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.
You would need to contact Centrelink to find out if you are eligible for it.
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....
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.
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
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.
A Bridging Visa A has no cost, it is automatically granted when you submit a visa application. A Bridging Visa B costs $145 AUD
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
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
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...
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.
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...