Condition 8503 – No Further Stay Waiver Request
If No Further Stay 8503 Condition Attached on your Visa ?
The DoHA announced the flexible approach in order to deal with the dilemma amid coronavirus outbreak.
A ‘No Further Stay’ condition is a condition that prevents the visa holder from applying for many temporary and permanent visas while they are in Australia.
Conditions include 8503, 8534 and 8535.
Check the visa conditions list for more information on each condition including the limited specified visas you can still apply for without a waiver
Check Visa condition online – VEVO Check
You can check your VEVO check to understand Conditions include 8503, 8534 and 8535.
The Doha has advised temporary visa holders can apply for another visa to extend their stay in Australia if they are unable to travel. We understand that the current circumstance has left many temporary visa holders in Australia in a limbo. One of our clients has to reschedule her parents travel due to the restriction of entry imposed by their own country.
“My parents are in Australia on a visitor visa which will expire soon, they were supposed to fly back to China, but the government of China has restricted all flights and with the 14 days quarantine attached. What can I do now ?”” can I get an onshore extension of visitor visa? “Melbourne-based Genui shares the same dilemma.
“No Further Stay” condition 8503 waiver
We suggest that every applicant should remain their legal status and extend their visas they are eligible for.
Or request the waiver if the condition attached before you apply another valid application. The estimated time for processing the condition waiver is 28days for now.
Travellers affected by COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) restrictions
If you cannot depart Australia as planned due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, you need to maintain a valid visa.
If your visa has a No Further Stay condition, you will need to request, and be granted, a waiver before you make a new visa application.
How to request a waiver
You can request a waiver online using the No Further Stay waiver request form. Each visa holder is required to submit an individual request.
If you are unable to complete the online form, you can complete Form 1447 No Further Stay waiver request (373KB PDF) and post your form with all supporting documentation to:
Department of Home Affairs
Brisbane No Further Stay Waiver Request Processing Centre
GPO Box 9984
Brisbane Qld 4001
Manage your request a waiver
From our experiences, we encourage you to submit your waiver request before your current visa ceases.
You can use online form or paper lodgement
Statement and documentary evidence should be sufficient
- documentary evidence to support your claims for requesting a waiver. This evidence can include medical reports. If any of your documents are not in English, you must also include English translations. Translations must be accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters.
What visa you can apply for if condition 8534 attached
If your visa is subject to condition 8534, you cannot apply for a further visa in Australia other than:
- a Protection visa
- a Student Guardian visa (subclass 590)
- a Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485).
If a ‘No Further Stay’ 8503 condition is waived
You can apply for another visa without having to depart Australia.
If the ‘No Further Stay’ condition is not waived
You will not be able to apply for another substantive visa while you are in Australia, except a protection visa in some circumstances.