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Migration Update : 24 Feb 2022

1. Extensions for Subclass 485, 489, 491 and 494 visa holders need to check VEVO by themselves

Due to the Australian border closures which affects on the many temporary visa holders, the Australian Government has announced the visas extension policies for those visa holders who stuck offshore during that period, including subclass 485, 489, 491 and 494 visas.

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2. Taiwan passport holders are able to apply for ETA (Electronic Travel Authority) online

If you are travelling to Australia on a Taiwan passport, you need to arrange an appropriate visa in advance.

Taiwan ordinary passports are eligible to apply for an ETA or Electronic Travel Authority visa through the Australian ETA smartphone app.

However, for Taiwan passport holder who would like to apply other visa in Australia including, student, work or longer visa, please check the Department of Home Affairs website for other options.

3. From 21 February 2022, all fully vaccinated visa holders can travel to Australia without a travel exemption

All fully vaccinated visa holders can now entry Australia without a travel exemption and no need to do quarantine. Check the definition of the ‘fully vaccinated’

If you already vaccinated overseas and do not have an ICVC, you will be required to present a foreign vaccination certificate. The name on the vaccination certificate needs to match your passport.

4. Weekly SOL Migration Show Recommendation:

Tin, Registered migration agent, live streaming on SOLEdu & Migration Youtube Channel. This week topic is Study Nursing to get a permanent residency

Why do you need to study Nursing in Australia?
1. Registered Nurses is the occupation that have the highest quota under the skills independent visa (subclass 189)
2. Pandemic Season prioritise the nomination for registered nurses candidates
3. The average salary for Nurse in Australia is around $64,734/year
4. Various nursing programs and study pathway options that you can choose

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