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870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa

The Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa, commonly known as the 870 visa, is a temporary visa that allows parents to stay in Australia for a longer period to be with their children who are permanent residents or citizens of Australia. This visa was introduced to... Read more

Visa Type: Subclass 457 (Temporary Work (Skilled)) visa - Nomination Date Application Submitted: 15 August 2016
Date Nomination Approved: 6 October 2016

Work Visa Lawyers are exceptional in every way.  After having 2 other ‘professional’ visa firms fail to assist me secure an existing 457 visa holder as a new employee... Read more


Application lodged: 4 June 2019 Application granted: 4 November 2019 Country: Malta

We would like to express our gratitude and say a big thank you to Luke Edwards for the fantastic job he did to help us achieve residency in Australia for the whole family in just five months!
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Accountant
Invitation Received: 06/02/2023
Visa Granted: 11/07/2023

 

Hi Chris, Wendy, and your Team,

  My heart is glad and full of gratitude for the amazing work that you have done for me.    I have lost count of the number of times that I have opened this Grant Notification, read, read again... Read more

Why Consult an Immigration Lawyer

Are you thinking about making the move to Australia? Many people write their visa applications themselves, only to have their application rejected because they aren't familiar with all the legal requirements. Australia's immigration laws are complicated and always changing and if you get it wrong, you will lose your application fees and you may even be barred from applying again. If you want the best chance of having your Australian visa application approved the first time, you should consult an immigration lawyer in Australia. At Work Visa Lawyers, we give your application the best chance of success.

Work Visa Lawyers is located in Adelaide, South Australia, and we are known for our high visa success rate. We have helped a wide array of individuals and businesses to achieve Australian visas, appeals, and citizenship applications. Our clients include the following:

  • Students
  • Workers
  • Family members of individuals that have acquired permanent Australian citizenship
  • Business or corporations ranging from small to large

We take the utmost care with your matter and are committed to achieving your goals in the fastest timeframe possible. 

Our services include:

  • Visa applications
  • Visa refusal appeals
  • Visa cancellation appeals
  • Administrative Appeals Tribunal hearings
  • Citizenship applications
  • Australian migration advice
Our team of Registered Migration Agents and Immigration Lawyers has over 80 years' experience combined, and would love to help you with your Australian immigration journey.

The Application Process


For most Australian visa applications, we follow the following process:

Pre Visa Application

The first step is a consultation to assess which visa is the best option for you. We will ask you questions about your goals and your pesonal situtation to see which visas might suit you, and whether you can meet their criteria.

We then work with you to collect all the relevant paperwork, write an application for you, and submit it on your behalf - giving your application the best chance of success.

Post Visa Application

Once the application has been submitted, we will follow up with the Australian Government to check on the application's status and keep you informed of its progress.

Final Decision of the Application

After your application has been approved, you must comply with any conditions that attach to the visa. We will explain these to you and anything you need to do to comply with your visa.

We expect your application to be successful but if for any reason it is not, we will explain to you why this has happened and what options are available to you for an appeal or re-application.

Book an appointment with us today and find out how Work Visa Lawyers can give you the best chance of success.

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Chris Johnston, Principal Lawyer

Work Visa Lawyers knows times are tough, but that shouldn't stop you from following your dreams! You can rely on our team of experienced Immigration Lawyers and Registered Migration Agents for all your Australian migration matters. Book an appointment online today to speak with our immigraton experts and make your Australia dream a reality.

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Our South Australia Immigration Lawyers

At Work Visa Lawyers we are experienced in assisting applicants in all matters relating to Australian visa applications. Our areas of expertise include Student Visas, Skilled Migration visas, Business visas, Employer-Sponsored visas, Partner, and other Family Migration visas, as well as Migration Review Tribunal, Judicial Review, and Ministerial Intervention. Based in Adelaide South Australia, our Immigration Lawyers and Migration Agents provide migration advice to people and businesses from all over the world.

Work Visa Lawyers works on Kaurna Land
We acknowledge and pay respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and
Elders of this land and this nation, and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational
practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.