A bridging visa is a temporary visa. This visa might be granted to an applicant in certain circumstances. This Bridging visa lets you stay in Australia lawfully while your immigration status is resolved.
The bridging visa is part of migration law, which is sometimes commonly misunderstood. Very often an applicant might not even realize that they have been given a bridging visa.
One can not easily understand and summarize information about bridging visas. There are different types of bridging visas which might grant an applicant depending on their circumstances. In this article you will get to know all about bridging visas, focusing on the most popular ones which are Bridging Visa C Subclass 030
I want to share a quite complex topic in a very clearer and structured way. This will help you and lets you find the right information speedily without wasting anyone’s time.
Before I start in details about bridging c visas an applicant should be familiar with the term ‘substantive visa’ that I’m going to use in this article. This is mainly any visa other than a bridging visa, an enforcement visa or a criminal justice visa.
Prompt: The first and foremost bridge is the gap between your previous visa and a visa you are applying for by keeping you legally in Australia. The Bridging visa is being used for different purposes. Mainly it serves by allowing an applicant to stay lawfully while waiting for their appeal at Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT).
The Bridging visa is only granted when an applicant applies for this visa while in Australia. Once the applicant decides to travel overseas Australia they cease once they leave the country. The only oddity to this rule is Bridging visa b (BVB) which has a travel facility attached in it. This visa allows an applicant to travel overseas and come back.
The Bridging visa C (BVC) Australia subclass 030 is the first bridging visa which lets you stay in Australia while your previous visa has expired. To become eligible for this BVC an applicant need to meet certain requirements which are,
1. An applicant must be in Australia.
2. An applicant applies for a substantive visa that can be granted in Australia.
3. At the time of lodging the BVC application, an applicant should not hold any substantive visa.
4. An applicant should not hold Bridging visa E (BVE) at the time of applying for BVC.
The applicant is not allowed to travel & work while holding this BVC Subclass 030. This visa will be valid until an applicant gets their substantive visa or they leave Australia on BVC. Also, this BVC has no fee, it is free of cost.
The BVC has been cancelled after 28 days of withdrawing their substantive visa application. Also if an applicant has been notified that your substantive visa application is invalid or refused then after 28 days their application will get rejected.
To get your Bridging Visa C 030 and to know more information about this visa, one should always consult with a registered immigration agent perth. Who will guide you and let you know the correct visa suitable for you.