Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification under item 1224A of Schedule 1 and paragraph 462.221(c) - Arrangements for Work and Holiday Visa Applicants from Thailand, Iran, Chile, Turkey, United States of America, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Argent

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Published: 1969-12-31

Commonwealth of Australia Migration Regulations 1994
 
 
ARRANGEMENTS FOR WORK AND HOLIDAY VISA APPLICANTS FROM
THAILAND, IRAN, CHILE, TURKEY, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, MALAYSIA, INDONESIA, BANGLADESH AND ARGENTINA
(ITEM 1224A AND PARAGRAPH 462.221(c))
 
I, PAULA WILLIAMS, Assistant Secretary, Education and Tourism Branch, Delegate of the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, acting under item 1224A of Schedule 1 and paragraph 462.221(c) of Schedule 2 to the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’):
 
1.                  REVOKE Instrument number IMMI 11/016, signed on 15 April 2011, specifying foreign countries, educational qualifications and addresses for the purposes of item 1224A of Schedule 1 to the Regulations and paragraph 462.221(c) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations.
 
2.                  SPECIFY for the purpose of paragraph 1224A(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following foreign countries AND SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 462.221(c) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations the educational qualifications in relation to the corresponding specified foreign country:
 
Country
Educational Qualification

Islamic Republic of Iran
Diploma or Degree

Kingdom of Thailand
Diploma or Degree

Chile
Tertiary qualification or have satisfactorily completed or have been approved to undertake a third year of undergraduate university study

The Republic of Turkey
Hold tertiary qualifications, or have satisfactorily completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

United States of America
Hold secondary school qualifications

Malaysia
Hold tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

Indonesia
Hold tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

Bangladesh
Hold tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

Argentina
Hold tertiary qualifications, or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.                  SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following postal address for applicants who hold valid passports issued by the Islamic Republic of Iran:
 
Department of Immigration and Citizenship
PO Box 717
CANBERRA CITY ACT 2601
 
4.                  SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following street address for applicants who hold valid passports issued by the Islamic Republic of Iran:
 
Department of Immigration and Citizenship
3 Lonsdale Street
BRADDON ACT 2612
 
5.                  SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following postal and street address for applicants who hold valid passports issued by the Kingdom of Thailand:
 
Australian Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand
37 South Sathorn Road
Bangkok 10120
THAILAND
 
6.                  SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following postal and street address for applicants who hold valid passports issued by Chile:
 
Australian Embassy, Santiago de Chile
Isidora Goyenechea 3621 Torre – B, Piso 12
Las Condes
SANTIAGO DE CHILE
 
7.                  SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following postal address for applicants who hold valid passports issued by the Republic of Turkey:
 
Australian Embassy, Ankara, Turkey
PK 32,
Cankaya 06552
Ankara
TURKEY
 
8.                              SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following street address for applicants who hold valid passports issued by the Republic of Turkey:
 
Australian Embassy, Ankara, Turkey
MNG Building
Ugur Mumcu Caddesi 88, 7th Floor
Gaziosmanpasa
Ankara 06700
TURKEY
 
 
9.                  SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following street addresses for applicants who hold valid passports issued by Malaysia:
 
Australian High Commission
6 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
Kuala Lumpur 50450
MALAYSIA
 
Australia VFS Visa Application Centre
Suite 19.06
19th Floor, Wisma MCA
163 Jalan Ampang,
Kuala Lumpur
MALAYSIA 50450
 
10.              SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following postal address for applicants who hold valid passports issued by Malaysia:
 
Australian High Commission
PO Box 10921
Kuala Lumpur
MALAYSIA 50730
 
11.              SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following postal and street address for applicants who hold valid passports issued by Indonesia:
 
Australian Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia
Jalan H. R. Rasuna Said
Kav C15-16 (Kuningan)
Jakarta Selatan 12940
INDONESIA
 
12.              SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following postal and street address for applicants who hold valid passports issued by Bangladesh:
 
Australian High Commission
The Visa Office
184 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan-2
Dhaka 1212
BANGLADESH
 
13.              SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following postal and street address for applicants who hold valid passports issued by Bangladesh:
 
VFS Bangladesh Pvt, Ltd
Australia VFS Visa Application Centre
ZN Tower, 1st floor, Plot # 2
Road 8, Block SW(1), Gulshan Avenue
Dhaka 1212
BANGLADESH
 
 
 
 
 
 
14.              SPECIFY for the purpose of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following postal and street address for applicants who hold valid passport issued by Argentina:
 
Australian Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Villanueva 1400
Buenos Aires C1426BMJ
ARGENTINA

15.              SPECIFY for the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(ab) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations that persons who hold a valid passport issued by the United States of America are a class of persons whose applications may be made in any foreign country.
 
This Instrument, number IMMI 11/053, commences on 29 February 2012.
 
 
 
Dated  12 January 2012
 
                                                Paula Williams
 
Assistant Secretary, Education and Tourism Branch
Delegate of the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
 
[NOTE 1:         Paragraph 1224A(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations provides that an applicant for a Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) visa must hold a valid passport issued by a foreign country specified in an instrument in writing.
NOTE 2:           Paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations provides that, subject to paragraph 1224A(3)(ab), an application  for a Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) visa made using form 1208 by a person who holds a valid passport mentioned in paragraph 1224A(3)(a) must be made at an address specified for the country of issue in an instrument in writing.
NOTE 3:           Paragraph 1224A(3)(ab) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations provides that an application for a Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) visa made using form 1208 by a person in a class of persons specified in an instrument in writing may be made in any foreign country.
NOTE 4:           Subregulation 2.10(2) of Division 2.2 of Part 1 of the Regulations provides that where an application for a visa is made outside Australia, and there are no further requirements as to where the application must be made in Division 2.2 of Part 1 of the Regulations, or the item in Schedule 1 to the Regulations that relates to the visa, the application must be made at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia.
NOTE 5:           Paragraph 462.221(c) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations provides that an applicant must be the holder of an educational qualification specified in an instrument in writing, in relation to the foreign country that issued the passport mentioned in paragraph 462.221(aa), which refers to paragraph 1224A(3)(a).
NOTE 6:           Paragraph 462.214 provides that Subclass 462 (Work and Holiday) visa applicant holds a valid passport issued by a foreign country specified in an instrument in writing made under paragraph 1224A(3)(a) of Schedule 1.
NOTE 7:           Paragraph 462.216 provides that the Minister is satisfied that an application for Subclass 462 (Work and Holiday) meets the requirements of an arrangement between the Australian Government and the government of a foreign country specified in an instrument in writing made under paragraph 1224A(3)(a) of Schedule 1.]
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