Announcement from DIBP

Announcement from DIBP
Bupa Medical Visa Services to conduct immigration health examinations in Australia

On 25 July 2014 Medibank Health Solutions will cease operations as the department’s migration medical services provider.

The department has selected a new service provider, Bupa Medical Visa Services, to deliver these services. Bupa Medical Visa Services was successful in securing the new contract […]

By |August 29th, 2014|News|0 Comments

New Face at Yangwha Visa!

At Yangwha Visa we are very happy to announce that that we have been joined by Ate Dolly (Mamangon) Laoag as our new Office Manager. She brings her great skills and organizational abilities to help make us even better and to help serve you. Many of you know her for her hard work and friendly […]

By |August 29th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Standard Business Sponsorships and Permanent Resident Sponsorships for your employees-here is what you NEED to know


The use of the term “sponsorship” can cause confusion. Let’s look at its applications as an approval to sponsor and hire 457 workers. And SBS, or Standard Business sponsorship, is a document issued by the Australian government via the DIBP. It is typically valid for 3 years from date of issue (1 year for companies […]

By |July 23rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Super funds return double-digit growth

Are you working in Australia? One of the great benefits of working in Australia is the employers contribution to the Superannuation fund. The employer’s contribution is 9.5% of your salary. So, if as a 457 worker you are earning $54,000 a year, your employer contributes $5,130 per year on your behalf. This is in addition […]

By |July 23rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

1 July: Good news NO price increase!

Every year on 1 July the DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Protection) announces new regulations, requirements and very often price increases. This year was a very good year! Visa application fees stayed the same-with no price increases! In addition there were very little changes in the regulations-this is good news because changes in the regulations […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

With Yangwha Visa you can pay as you go!

Did you know that at Yangwha Visa you can pay as you go? Visa applications costs, especially for PR’s are high. With Yangwha Visa you can pay as you. With your initial payment we will begin assisting you to process your visa immediately so it can be ready to submit by the time you make […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Just a few recent Yangwha Visa success stories

We renewed a worker’s 457 visa very quickly after he had been denied on his application (he did not use Yangwha first time!) and was referred to the Migration Review Tribunal – Yay, we are happy to be able to help!!!! The Yangwha Team 

Just got another PR visa for one of our workers-Congrats from the Yangwha team!

Lots of 457 […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

NEWS New validity requirement for skills assessments

From 1 July 2014, if a skills assessment is mandatory as part of a visa application, that assessment will only be valid for a period of three years from the date of issue, unless a shorter validity period is specified on the assessment.

A skills assessment must be valid at the time of lodgement for the […]

By |June 19th, 2014|News|0 Comments

DIBP announces changes to the CSOL and SOL lists to become effective 1 July 2014

The following occupations will be added to the SOL:

• Chef (ANZSCO) 351311)
• Bricklayer (ANZSCO 331111)
• Wall and Floor Tiler (ANZSCO 333411)

The following occupations will be added to the CSOL:

• Hydrogeologist (ANZSCO 234413)
• Exercise Physiologist (ANZSCO 234915)

The following titles of occupations will be changed:

• Ship’s Surveyor will be titled Marine Surveyor (ANZSCO 231215)
• General Medical Practitioner […]

By |June 18th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Help us help you!

When you avail of our services we want to do the very best job we can for you and your family.  And, for us to do the best possible job, we need your help.  So, what is the help we need?   First, when we request documents the faster you can get them to us the […]

By |June 11th, 2014|News|0 Comments