Visa Processing Timeframes
From 25 March 2008, processing times for applications
lodged on or after this date are as follows:
Applications lodged at the Public Counter: minimum
of 7 working days from the date of receipt in this
Applications submitted through the post: maximum of 15
working days from the date of receipt in this office.
Study Visas: minimum of 4 weeks from the date of receipt in this
Please note that these are indicative processing times only.
Processing may take longer at certain times of the year or
depending on the complexity of the application.
The onus is on you, the applicant, to ensure that your full,
complete application is submitted in sufficient time for a
decision to be made before your date of travel.
Visas cannot be issued on the same day as the application