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Visa application processing times

Visa application processing times Last updated: 19 June 2018 (for month ending 31 May 2018) Visa Type Stream (if available) 75% of applications processed in 90% of applications processed in Visitor visas 651 eVisitor 1 business day 2 days 600 Visitor Tourist1 19 days...

Skill Select Invitations issued on 11 December 2018

https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/working-in-australia/skillselect/invitation-rounds So 11 December 2018 Invitation round Invitation process and cut offs The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have...

Occupation ceilings for the 2017-2018

The table below shows the occupation ceilings for the 2017-2018 program year for each occupation on the list of eligible skilled occupations by four-digit ANZSCO code unit group. Occupation ceiling values are based on a percentage of stock employment figures for each...

Same-sex relationships visa applicants

  From 9 December 2017, you can apply for a visa as your partner’s ‘spouse’ if you are in a same-sex marriage following the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Australia. Under the changes, if you are in a same-sex marriage you can apply for a visa as your...

Current Visa application processing times

Last updated: 18 December 2019

VisaStream75% Of Visas Processed90% Of Visas ProcessedAdditional Information
100 – Partner (Migrant) visa (subclass 100)21 months32 months​Processing time for subclass 801 Partner (permanent) visa and 100 Partner (permanent) visa is from date of eligibility (2 years after the 820/801 or 309/100 application is lodged) to finalisation.
101 – Child (subclass 101)12 months16 months
102 – Adoption (subclass 102)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
117 – Orphan Relative (subclass 117)37 months47 months
124 – Distinguished Talent (subclass 124)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
132 – Business Talent (subclass 132)Significant Business History23 months25 months
132 – Business Talent (subclass 132)Venture Capital EntrepreneurUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
143 – Contributory Parent (subclass 143)Processing times are not available for this visaProcessing times are not available for this visaFor information related to queue release dates and visa processing times, see Parent visas queue release dates.
151 – Former resident (subclass 151)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
155 – Resident Return 5 Year (subclass 155)3 days49 days​Applications that do not meet the residence requirement will take longer to finalise than the published processing times advertised above. Processing timeframes for these applications can be up to 12 weeks
157 – Resident Return 3mth (subclass 157)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
159 – Provisional Resident Return (subclass 159)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
173 – Contributory Parent (subclass 173)Processing times are not available for this visaProcessing times are not available for this visaFor information related to queue release dates and visa processing times, see Parent visas queue release dates.
186 – Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186)Direct Entry Pathway5 months15 months
186 – Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186)Agreement Pathway50 days68 days
186 – Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186)Transition Pathway6 months12 months
187 – Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187)Direct Entry Pathway21 months24 months
187 – Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187)Transition Pathway5 months8 months
188 – Business Innovation & Investment (Provisional) (subclass 188)Business Innovation24 months25 months
188 – Business Innovation & Investment (Provisional) (subclass 188)Investor22 months26 months
188 – Business Innovation & Investment (Provisional) (subclass 188)Significant InvestorUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
188 – Business Innovation & Investment (Provisional) (subclass 188)Premium InvestorUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
188 – Business Innovation & Investment (Provisional) (subclass 188)EntrepreneurUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
188 – Business Innovation & Investment (Provisional) (subclass 188)Business Innovation ExtensionUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
188 – Business Innovation & Investment (Provisional) (subclass 188)Significant Investor ExtensionUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
189 – Skilled Independent (subclass 189)Points-TestedUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
189 – Skilled Independent (subclass 189)New Zealand11 months16 months
190 – Skilled Nominated (subclass 190)8 months10 months
300 – Prospective Marriage (subclass 300)18 months24 months
309 – Partner (Provisional) (subclass 309)17 months20 months
400 – Temporary Work (short stay) (subclass 400)14 days18 days
403 – Temporary Work (International Relations) (subclass 403)Government Agreement17 days4 months
403 – Temporary Work (International Relations) (subclass 403)Foreign Government Agency18 days83 days
403 – Temporary Work (International Relations) (subclass 403)Domestic Worker (Diplomatic or Consular)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
403 – Temporary Work (International Relations) (subclass 403)Seasonal Worker Program8 days10 days
403 – Temporary Work (International Relations) (subclass 403)Privileges and ImmunitiesUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
403 – Temporary Work (International Relations) (subclass 403)Pacific Labour Scheme8 days10 days
405 – Investor Retirement (subclass 405)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
407 – Training visa (subclass 407)44 days66 days
408 – Temporary Work Activity visa (subclass 408)Entertainment Activities13 days21 days
408 – Temporary Work Activity visa (subclass 408)Research Activities28 days55 days
408 – Temporary Work Activity visa (subclass 408)Religious Work41 days74 days
408 – Temporary Work Activity visa (subclass 408)Special Programs14 days26 days
408 – Temporary Work Activity visa (subclass 408)Invited for Other Social and Cultural Activity14 days19 days
408 – Temporary Work Activity visa (subclass 408)Australian Government Endorsed EventsProcessing times are not available for this visaProcessing times are not available for this visa
408 – Temporary Work Activity visa (subclass 408)Exchange ArrangementsUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
408 – Temporary Work Activity visa (subclass 408)Superyacht Crew4 days7 days
408 – Temporary Work Activity visa (subclass 408)Domestic Work for ExecutivesUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
408 – Temporary Work Activity visa (subclass 408)Sporting Activities22 days43 days
417 – Working Holiday (subclass 417)12 days35 days
445 – Dependent Child (subclass 445)12 months13 months
457 – Temporary Work (Skilled) (subclass 457) (Repealed)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
461 – NZ Citizen Family Relationship (subclass 461)25 months29 months
462 – Work and Holiday (subclass 462)28 days48 days
476 – Skilled – Recognised Graduate (subclass 476)15 months17 months
482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482)Short-term38 days58 days
482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482)Medium-term32 days52 days
482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482)Labour Agreement23 days73 days
482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482)Sponsorship15 days35 days
482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482)Nomination14 days18 days
485 – Temporary Graduate (subclass 485)Graduate Work90 days4 months
485 – Temporary Graduate (subclass 485)Post-Study Work84 days3 months
489 – Skilled Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (subclass 489)Regional6 months9 months
491 – Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491)State/Territory Government Nominated RegionalUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
491 – Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491)Family Sponsored RegionalUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
494 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) (subclass 494)Employer SponsoredUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
494 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) (subclass 494)Labour AgreementUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
500 – Student visa (subclass 500)Foreign Affairs or Defence Sector14 days27 days
500 – Student visa (subclass 500)Postgraduate Research Sector51 days4 months
500 – Student visa (subclass 500)Independent ELICOS Sector30 days46 days
500 – Student visa (subclass 500)Schools Sector36 days57 days
500 – Student visa (subclass 500)Vocational Education and Training Sector46 days67 days
500 – Student visa (subclass 500)Higher Education Sector32 days53 days
500 – Student visa (subclass 500)Non-Award Sector2 days6 days
590 – Student Guardian visa (subclass 590)49 days75 days
600 – Visitor (subclass 600)Tourist16 days27 days​Processing times for the Tourist stream range from 48 hours to more than 20 days depending on factors such as peak processing periods in a particular location.
Planning to visit Australia in December or January?  Due to the large number of visa applications we receive at this time of year, we recommend you submit your application with all required information as soon as possible.
600 – Visitor (subclass 600)Sponsored Family35 days45 days​Planning to visit Australia in December or January?  Due to the large number of visa applications we receive at this time of year, we recommend you submit your application with all required information as soon as possible.
600 – Visitor (subclass 600)Approved Destination Status1 day2 days
600 – Visitor (subclass 600)Frequent Traveller11 days14 days
600 – Visitor (subclass 600)Business Visitor11 days18 days​Planning to visit Australia in December or January?  Due to the large number of visa applications we receive at this time of year, we recommend you submit your application with all required information as soon as possible.
600 – Visitor (subclass 600)APEC Business Visitor0 days2 days
602 – Medical Treatment (subclass 602) – outside Australia32 days48 days
651 – eVisitor (subclass 651)1 day2 days​Planning to visit Australia in December or January?  Due to the large number of visa applications we receive at this time of year, we recommend you submit your application with all required information as soon as possible.
771 – Transit (subclass 771)7 days17 days
801 – Partner (subclass 801)16 months24 months​Processing time for subclass 801 Partner (permanent) visa and 100 Partner (permanent) visa is from date of eligibility (2 years after the 820/801 or 309/100 application is lodged) to finalisation.
802 – Child (subclass 802)13 months14 months
808 – Confirmatory Held TA773 (subclass 808)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
820 – Partner (subclass 820)22 months29 months
837 – Orphan Relative (subclass 837)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
838 – Aged Dependent Relative (subclass 838)Processing times are not available for this visaProcessing times are not available for this visaFor information related to queue release dates and visa processing times, see Other Family visas queue release dates.
858 – Distinguished Talent (subclass 858)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
864 – Contributory Aged Parent (subclass 864)Processing times are not available for this visaProcessing times are not available for this visaFor information related to queue release dates and visa processing times, see Parent visas queue release dates.
870 – Sponsored Parent (temporary) visa (subclass 870)Sponsorship60 days4 months
870 – Sponsored Parent (temporary) visa (subclass 870)60 days79 days
884 – Contributory Aged Parent (subclass 884)Processing times are not available for this visaProcessing times are not available for this visaFor information related to queue release dates and visa processing times, see Parent visas queue release dates.
887 – Skilled-Regional (subclass 887)18 months18 monthsWe are currently assessing applications submitted before November 2018
888 – Business Innovation & Investment (Permanent) (subclass 888)Business InnovationUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
888 – Business Innovation & Investment (Permanent) (subclass 888)InvestorUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
888 – Business Innovation & Investment (Permanent) (subclass 888)Premium InvestorUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
888 – Business Innovation & Investment (Permanent) (subclass 888)Significant InvestorUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
888 – Business Innovation & Investment (Permanent) (subclass 888)EntrepreneurUnavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
890 – Business Owner (subclass 890)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
891 – Investor (subclass 891)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
892 – State Sponsored Business Owner (subclass 892)24 months27 months
893 – Sponsored Investor (subclass 893)Unavailable due to low volume of applications.Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
988 – Maritime Crew (subclass 988)1 day3 days

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