The Department has released their monthly processing time figures for April. The times have mostly held steady, with some slight increases and decreases. Here are the “75% finalised” figures for some popular visas:

457: Rose from 51 days in March to 53 days in April

Graduate visa – post-study work stream: Fell from 69 days in March to 50 days in April

University student visas: Rose from 21 days in March to 36 days in April

Onshore partner visa: Stayed the same at 17 months

Offshore partner visa: Stayed the same at 11 months

ENS Direct Entry: Fell slightly from 10 months to 9 months


If you’re interested in applying for any of the above visas, call 08 6161 9239 to schedule a consultation.