Immigration law refers to the rules and regulations of our National government and the way in which immigration to Australia is controlled and monitored. To assist you and your family with this process, Waters & Co. provides personalised immigration services and we take great pride in our attention to detail to ensure that we achieve positive results for our clients.
How we can help?
We are able to assist you with the following areas of migration and Visa applications and offer sound quality advice on fees and eligibility.
Bridging Visas: This will allow the Visa holder to stay in Australia whilst your new Visa application is being process. This includes the following subclasses 010, 020, 030, 040, 041, 050, 051, 050, 070.
Partner Visas: We can assist with allowing your partner or spouse to live in Australia. Including Prospective Marriage (Subclass 300) Visa, Partner (Provisional) (Subclass 309) Visa, Partner (Subclass 100) Visa, Partner (Subclass 820) Visa, Partner (Subclass 801) Visa and Dependent Child (Subclass 445) Visa
Family Visas, including Child Visas (subclass 101 and 802), Adoption Visa (Subclass 102), Orphan Relative Visas (Subclass 117 and 837), Parent Visa (Subclass 103), Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 804), Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 864 and 884), Contributory Parent Visa (Subclass 143 and 173), Aged Dependent Relative Visa (Subclass 114 and 838), Carer Visa (Subclass 116 and 836) and Remaining Relative Visa (Subclass 115 and 835)
Skilled Migration, including Skilled – Independent Subclass Visa (Subclass 189 and 885), Skilled – Nominated or Sponsored Visa (Subclass 190 and 886), Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 489), Skilled – Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485), Skilled – Recognised Graduate Visa (Subclass 476)
Employer Sponsored Migration, including Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) (Subclass 186) and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) (Subclass 187)
Business Skills Migration, including Business Talent Visa (Subclass 132), Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 188), Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) Visa (Subclass 888), Business Owner (Subclass 890), State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner (Subclass 892) and Investor Visa (Subclass 891)
Refugee and Humanitarian Visas, including Refugee Visa (Subclass 200), In-Country Special Humanitarian Visa (Subclass 201), Global Special Humanitarian Visa (Subclass 203), Women at Risk Visa (Subclass 204), Kosovar Safe Haven (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 448), Humanitarian Stay (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 449), Protection Visa (Subclass 866), Territorial Asylum (Subclass 800)
Other Permanent Visas, including Former Resident Visa (Subclass 151), Permanent Residents of Norfolk Island Visas (Subclass 834), Distinguished Talent Visa (Subclass 858), Permanent Witness Protection Visa (Subclass 852), Confirmatory Visa (Subclass 808)
Resident Return Visas, including Five Year Resident Return Visa (Subclass 155), Three Month Resident Return Visa (Subclass 157), Provisional Resident Return Visa (Subclass 159)
New Zealand Citizen Visas, including Special Category Visa (SCV) (Subclass 444) and New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship Visa (Subclass 461)
Temporary Work Visas, including Business Long Stay Visa (Subclass 457), Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) Visa 9Subclass 400), Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity) Visa (Subclass 401), Training and Research Visa (Subclass 402), Temporary Work (International Relations) Visa (Subclass 403), Temporary Work (Entertainment) Visa (Subclass 420), Special Program Visa (Subclass 416) and Superyacht Crew Visa (Subclass 488)
Student Immigration, including Independent ELICOS Sector Visa (Subclass 570), Schools Sector Visa (Subclass 571), Vocational Education and Training Sector Visa (Subclass 572), Higher Education Sector Visa (Subclass 573), Postgraduate Research Sector Visa (Subclass 574), Non-award Sector Visa (Subclass 575), AusAID or Defence Sector Visa (Subclass 576) and Student Guardian Visa (Subclass 580)
Visitor Visas, including Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) Visa (Subclass 400), Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417), Subclass 462 Visa, Visitor Visa (Subclass 600), Electronic Travel Authority Visa (Subclass 601), Medical Treatment Visa (Subclass 602), eVisitor Visa (Subclass 651), Tourist Visa (Subclass 676)
Australian Citizenship, including application or loss of citizenship
Review of Migration Decisions, including Migration Review Tribunal (MRT), Refugee Review Tribunal (MRT), Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT), Judicial Review and Court Appeals
If there is another type of Visa you wish to enquire about that is not listed above, or you wish to discuss your immigration matter with our Migration Lawyer, please contact our office.