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LIN 20/162 Arrangements as amended, taking into account amendments up to Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Amendment Instrument (LIN 22/035) 2022
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 15 Mar 2022
Start Date 05 Mar 2022

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LIN 20/162

Compilation no. 2

 

Compilation date 5 March 2022

 

This compilation was prepared by the Department of Home Affairs on 5 March 2022 taking into account amendments up to Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Amendment Instrument (LIN 22/035) 2022.

 


Contents

Part 1           Preliminary  3

1       Name  3

3       Authority  3

4       Definitions  3

5       Application   3

Part 2           Arrangements for certain skilled and temporary visas  3

7       Form, place and manner for a Skilled (Provisional) (Class VF) visa application   3

8       Form, place and manner for a Skilled (Provisional) (Class VC) visa application   3

9       Form, place and manner for other skilled visa applications  4


Part 1            Preliminary

1          Name

        (1)     This instrument is the Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Instrument (LIN 20/162) 2020.

        (2)     This instrument may be cited as LIN 20/162.

3          Authority

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

4          Definitions

                 In this instrument:

authorising email means an email sent by an officer of the Department, authorising an applicant to make an application in an alternative place, or an alternative manner.

Regulations means Migration Regulations 1994.

5          Application

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

Part 2            Arrangements for certain skilled and temporary visas

7          Form, place and manner for a Skilled (Provisional) (Class VF) visa application

        (1)     Subject to subsections (2) and (3), for the purposes of item 1228 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, an application for a Skilled (Provisional) (Class VF) visa must be made using form 1276 (internet) as an internet application.

        (2)     If an applicant cannot make an application in the manner specified in subsection (1), an application may be made using paper form 1276 if the Department has provided approval by an authorising email.

        (3)     An application referred to in subsection (2) must:

(a)   be lodged according to the directions in the authorising email;

(b)   attach a copy of the authorising email to the application;

(c)   be submitted before 11:59pm (AEST or AEDT when applicable) on the day after the day on which the authorising email was sent.        

8          Form, place and manner for a Skilled (Provisional) (Class VC) visa application

        (1)     Subject to subsections (2) and (3), for the purposes of item 1229 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, an application for a Skilled (Provisional) (Class VC) visa must be made using form 1276 (internet) as an internet application.

        (2)     If an applicant cannot make an application in the manner specified in subsection (1), an application may be made using paper form 1409 if the Department has provided approval by an authorising email.

        (3)     An application referred to in subsection (2) must:

(a)   be lodged according to the directions in the authorising email;

(b)   attach a copy of the authorising email to the application;

(c)   be submitted before 11:59pm (AEST or AEDT when applicable) on the day after the day on which the authorising email was sent.

9          Form, place and manner for other skilled visa applications

                 Under the item of Schedule 1 to the Regulations mentioned in column 1 of the following table, for a class of visa mentioned in column 2 for the item, an application must be made, using the form mentioned in column 3 for the item, as an internet application.

Item No.

Column 1

Item of Schedule 1

Column 2

Class of visa

Column 3

Form

1

Item 1136

Skilled (Residence) (Class VB)

1276 (internet)

2

Item 1137

Skilled Independent (Permanent) (Class SI)

1393 (internet)

3

Item 1138

Skilled—Nominated (Permanent) (Class SN)

3A

Item 1139

Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) (Class PR)

4

Item 1230

Skilled—Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (Class SP)

5

Item 1241

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (Class PS)


 

Notes

This compilation comprises Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Instrument (LIN 20/162) 2020 amended as indicated in the following tables.

Table of instruments

Name

Registration

Number

Commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Instrument (LIN 20/162) 2020 (LIN 20/162)

11 November 2020

F2020L01415

13 November 2020

-

Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Amendment Instrument (LIN 20/297) 2020 (LIN 20/297)

23 December 2020

F2020L01703

24 December 2020

-

Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Amendment Instrument (LIN 22/035) 2022 (LIN 22/035)

5 March 2022

F2022L00274

5 March 2022

section 4

Table of amendments

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

Provision affected

How affected

section 1.................

rs. F2020L01703

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

rep. Legislation Act 2003, s 48D

section 3.................

rs. F2022L00274

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

rep. Legislation Act 2003, s 48C

part 2 heading ......

rs. F2020L01703

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

am. F2020L01703

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

ad. F2022L00274