The Australian Department of Immigration has made some essential changes to the visa application forms including applications for:

– Business Skills (provisional) visa
– Business Skills (permanent) visa
– Migration to Australia by a child
– Migration to Australia by other family members
– Parent Migration
– Migration to Australia by a Contributory Parent
– Partner Migration
– Medical Treatment visa
– New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship visa
– Student visa
– Student Guardian visa
– Offshore Humanitarian visa
– Border visa (class 773)
– Transit (subclass 771) visa for Australia
– Subclass 445 (temporary) visa by a dependent child
– Working Holiday visa
– Maritime Crew (Temporary) visa
– Skilled – Recognised Graduate (Temporary) visa (subclass 476)
– Superyacht Crew visa
– Temporary retiree visa
– Temp Work (short/long stay) visas
– Training and Research visa
– Temp work (International relations) visa
– Temporary Graduate visa
– Visitor visa – Business Visitor stream
– Visitor visa – Sponsored Family Stream
– Visitor visa – Tourist stream
– Temp Work (Entertainment) visa

This means that only the latest version of any form with “essential” changes must be used when submitting a visa application.

Check out the complete summary of forms changes at

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