What is Visa Assist for Permanent Residency?
Visa Assist can help you find out which PR visa you qualify for and help you with the application process. There professional advice and help is independent and confidential. These experts can also help your husband, wife, children or other family apply for a visa.
Interpreters are also available.
You will still need to pay the applicable visa fee to the Government, but all advice and help provided by Visa Assist is free. Fill out the the Find Out More form to use Visa Assist.
How To Apply
Ask your union for a referral for free and confidential advice. Visa Assist will then arrange an appointment over the phone or in person. This appointment is confidential and professional.
There is no limit to the number of free appointments or services.
If you are not a union member but would still like to access free Visa Assist, please fill out the Find Out More form and we will get into contact with you. Memberships are affordable and provide plenty of other benefits, including:
- help with workplace issues
- discounts on shopping and travel.
Why is Visa Assist for Permanent Residency free?
Visa Assist is a non-profit service. That means it is not a business trying to make a profit, but a community service dedicated to helping people. This is why there is no cost to use Visa Assist.
Visa Assist is funded through a partnership between Unions NSW and the Immigration Advice and Rights Centre (IARC).
Find out more about Visa Assist.
Who we help
Visa Assist experts cover all types of visas provided to people in Australia, including:
- All immigration and visa questions
- Visa cancellations or problems
- Sponsoring family members to come to Australia
- Review of Department of Immigration decisions
Read about other cases that Visa Assist experts have worked on.