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IMMI 17/061 Specifications as made
This instrument specifies requirements in relation to arrangements for Bridging Visas.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 28 Jun 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2017
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2017
Date of repeal 18 Mar 2018
Repealed by Migration (IMMI 18/057: Arrangements for Applications for Bridging Visas) Instrument 2018
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Migration (IMMI 17/061: Arrangements for Applications for Bridging Visas) Instrument 2017

 

 

 

I, Luke Mansfield, Delegate of the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, make the following Instrument.

Dated   23 June 2017

 

Luke Mansfield

LUKE MANSFIELD  

First Assistant Secretary of the Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management Division and Delegate of the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

 


Contents

 

Part 1 - Preliminary..................................................................................................... 1

1......... Name................................................................................................................................ 1

2......... Commencement................................................................................................................ 1

3......... Authority.......................................................................................................................... 1

4......... Definitions....................................................................................................................... 1

5......... Schedules......................................................................................................................... 1

Part 2 - Arrangements for Applications for Bridging Visas                                                 2

6......... Approved Forms.............................................................................................................. 2

7......... Place and manner for making an application.................................................................... 2

8......... Place and manner for making Bridging Visa E (Class WE) applications made on paper forms 1005 and 1008         2

Schedule 1— Forms for Bridging Visa applications                                                                  4

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                                                      6

Arrangements for Applications for Bridging Visas 2016/095 (F2016L01774)                        6

 

 


Part 1 – Preliminary

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Migration (IMMI 17/061: Arrangements for Applications for Bridging Visas) Instrument 2017. It may be cited as IMMI 17/061.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 1 July 2017.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subregulation 2.07(5) of the Regulations.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in the definitions section of the Act, including the following:

(a)      approved form

(b)      bridging visa

(c)      substantive visa

(d)   visa

 

In this instrument:

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

5  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

 


 

Part 2 – Arrangements for Applications for Bridging Visas

6  Approved Forms

(1)   For the following subitems of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, the table in Schedule 1 to this instrument specifies the approved forms:

(a) 1301(1) – Bridging A (Class WA);

(b) 1302(1) – Bridging B (Class WB);

(c) 1303(1) – Bridging C (Class WC);

(d) 1304(1) – Bridging D (Class WD);

(e) 1305(1) – Bridging E (Class WE); and

(f) 1306(1) – Bridging F (Class WF).

 

7  Place and manner for making an application

(1)   For the following paragraphs of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, the required place and the required manner for making an application, is the same as the place and manner for making an application for a substantive visa of the relevant class, where the form specified in the table in Schedule 1 to this Instrument is also the form for making the substantive visa application:

(a) 1301(3)(a) – Bridging A (Class WA);

(b) 1302(3)(a) – Bridging B (Class WB);

(c) 1303(3)(a) – Bridging C (Class WC);         

(d) 1304(3)(a) – Bridging D (Class WD);

(e) 1305(3)(a) – Bridging E (Class WE); and

(f) 1306(3)(a) – Bridging F (Class WF).

(2)   For the following paragraphs of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, in circumstances other than those specified in subparagraph 7(1) of this Instrument, the application must be made at an office of immigration in Australia, but not in immigration clearance:

(a) 1301(3)(a) – Bridging A (Class WA);

(b) 1302(3)(a) – Bridging B (Class WB);

(c) 1303(3)(a) – Bridging C (Class WC);         

(d) 1304(3)(a) – Bridging D (Class WD);

(e) 1305(3)(a) – Bridging E (Class WE); and

(f) 1306(3)(a) – Bridging F (Class WF).

 

8  Place and manner for making Bridging Visa E (Class WE) applications made on      paper forms 1005 and 1008

(1)   For paragraph 1305(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, applications for a Bridging E (Class WE) visa made on paper forms 1005 and 1008 may be made by email to:

(a) BVEapplication.WA@border.gov.au;

(b) BVEapplication.QLD@border.gov.au;

(c) BVEapplication.NSW@border.gov.au;

(d) BVEapplication.VIC@border.gov.au;

(e) BVEapplication.SA@border.gov.au;

(f) BVEapplication.NT@border.gov.au;

(g) BVEapplication.ACT@border.gov.au;

(h) BVEapplication.TAS@border.gov.au;

(i) NSW.detention.bve.team@border.gov.au; and

(j) NSW.detention.bve.team@immi.gov.au.

(2)   For paragraph 1305(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, applications for a Bridging E (Class WE) visa made on paper forms 1005 and 1008 must not be made by fax.

 


 

Schedule 1 – Forms for Bridging Visa Applications

 

Subitems in Schedule 1 to the Regulations

Paper form for application:

Internet form for application:

Subitem 1301(1)

Bridging A (Class WA)

 

47SP,

47CH,

47PA,

47PT,

47OF,

47ES,

47BT,

47BU,

47SV,

147,

157A,

157G,

852,

866,

918,

1002,

1005,

1066,

1150,

1208,

1276,

1364,

1383,

1403,

1409,

1479, or

1480.

47SP (Internet),

157A (Internet),

157G (Internet),

866 (Internet),

1005 (Internet),

1066 (Internet),

1066S (Internet),

1150E (Internet),

1208 (Internet),

1276 (Internet),

1393 (Internet),

1396 (Internet),

1397 (Internet),

1398 (Internet),

1403 (Internet),

1408 (Internet),

1479 (Internet), or

1480 (Internet).

Subitem 1302(1)

Bridging B (Class WB)

1005; or

1006

1005 (Internet) or

1006 (Internet)

Subitem 1303(1)

Bridging C (Class WC)

47PT,

47SP,

47CH,

47PA,

47OF,

47ES,

47BU,

47SV,

147,

157A,

157G,

852,

866,

918,

1002,

1005,

1066,

1150,

1208,

1276,

1364,

1383,

1403,

1409,

1479, or

1480.

47SP (Internet),

157A (Internet),

157G (Internet),

866 (Internet),

1005 (internet),

1066 (Internet),

1066S (Internet),

1150E (Internet),

1208 (Internet),

1276 (Internet),

1393 (Internet),

1396 (Internet),

1397 (Internet),

1398 (Internet),

1403 (Internet),

1408 (Internet),

1479 (Internet), or

1480 (Internet).

 

 

Subitem 1304(1)

Bridging D  (Class WD)

 

1007

Not permitted

Subitem 1305(1)

Bridging E (Class WE)

 

47PT,

47SP,

47CH,

47PA,

47OF,

47ES,

47BU,

47SV,

147,

157A,

157G,

790,

852,

866,

918,

1002,

1005,

1008,

1066,

1150,

1208,

1276,

1364,

1383, 

1403,

1409,

1479,

1480,

47SP (Internet),

157A (Internet), 

157G (Internet),

866 (Internet),

1066 (Internet),

1066S (Internet),

1150E (Internet),

1208 (Internet),

1276 (Internet),

1403 (Internet),

1479 (Internet),or

1480 (Internet).

Subitem 1306(1)

Bridging F (Class WF)

1239

Not permitted

 


 

Schedule 2 – Repeals

Arrangements for Applications for Bridging Visas 2016/095 (F2016L01774)

The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.