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LIN 21/074 Other as made
This instrument specifies requirements to make a request for the Minister to prioritise the consideration of a valid application for a Subclass 600 (Visitor) visa in the Tourist stream or the Business Visitor stream.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 25 Nov 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR29-Nov-2021
Tabled Senate29-Nov-2021

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LIN 21/074

I, Sandra Jeffery, delegate of the Minister, make this instrument under subregulation 2.12M(7) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations).

Dated 22 November 2021


Sandra Jeffery

Assistant Secretary

Immigration Programs Division

Department of Home Affairs

1          Name

                 This instrument is the Migration (Priority consideration for certain Visitor (Class FA) visa applications) Instrument (LIN 21/074) 2021.

2          Commencement

                 This instrument commences on the day after registration.

3          Priority consideration for certain Visitor visa applications

                 For subregulation 2.12M(2) of the Regulations, an item in the following table specifies requirements for a request for priority consideration of a Visitor (Class FA) visa application for the provision of the Regulations mentioned in the item.


Provision of Regulations



paragraph 2.12M(2)(a)

Visa: Subclass 600 (Visitor) visa in the Tourist stream or in the Business Visitor stream


subparagraph 2.12M(2)(b)(i)


(a)  issued by the People’s Republic of China indicating that the applicant is a national of the Peoples Republic of China; or

(b) issued by the Republic of India indicating that the applicant is a national of the Republic of India; or

(c)  issued by the United Arab Emirates indicating that the applicant is a national of the United Arab Emirates


subparagraph 2.12M(2)(b)(ii)

Requirements: the applicant must be located in the country that issued the passport when the visa application and request for priority consideration for the application are made.


subparagraph 2.12M(2)(c)(i)

Form: 1419 (Internet)


subparagraph 2.12M(2)(c)(ii)

Way of making application: As an internet application through ImmiAccount

4          Repeal

                 Migration (IMMI 17/052: Priority Consideration of Certain Visa Applications) Instrument 2017 (F2017L00836) is repealed.