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Migration Agents

Tips on lodging Partner visa applications

Applications for Partner (Temporary) visas (subclass 820) and Partner (Provisional) visas (subclass 309) are currently taking between 12 and 15 months to process, due to high demand.

How the department engages with your registered migration agent

When you appoint a registered migration agent to act on your behalf, they will normally be our first point of contact for your visa application.

Migration agent fees and charges - part 1

How much should a migration agent cost?

If you have decided to use a migration agent registered with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (the Authority), you should find out in advance what fee they will charge you.

Statement on triaging applications

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection is aware that a list of migration agents was recently made available on the internet.  This was done without the department’s knowledge or authorisation.

What to expect from a registered migration agent

If you choose to use a migration agent to help with your visa application, it’s important to check they are registered with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (the Authority).

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