Some Bridging Visa A holders are eligible for Medicare. For example, if you apply for a permanent visa. You would need to contact Medicare to find out if you are eligible for it.
Is a Bridging Visa A eligible for Centrelink?
You would need to contact Centrelink to find out if you are eligible for it.
What happens if you leave Australia on a Bridging Visa A?
The Bridging Visa A doesn’t allow you to travel in and out of Australia. If you’d like to travel whilst on a bridging visa, it is generally advised you apply for a Bridging Visa B. If you do leave Australia and do not apply for a BVB, your BVA will be cancelled....
Can I drive Uber on bridging visa?
Your bridging visa will have the same work rights and conditions as your previous visa. So if you hold a working holiday visa or a student visa when you transition onto a bridging visa, then you could continue to work with the same rights.
Is Bridging Visa A automatically granted?
Yes, a Bridging Visa A will usually be automatically granted when you submit a visa application from within Australia and you meet the requirements for lodging a substantive visa
How do I get work rights on a bridging visa?
You will usually only be granted work rights on a bridging visa if your previous visa allowed you to work, or you applied for a permanent visa. In certain circumstances if there are compelling and compassionate circumstances you may request work rights from immigration.
How much does a Bridging Visa A cost in Australia?
A Bridging Visa A has no cost, it is automatically granted when you submit a visa application. A Bridging Visa B costs $145 AUD
Can I travel on a bridging visa?
Initially the bridging visa you’ll usually be issued is a Bridging Visa A, which does not have travel rights. If you’d like to travel on a Bridging Visa, you’ll need to apply for a Bridging Visa B. A Bridging Visa B allows for travel in and out of Australia
What is the duration of a bridging visa?
There’s no specific duration of bridging visa. It will simply last until Immigration make a decision on your application. Once the new visa is granted, you’ll automatically transition on the new visa and your bridging visa will finish
When would I move onto the bridging visa?
You will only move onto the bridging visa once your current visa expires. For example, if you hold a working holiday visa that hasn’t expired and apply for a student visa, you will remain on the working holiday visa until it expires. You’ll then automatically...
How long does bridging visa A take to process?
Once you have applied for a visa from onshore you are generally automatically granted a Bridging Visa immediately. A Bridging Visa A allows you to remain in Australian whilst a decision is made on your visa.
Can you work on a Bridging Visa A?
Your bridging visa will usually have the same work rights and conditions as your previous visa. For example, if you hold a working holiday visa and apply for a student visa, you will have the same work rights on the bridging visa as your working holiday visa – Full...