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LIN 20/169 Arrangements as made
This instrument updates the arrangements for making an application for a Protection (Class XA) visa, a Temporary Protection (Class XD) visa or a Safe Haven Enterprise (Class XE) visa and repeals the Migration (LIN 18/029: Arrangements for Protection, Refugee and Humanitarian Visas) Instrument 2018.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 12 Nov 2020
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Migration (Arrangements for Protection, Refugee and Humanitarian Visas) Instrument (LIN 20/169) 2020

I, Sally Pfeiffer, as delegate of the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

Dated:                            11 November            2020

Sally Pfeiffer

Senior Executive Service Band One

Refugee, Humanitarian and Settlement Division

Department of Home Affairs 

 

 

 


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                     1

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

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

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

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

5  Application............................................................................................................................... 1

6  Repeal....................................................................................................................................... 1

Part 2—Arrangements for protection, refugee and humanitarian visas                 2

7  Protection (Class XA) visa....................................................................................................... 2

8  Refugee and Humanitarian (Class XB) visa............................................................................. 2

9  Temporary Protection (Class XD) visa.................................................................................... 3

10  Safe Haven Enterprise (Class XE) visa.................................................................................. 3

 


Part 1—Preliminary

1  Name

(1)          This instrument is the Migration (Arrangements for Protection, Refugee and Humanitarian Visas) Instrument (LIN 20/169) 2020.

(2)          This instrument may be cited as LIN 20/169.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under the following provisions of the Migration Regulations 1994:

(a)     subregulation 2.07(5);

(b)     items 1401, 1402, 1403 and 1404 of Schedule 1.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in section 5 of the Migration Act 1958, including the following:

(a)    approved form;

(b)    visa.

In this instrument:

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

Application

This instrument applies to visa applications made on or after the commencement of the instrument.

6  Repeal

This instrument repeals Migration (LIN 18/029: Arrangements for Protection, Refugee and Humanitarian Visas) Instrument 2018 (F2019C00149), in accordance with subsection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

 


 

Part 2—Arrangements for protection, refugee and humanitarian visas

7  Protection (Class XA) visa

For the purposes of item 1401 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, an application for a Protection (Class XA) visa:

(a)     must be made using form 866 (Internet) as an Internet application; or

(b)     if an application cannot be made in the manner specified in paragraph (a), the application may be made using a paper form 866 and posted with correct pre-paid postage amount, to:

Protection Visas

Department of Home Affairs

GPO Box 9984

SYDNEY NSW 2001

8  Refugee and Humanitarian (Class XB) visa

For the purposes of item 1402 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, an application for a Refugee and Humanitarian (Class XB) visa by a kind of applicant mentioned in column 1 of an item in the table must be made:

(a)          using the form mentioned in column 2 for the item; and

(b)          in one of the places and corresponding manners mentioned in column 3 for the item.

Item

No

Column 1

Applicant

Column 2

Form

Column 3

Place and manner

1

Applicant whose entry to Australia has been proposed in accordance with approved forms 681 or 1417

Paper form 842

Application must be:

(a)         posted with correct pre-paid postage amount, to:

Special Humanitarian Processing Centre

Department of Home Affairs

GPO Box 9984

SYDNEY NSW 2001; or

(b)         delivered by courier service to:

Special Humanitarian Processing Centre

Department of Home Affairs

Level 3, 26 Lee Street

SYDNEY NSW 2001; or

(c)          made via the online portal at the following address: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/humvisaapplication  

2

Any other applicant

Paper form 842

Application must be made at a diplomatic consular or migration office maintained by or for the Commonwealth and located outside Australia

 

9  Temporary Protection (Class XD) visa

For the purposes of item 1403 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, an application for a Temporary Protection (Class XD) visa by a kind of applicant mentioned in column 1of an item in the table must be made:

(a)          using the form mentioned in column 2 for the item; and

(b)          in the place and manner mentioned in column 3 for the item.

Item

No.

Column 1

Applicant

Column 2

Form

Column 3

Place and manner

1

Applicant who holds or has held a Temporary Protection (Class XD) visa or a Safe Haven Enterprise (Class XE) visa

1505 (internet); or paper form 1505

Application:

(a)       must be made as an Internet application; or

(b)       if an application cannot be made in the manner specified in paragraph (a), it may be made using the relevant paper form and posted with correct pre-paid postage amount, to:

Protection Visas

Department of Home Affairs

GPO Box 9984

SYDNEY NSW 2001

2

Any other applicant

866 (internet); or paper form 866

10  Safe Haven Enterprise (Class XE) visa

For the purposes of item 1404 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, an application for a Safe Haven Enterprise (Class XE) visa by a kind of applicant mentioned in column 1of an item in the table must be made:

(a)          using the form mentioned in column 2 for the item; and

(b)          in the place and manner mentioned in column 3 for the item. 

Item

No.

Column 1

Applicant

Column 2

Form

Column 3

Place and manner

1

Applicant who holds or has held a Temporary Protection (Class XD) visa or a Safe Haven Enterprise (Class XE) visa

1505 (internet); or paper form 1505

Application:

(a)       must be made as an Internet application; or

(b)       if an application cannot be made in the manner specified in paragraph (a), it may be made using the relevant paper form and posted with correct pre-paid postage amount, to:

Protection Visas

Department of Home Affairs

GPO Box 9984

SYDNEY NSW 2001

2

Any other applicant

866 (internet); or paper form 866