Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Arrangements for Child Visa Applications 2015 - IMMI 15/030

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Commonwealth of Australia Migration Regulations 1994
 
ARRANGEMENTS FOR CHILD VISA APPLICATIONS 2015
(Items 1108, 1108A, and 1211)
I, MICHAELIA CASH, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under subregulation 2.07(5) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations), for items 1108, 1108A and 1211 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations:
1.      REVOKE Instrument number IMMI 11/014 (F2011L00454), signed on 27 April 2009, specifying  a post office address and courier delivery address for the purposes of paragraph 1211(3)(ab) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations; AND
 
2.      SPECIFY for the purposes of subitems 1108(1), 1108A(1) and 1211(1) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following approved forms and for paragraphs 1108(3)(a), 1108A(3)(a) and 1211(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following place and manner for making an application:
 
 
Item and Visa
Form
Place and Manner

1
ITEM 1108 – Child (Migrant) (Class AH)
 
subclass 101 (Child)
subclass 102 (Adoption)
subclass 117 (Orphan Relative)
47CH
 
Application must be made outside Australia.
 

2
ITEM 1108A – Child (Residence) (Class BT)
 
subclass 802 (Child)
subclass 837 (Orphan Relative)
47CH
 
(a) Application must be made in Australia but not in immigration clearance.
(b) Application must be made by:  
(i) posting the application (with correct pre-paid postage) to:
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Locked Bag 7
NORTHBRIDGE WA 6865
AUSTRALIA;
 
OR
(ii) having the application delivered by courier service to:
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Wellington Central
836 Wellington Street
WEST PERTH WA 6005
AUSTRALIA.

 
 
Item and Visa
Form
Place and Manner

3
ITEM 1211 – Extended Eligibility (Temporary) (Class TK)
 
subclass 445 (Dependent Child)
 
 
918
 
 
 
(a) Application by an applicant in Australia must be made by:
      (i) posting the application (with correct pre-paid  postage) to:
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Locked Bag 7
NORTHBRIDGE WA 6865
AUSTRALIA;
 
OR
     (ii) having the application delivered by courier  service to:
Department of Immigration and Border  Protection
Wellington Central
836 Wellington Street
WEST PERTH
WA 6005
AUSTRALIA.
 
(b) Application by an applicant outside Australia must be made outside Australia.

 
Note 1: Subregulation 2.10(2) provides that if  an application is made outside Australia -  and there are no requirements  in Part 2 or Schedule 1to the Regulations about where to apply - the  application must be made at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia.
 
This Instrument, number IMMI 15/030, commences on 18 April 2015.
                                               
 
Dated 16 April 2015
 
 
 
 
 
Michaelia Cash
 
Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
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