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1. Posted by Nedder26 (Budding Member 10 posts) 10y

flights are booked for the 26th february, notice handed in at work to leave on the 24th, visa applied for online 7th jan but i have heard nothing back from them?? i know its only been 10 days but people on here have had an approval e-mails the next day etc..

it stressing me out no end !

ive checked the online status and it says application being processed.

Nedder !

2. Posted by lil j (Travel Guru 1303 posts) 10y

Hmmm-i suppose i would be thinking the same as you, i waited 2 weeks for mine but after 2 days i had to send them my passport and my scanner doesnt work so i had to go somewhere and save it to disc etc so i took a week doing that!

I was supprised when people had there's granted the next day!

Did you book online and if so go back and check the status onlne.

p.s Now you've done this-you'll have it i bet!

3. Posted by Nedder26 (Budding Member 10 posts) 10y

hi there ! thanks for replyin.

ive checked the status every day (and again this mornin) and it still states 'application being processed'.

i cant even see who i can contact or anything. eeeek.

its cracking me up.

4. Posted by ozeire (Budding Member 41 posts) 10y


What way have you applied online or by post . And what website have you used . It might just be the system takes a while

5. Posted by Nedder26 (Budding Member 10 posts) 10y

i did my application online at the australian government site (dept of immigration...).

6. Posted by lil j (Travel Guru 1303 posts) 10y

I did it thru them as well, look on the website it must have a contact number, especially for something like that!

As i'm bored-i'll have a look now, he! he!

7. Posted by lil j (Travel Guru 1303 posts) 10y

This was on the website, i emailed them before applying for my visa and they got back no later then 1 day.

Here we go...

United Kingdom

Responsible Mission Australian High Commission, London
DIMIA Representation Principal Migration Officer
Street Address Australia House
United Kingdom

Postal Address As Above
Australian High Commission Immigration Enquiry Line 0906 5508900
For information about visas
, citizenship, migration and travelling to Australia. Calls cost £1 per minute (Calls costs correct at date of publication – 10/11/05)
Hours of operation: 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday (Recorded information available at all other times)
Calls may be monitored for training purposes
Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
Australian High Commission
Australia House
United Kingdom
Facsimile 44 207465 8218 (DIMIA)
Email Contact See website below for details.
WWW Address
Client Counter Hours 0900-1100 Monday - Friday
for general information and forms only. No counter lodgement service for visa applications or requests for evidence. These must be mailed to the above address. Please include a self-addressed special delivery envelope for return of documents.
Staff Office Hours 0900 -1721 Monday - Friday

8. Posted by Nedder26 (Budding Member 10 posts) 10y

you a star *****

i'll give them a call tomorrow & let you know the score! ; )

9. Posted by Nedder26 (Budding Member 10 posts) 10y

Got my acceptance e-mail this mornin !!

so to all others in my situation, just be patient.

i fly the 26th feb !! bring it on !!

10. Posted by wotthefiqh (Inactive 1447 posts) 10y

Even I was getting worried.

Come on down and enjoy God's Own!!!