DHA’s systems outage on Friday and Saturday

‘There will be a systems outage from 9pm Friday 1 March to 12 noon Saturday 2 March 2019 (AEDT) unless noted otherwise’

The Department of Home Affairs’ website includes the following announcement:

There will be a systems outage from 9pm Friday 1 March to 12 noon Saturday 2 March 2019 (AEDT) unless noted otherwise.

The following systems may be unavailable during this period:

  • ImmiAccount
  • eLodgement (Online visa and citizenship applications)
  • My Health Declarations (MHD) service
  • eMedical
  • Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO)
  • LEGENDcom
  • Australian Trusted Trader
  • Employment Suitability Clearances – unavailable until 1am Sunday 3 March
  • Detention Visitor Application – unavailable until 1am Sunday 3 March
  • APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC)
  • Humanitarian Entrants Management System (HEMS)
  • Adult Migrant English Program Reporting and Management System (ARMS)
  • Education Provider Report (eBIT)
  • Visa Pricing Estimator

If you receive a ‘Service Temporarily Unavailable’ error message during this time, please try again after the outage period. We apologise for any inconvenience.


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Sergio Zanotti Stagliorio is a Registered Migration Agent (MARN 1461003). He is the owner of Target Migration in Sydney. He can be reached at sergio@targetmigration.com.au