Supporting the 2017 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras!

Supporting the 2017 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras!

Embark Migration is celebrating the 2017 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival by offering free initial immigration and visa assessments for members of the LGBT community. We continue to strongly support our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender clients with professional and confidential services to help achieve their goals for partner visas and other immigration […]

Frequent Traveller Visitor visa for Chinese tourists

Frequent Traveller Visitor visa for Chinese tourists

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has commenced its trial of the new 10-year ‘Frequent Traveller’ Visitor visa for holders of People’s Republic of China passports who are applying from within mainland China. The frequent traveller visitor visa is available to Chinese citizens who travel frequently to Australia for short visits.  The department will only grant […]

Australian visa lodgement in Simplified Chinese for Chinese visitors

Australian visa lodgement in Simplified Chinese for Chinese visitors

  The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced that from 12 December2016, visa applicants in China will be able to lodge visitor visa applications in Chinese through a new online service provided by Australian Visa Application Centres (AVACs). The new optional online Visitor visa (Subclass 600) Tourist stream allows Chinese visitors to use the […]

New Child Safeguarding Framework released by DIBP

New Child Safeguarding Framework released by DIBP

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has released its Child Safeguarding Framework which outlines the Department’s principles, policies and procedures for staff and contracted service providers to safeguard children who receive its services.  The Department recognises that children are inherently vulnerable and the Framework is designed to provide consistency of services and care to children in immigration programs, including […]

Australian Visa Application Centres in Turkey

Australian Visa Application Centres in Turkey

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has announced the introduction of visa application lodgement and biometrics collection services for applicants in Turkey. Three Australian Visa Application Centres in Turkey commenced operation this month. The centres will accept visa applications and collect biometrics from applicants located in Turkey from the following dates: Istanbul – 14 October […]