications: 21 September 2007

Paper based applications: allocations yet to commence

If a visa application was made more than two weeks before the relevant date shown above and you have not been contacted by a case officer please contact the Adelaide Skilled Processing Centre from thier web page



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