It is common sense that visa applicants must notify the Department as soon as practicable of changes of circumstances that occur before visa grant. But does the obligation to notify apply to changes that occur after grant? If not, are there good reasons to notify the Department of changes of address or email address anyway?
We all know that visa applicants are required to notify the Department as soon as practicable of change of circumstances that occurred before the grant of a visa, as per s 104(1) of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth), which reads as follows:
(1) If circumstances change so that an answer to a question on a non-citizen's application form or an answer under this section is incorrect in the new circumstances, he or she must, as soon as practicable, inform an officer in writing of the new circumstances and of the correct answer in them.
But does that obligation apply to changes that occurred after visa grant?
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