Emigrating to Australia: Applying for a Partner visa (subclass 309/100), the next steps.

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Australia House: Home of the Australian High Commission. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Firstly, thank you to everyone who has “liked” or decided to follow this blog so far, whether through WordPress or Facebook. I’m very new to blogging and any kind of encouragement means a lot. Thank you. šŸ™‚

So an update as to where I am up to in the application process:

I finally received my police clearance certificate on Thursday 2nd May and posted it with a photocopy to Australia House in London on Tuesday 7th May. I received an email from my case officer at the embassy on Thursday 9th telling me that she has received my certificate and that now there is nothing else outstanding on my file. She also told me my medical results had been received and that they were clear – which was the part I was most worried about! Phew! So now, I have nothing else to submit and at last, after just under five months, my application is complete. I’m pleased, relieved, excited and…nervous. Now we are at the most difficult stage: the waiting.

But let’s back up a bit. What exactly happened after P and I submitted the application?

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