LIN 18/174: online lodgement for additional countries

The instrument expands the online lodgement channel to additional countries for subclass 462 (Work and Holiday) visa applicants

Legislative instrument LIN 18/174 repeals IMMI 18/102 and commences on 17 November 2018. Its explanatory statement includes the following passage:

5. The purpose of the instrument is to expand the online lodgement channel to additional countries for applicants applying for their first Class US (Work and Holiday) (Temporary) visa. Existing countries under this arrangement are Spain, Argentina, Uruguay, Slovakia and the United States of America. The new countries under this arrangement now are Austria, Chile, Czech Republic, Hungary, the State of Israel, Luxembourg, Peru, Poland, Portugal, San Marino and Slovenia. Online lodgement for applicants from these countries is mandatory, unless the applicant has been sent an email authorising the applicant to make an application in a different place or manner. Arrangements for all other countries remain unchanged.


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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