Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Arrangements for Resident Return Visa Applications 2015 - IMMI 15/033

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Commonwealth of Australia Migration Regulations 1994
 
ARRANGEMENTS FOR RESIDENT RETURN VISA APPLICATIONS 2015
(Items 1118A, 1128 and 1216 and subregulation 2.09(3))
I, michaelia cash, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under subregulation 2.07(5) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations) for subregulation 2.09(3) of Part 2 of the regulations and under subregulation 2.07(5) for the purposes of items 1118A, 1128 and 1216 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations:
 
1.                  REVOKE instrument number IMMI 11/018 (F2011L00491) made on 17 March 2011 and specifying telephone number and times for oral applications for a Resident Return Visa under subregulation 2.09(3); AND
 
2.                  SPECIFY for paragraph 2.09(3)(a) of the Regulations the following telephone number:
 
131 881; AND
 
3.                  SPECIFY for paragraph 2.09(3)(b) of the Regulations the following times:
 
8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday.
 
4.                  SPECIFY for subitems 1118A(1), 1128(1) and 1216(1) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following approved forms and for paragraphs 1118A(3)(a), 1128(3)(a) and 1216(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
1118A
Special Eligibility (Class CB)
Subclass 151
47SV
Application must be:
 
(i)     posted with correct prepaid postage to:
 
Special Migration Application
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Locked Bag 7
NORTHBRIDGE WA 6865
AUSTRALIA
 
OR
 
(ii)   delivered by courier service to:
 
Special Migration Application
Department of Immigration and Border Protection     
Ground Floor, Wellington Central
836 Wellington Street
WEST PERTH WA 6005
AUSTRALIA

 
Item and Visa
Form
Place and Manner

2
1128
Return (Residence) (Class BB)
Subclasses
155 and 157
 
(a) If the application is an Internet application:
1085E 
 
(b) In any other case:
1085
(unless the application is made in writing as permitted under column 4(ii)) or is an oral application)
(i) Application may be made by internet: or
(ii) For an application that is not an Internet or oral application, the application may be made in or outside Australia, but not in immigration clearance; and may be made in writing but need not be in accordance with form 1085; or
(iii) For an oral application, the application must be made in Australia but not in immigration clearance; and must be made as permitted by subregulation 2.09(2) or (3).
 
 

3
1216
Resident Return (Temporary)(Class TP), Subclass 159.
 
1085
Application must be made outside Australia.

 
Note1: Subregulation 2.09(3) provides that an oral application may be made using a specified telephone number and during times specified by the Minister.
Note 2: 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.
Note 3: Subregulation 2.10(2A) provides that if  an application is made in Australia  - and there are no requirements in Part 2 or Schedule 1to the Regulations about where to apply - the  application must be made at an office of Immigration in Australia.
 
This Instrument, number IMMI 15/033, commences on 18 April 2015.
 
Dated 16 April 2015                                     
 
 
 
Michaelia Cash
 
Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
 
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