Hi guys, My lodgement date was on Dec 26, I’m under Visa 190 program, on Jul 23(after 7 months from lodge) I received an acknowledgement letter from GSM Adelaide, it says that they’ve received my documents, Did they send you such an acknowledgment letter before granting you the visa? as I know I uploaded all the necessary documents, how long do you think it might take me to get the visa ?Almost all of the people who lodged with me in Dec 2018 got their visa after 7 months any Idea ?(I will keep you posted)
Hi Dear Guys, I’ve contacted the GSM through feedback and the suggestion tab in my profile, as you can see it’s been 11 months since I lodged, and here is their answer:
Dear Mr Rostami
I am writing to you today in response to a Global Feedback Unit (GFU) enquiry you made on 26 November 2019 regarding the processing of an application for a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa.
The Feedback Case number is IMMI-(personal ) Please quote this number in any further enquiries relating to this matter.
In your feedback you have expressed concern regarding the time taken to process your application for a subclass 190 visa, which was lodged on 26 December 2018.
You have stated that the time taken to process your application has moved beyond the published processing times and you have requested a review of your application.
The Department recognises that where the time taken to process an application exceeds average processing times this can cause applicants concern. However, once a visa application is allocated, processing times for individual applications do vary depending on individual circumstances.
This can include the time required to verify supporting documentation. Verification processes are an essential part of maintaining the integrity of the skilled visa program.
I can advise that the application remains under assessment, however I cannot advise when it will be finalised. The Department may contact you if further documents are required, or if a decision is made on the application.
The Department is committed to service improvement and your feedback provides us with information to help improve the quality of our services. I would like to thank you for taking the time to provide the Department with this feedback.
Business Support Officer, Skilled Program Delivery SA (GSM)
Skilled and Family Visa Program Branch | Immigration and Programs Division
Immigration and Settlement Services Group
Department of Home Affairs
Today 14/Jan/2020 I’ve received an email asking for more information about my employment claims, this is the exact email content : “Evidence of employment In order to finalise your visa application the Department is requesting you to provide your Social Security number and your password for below website to confirm your employment claims.Once your application is finalised, we recommend that you change your password.If you choose not to provide the information requested, your application may take longer to process as we are required to verifiy your claims before finalising your application.”
The problem is that what they asked for is not right about me, I don’t have any account in that site, I’m working in a department that has its own insurance system that can not be possible to view it on the internet" Well, I’m going to resolve the problem in a different way, wish me luck.
I’ve explained it to them that I don’t have that user pass they want from me, I hope they understand that, I also updated my bank statement, my payslips, my superannuation, I also uploaded a work reference, my contract, and some work regulation paper to show that the company I work is different from the others and it has its own pension-fund system. wait for new updates
Wish you good luch @E.Rostami. Hope you get your GRANT soon…
Thanks my friend, wish you the same.
42 days passed since my comment and I’m still waiting
Hmm, I know how frustrating it would be waiting for so long. Did you contact GFU as Suggestion or Complaint?. I contacted as Suggestion and got reply that it is because of COVID 19, things are delayed. We have requested reply from concerned processing team and they might provide further response at their discretion, however no further response has been requested and we have closed this case.
Hi Scdesh Well, I contacted them several times, the same old answer:" it is not possible for the Global Feedback Unit to assist you with this matter.Having previously advised that the Global Feedback Unit is unable to assist with enquiries, we will not respond any further." I’m disappointed, and I stopped sending them suggestion, asking about my case, so I just wait. Hope things go well, for all the people with Covid-19