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LIN 20/169 Other as amended, taking into account amendments up to Migration (Arrangements for Protection, Refugee and Humanitarian visas) Amendment Instrument (LIN 21/079) 2021
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 20 Dec 2021
Start Date 17 Nov 2021
End Date 09 Jun 2022

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LIN 20/169

Compilation no. 1

 

Compilation date 17 November 2021

 

This compilation was prepared by the Department of Home Affairs on 17 November 2021 taking into account amendments up to Migration (Arrangements for Protection, Refugee and Humanitarian visas) Amendment Instrument (LIN 21/079) 2021.


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.

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.

written notice means a notice in writing from the Department notifying a person they can make a visa application, including instructions about how to return the form to the Department.

5          Application

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

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 form 866 and posted with sufficient prepaid postage, 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 form 681 or form 1417

(a)   842 and 681; or

(b)   842 and 1417

Application must be:

(a)  posted with sufficient prepaid postage, 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

Applicant who is covered by subitem 1402(3B) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations and who has received written notice

842

Application must be made in accordance with the instructions in the written notice

3

Any other applicant

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

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 form and posted with sufficient prepaid postage, to:

     Protection Visas

     Department of Home Affairs

     GPO Box 9984

     SYDNEY NSW 2001

2

Any other applicant

866 (internet); or

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

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 form and posted with sufficient prepaid postage, to:

     Protection Visas

     Department of Home Affairs

     GPO Box 9984

     SYDNEY NSW 2001

2

Any other applicant

866 (internet); or

form 866

 


Notes

This compilation comprises Migration (Arrangements for Protection, Refugee and Humanitarian Visas) Instrument (LIN 20/169) 2020 amended as indicated in the following tables.

Table of instruments

Name

Registration

Number

Commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Migration (Arrangements for Protection, Refugee and Humanitarian Visas) Instrument (LIN 20/169) 2020

12 November 2020

F2020L01420

13 November 2020

section 5

Migration (Arrangements for Protection, Refugee and Humanitarian visas) Amendment Instrument (LIN 21/079) 2021

16 November 2021

F2021L01562

17 November 2021

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Table of amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

section 2.................

rep. Legislation Act 2003, s 48D

section 4.................

am. LIN 21/079

section 6.................

rep. Legislation Act 2003, s 48C

section 7.................

am. F2021L01562

section 8.................

am. F2021L01562

section 9.................

am. F2021L01562

section 10...............

am. F2021L01562