FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - GOLD COAST VISA ADVISOR

WHAT INFORMATION WILL I NEED TO GIVE YOU?

When you begin contact with us, you will need to verify your identification before the Gold Coast Migration Advisor and Migration Agent can disclose any information about your visa types or advice. You will need to give us your full name and address and passport number along with your address and ID photo.

DO YOU USE MY INFORMATION FOR ANYTHING APART FROM MY VISA APPLICATION?

No, the Gold Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent does not use your information for any other purpose apart from your visa application. Your visa and information is secure and safe with the Gold Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent.

HOW LONG DO YOU KEEP MY INFORMATION?

Seven years. Your Gold Coast Migration Advisor and Migration Agent is required by law to keep your information secure for seven years.

WILL YOU KEEP US INFORMED WHILST OUR VISA IS BEING PROCESSED?

Yes. Gold Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent are required by law to keep you informed in writing about the progress of you visa application including receipts and invoices for disbursements for fees relating to your visa application.

ARE YOU A GOVERNMENT MIGRATION AGENCY IN AUSTRALIA?

No, we are not a government Migration Agency. We are a private Migration Agency. We maintain your private information and act in your best interest only.

HOW LONG DOES A VISA APPLICATION TAKE?

We like to allow anything from 6 weeks to 6 months on average. An advantage of using the services of a Gold Coast Visa advisor is that not only does it make your application more accurate, it can also speed it up and make its processing time quicker.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

You will need to pay the Gold Coast Advising Migration Agent in Australia for the services provided prior to, during and up to the time of visa issue.

Fees vary depending on the types of visas, your situation and the time it takes to work on your types of visas. Our fees could be anything from $500 to $5000 and above depending on the types of visa. We are a registered Australian Migration Agent and we will charge you a fair and reasonable fee for our work.

In addition, you pay for The Department of Home Affairs (the Deaprtment) fees for the visas you apply for. The Department fees vary for different visas. You will also pay for your medical check, police certificate, and English test fees. Translation of your certificates and documents, and other requirements needed are paid by you.

WHEN WOULD I KNOW AN EXACT BREAKDOWN OF THE COST?

After your initial appointment with your Gold Coast Visa advisor, the advisor, or Migration Agent will provide you with an Agreement of Services Contract for you to sign and email back to us. This contract will be in the form of a letter and will include the prospects of likely success for your application with facts about Migration Law relevant to your application, an estimate of how long your visa application process will take, and a breakdown of the fees and costs for you.

WHEN SHOULD WE PAY THE COST?

On signing the contract you will be required to pay 50% of service fee for the Migration Agent Advisor and Migration Agent. The Gold Coast Migration Advisor and Agent will begin your visa application for lodgment. You will also be required to transfer monies to the Gold Coast Migration Advisor and Migration Agent as required to cover relevant fees for any extras such as translation of your documents and the like. Prior to lodgment to the Department you must transfer the remaining %50 of the Gold Coast Migration Advisor and Migration Agents’ fee to the Migration Agents’ Trust Account along with any fees required by the DIBP for your type of visas application.

The Gold Coast Migration Advisor and Migration Agent will disperse your money to pay for your Department types of visa and relevant fees for that visa.

The Gold Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent will hold your money paid to the Gold Coast Advisor and Migration Agent in their account until the time of issue to the Visa to you. Once your visas have been issued the Gold Coast Migration Agent Advisor and Migration Agent can access the money paid by you?

CAN I GET A REFUND IF MY VISA APPLICATION IS REFUSED?

No. The Department and the Gold Coast Migration Advisor and Migration Agent have a no refund policy once you have engaged their services.

If you decide to withdraw your visa application with the Department and your application fee to the Gold Coast Migration Visa Advisor and Migration Agent has been transferred, there is no refund given by the Gold Coast Migration Visa Advisor, Gold coast Migration Agent for that 50%.

CAN I INCLUDE FAMILY IN MY VISA APPLICATION?

Yes. Your Gold Coast Migration Visa Advisor and Migration Agent will not charge any extra fee for your family members. The Department may add on a fee for each additional family member in your visa application with Gold Coast Migration Advisor and the application prior to submission.

DO YOU HAVE SKYPE?

Yes. We can Skype our Gold Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent, if you would like to make an appointment.

CAN YOU HELP WITH STUDENT VISAS?

Yes, we can. Our Gold Coast Visa and Migration Agent charge a standard fee for student visas.

CAN YOU ALSO MAKE AN ENROLMENT FOR US AT AN EDUCATIONAL COOLEGE< UNIVERSITY OR ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCHOOL?

Yes. Our Gold Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent has special knowledge in this area, and can enroll you for your course should you wish us to do so. Our policy is in accordance with policy that we must inform you that if we enroll you in an educational course, we do so in your best interests. We will notify you in writing of any commissions we receive for enrolments.

IF I DON”T KNOW A GOOD SCHOOL TO STUDY AT CAN YOU HELP US?

Yes. As long as Gold Coast Advisor and Migration Agent acts in your best interest. We would notify you in writing if we receive any commission for your enrolment.

I CANNOT MAKE UP MY MIND WHAT I WANT, WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Gold Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent says that applying for a visa type and travelling or moving to Australia is a big decision. Only you can decide what you need and want. Gold Coast Advisor and Migration Agent says you must not take your decision lightly. Think about it carefully. Step back, have a think, weight up your options. When you think you have your proposal and plan made up, then we suggest you put it into an email explaining the relevant facts to Gold Coast Visa advisor and state the goal of your visa application. The more information you can give your Gold coast Visa Migration Advisor and Migration Agent, the more we can help you.

Be sure to send your details and ID verification via email to your Gold coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent. Remember the earlier you can get onto your plan the better. The best things in life take time and visa applications can be one of the best and biggest changes in your life, just ask your Gold Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent.

I’VE JUST CHANGED MY ADDRESS WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Contact in writing via email. You should notify your Gold Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent as soon as possible if you change your address or contact details.

ARE BOGUS DOCUMENTS ACCEPTABLE?

No. Serve penalties are in place for fraud. You may have your application cancelled immediately or be fined or placed in immigration detention. Gold Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent will have no part of fraudulent or an application that is believed to be non- genuine.

CAN YOU PROMISE AND GAURANTEE US A POSITIVE OUTCOME?

No. Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent cannot guarantee you a positive outcome. However we will always do our very best to act in your best interests.

CAN GOLD COAST VISA ADVISOR VARIFY CERTAIN DOCUMENTS WE EMAIL?

Yes. Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent can verify certain documents you email to us.

DO YOU HELP WITH THE TRANSLATIONS OF MY DOCUMENTS AND WRITE MY RESUME IF I NEED IT DONE?

Yes. Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent can organize the translations of your documents with the relevant authority in Australia. We can also write your resume. These will be written in your contract with Gold Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent.

WILL YOU COMMUNICATE WITH PEOPLE ON OUR BEHALF?

Yes. First, Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent will need to ask you to sign a special form allowing Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent to access your personal information with the Department and other relevant Departments. Once we receive your signed declaration we can access your information on your behalf. If Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent needs to, we will contact your sponsor or potential employer and assist them to process your application in any way we can. For example, write your resume for you, check your skills against the employers job description to ensure accuracy of your application. Coast Visa Advisor and Migration will do our best for your best interest. If we are able to speed up the process of your application, we will do our best.

WILL MY APPLICATION BE BY MAIL OR ONLINE?

Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent is a modern and innovative Migration Advisor and Agent. We embrace the latest computer technology and encourage you to use email and so on. Depending on the types of visa you are applying for and which country you are from as well as whether you are inside or outside of Australia will depend on whether Coast Visa Advisor and Migration Agent you makes your application by mailed application or online application. Either way Coast Visa Advisor or Migration Agent will advise you every step of the way.

HOW SHOULD I CONTACT MY GOLD COAST VISA ADVISOR?

You can contact your Gold Coast visa advisor for Australia wide applications by email or phone. Our services for Migration Agents like to contact with you. We like you to contact by email at first, then once we receive your email, we will contact you by phone.

 

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