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Australian Visa Update: Hong Kong Passport Holders

by | Aug 24, 2020 | Migration

Legislative Instrument – F2020L01047 – Migration Amendment (Hong Kong Passport Holders) Regulations 2020 amends the Migration Regulations to extend temporary skilled and temporary graduate visas for five years from 9 July 2020 to 8 July 2025 if the primary visa holder held a Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China passport when the visa was granted.

Secondary family members’ visas will also be extended to 8 July 2025, regardless of the passport they hold.

Subclass 482 Temporary Skill Shortage and Subclass 485 Temporary Graduate visas granted from 9 July 2020 will also be granted with his five year validity period for Hong Kong passport holders.

The permanent residency pathways for these visa holders will be announced at a later date.

This Instrument commenced retrospectively on 9 July 2020.

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