Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Arrangements for Applications for Bridging Visas 2015 - IMMI 15/044

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Commonwealth of Australia  
Migration Regulations 1994
 
ARRANGEMENTS FOR APPLICATIONS FOR BRIDGING VISAS 2015
 
(Items 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304, 1305 and 1306 - Bridging A, B, C, D, E and F visas)
 
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 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304, 1305 and 1306 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations:
 
1.      SPECIFY in relation to applications for Bridging A, B, C, D, E or F visas the following approved forms for the purposes of subitems 1301(1), 1302(1), 1303(1), 1304(1), 1305(1) and 1306(1):
Forms for Bridging A, B, C and D visa applications:

Item and Visa
By paper application form:
By Internet application:

Subitem 1301(1)
Bridging A visa
(Class WA)
subclass 010
47SP, 47CH, 47PA, 47PT, 47OF, 47ES, 47BT, 47BU, 47SV, 147, 157A, 852, 866, 918, 1002, 1005, 1066,1150, 1208, 1276, 1365, 1383, 1401, 1402, 1403, 1409, 1416 or 1420.
47SP (Internet), 47SK (Internet), 157A (Internet), 1066 (Internet), 1066S (Internet), 1150E (Internet), 1276 (Internet), 1365 (Internet),  1393 (Internet), 1396 (Internet), 1397 (Internet), 1398 (Internet) or 1408 (Internet).

Subitem 1302(1)
Bridging B visa (Class WB) subclass 020
1005 or 1006
Not permitted.

Subitem 1303(1)
 
Bridging C visa
(Class WC)
subclass 030
47PT, 47SP, 47CH, 47PA, 47OF, 47ES, 47BU, 47SV, 147, 157A, 852, 866,  918, 1002, 1005, 1066, 1096, 1150, 1276, 1383, 1401, 1402, 1403, 1409, 1416 or 1420
47SP (Internet), 1066 (Internet), 1066S (Internet), 1150E (Internet), 1276 (Internet), 1393 (Internet), 1396 (Internet), 1397 (Internet), 1398 (Internet) or 1408 (Internet)

Subitem 1304(1)
Bridging D visa (Class WD) subclass 040 subclass 041
1007
Not permitted.

 
Form for Bridging E and F visa applications:

Item and Visa
By paper application form:
By Internet application:

Subitem 1305(1)
Bridging E visa
(Class WE)
subclass 050
subclass 051
47PT, 47SP, 47CH, 47PA, 47OF, 47ES, 47BU, 47SV, 147, 157A,  790, 852, 866, 918, 1002, 1005, 1008, 1066, 1096, 1150, 1276, 1383, 1401, 1402, 1403, 1409, 1416 or 1420.
47SP (Internet), 1066 (Internet), 1066S (Internet), 1150E (Internet) or 1276 (Internet).

Subitem 1306(1)
Bridging F visa
(Class WF)
subclass 060
1239
 
Not permitted.

 
2.   SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraphs 1301(3)(a), 1302(3)(a), 1303(3)(a), 1304(3)(a) and 1305(3)(a) that for an application that is made in Australia, where the form specified in paragraph 1 of this instrument is also the form for making a substantive visa application, the place and manner for making the application is the same as the place for making an application for a substantive visa of the relevant class; AND
 
3.   SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraphs 1301(3)(a), 1302(3)(a), 1303(3)(a), 1304(3)(a), 1305(3)(a) and 1306(3)(a) that in circumstances other than those specified in paragraph 2 of this instrument, the application must be made at an office of Immigration, but not in immigration clearance.
 
Note:               Subregulation 2.10(3) provides that an unlawful non-citizen who is located by an officer of Immigration may apply for a bridging visa directly to that officer.
 
This Instrument, IMMI 15/044, commences on 18 April 2015.
 
 
Dated 16 April 2015
 
 
 
 
 
Michaelia Cash
Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection