Facebook post - 20th November, 2013
AS A KIWI LIVING PERMANENTLY IN AUSTRALIA DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE CONSIDERED ACCORDING TO IMMIGRATION?
These are the most common terms I have come across so far but there are more I'm sure. Some mean the same thing, some are similar, but different. I've discovered knowing what you are exactly can open up options and have a profound effects on yours' and your family's lives, both good and bad.
Know what you are, then you know where to start.
What do you know or think you are? If you're unsure we're here to help. Remember, you could even have several titles.
A - A PERMANENT RESIDENT?
B - A TEMPORARY RESIDENT?
C - A PERMANENT VISA HOLDER?
D - A TEMPORARY VISA HOLDER?
E - AN EXEMPT NON CITIZEN?
F - BORN AN EXEMPT NON CITIZEN?
F - AN ELIGIBLE NEW ZEALAND CITIZEN (ENZC)?
G - A DUAL CITIZEN?
H - A PROTECTED SPECIAL CATEGORY VISA (SCV) HOLDER?
I - A NON-PROTECTED SCV HOLDER?
J - THE HOLDER OF THE VISA SUBCLASS 444?
K - AN AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN?
L - AN AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN BY BIRTH?
M - AN AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN BY CONFERRAL?
N - AN AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN VIA DESCENT?
O - STATELESS?
P - A TEMPORARY SUBCLASS 461 VISA HOLDER?
Q - A NON-PROTECTED SCV HOLDER WHO USED TO BE A PERMANENT RESIDENT OR EXEMPT NON CITIZEN?
R - SOMEONE WHO WAS AUTOMATICALLY GRANTED PERMANENT RESIDENCY UPON ARRIVAL PRE 1ST SEPTEMBER 1994?
S - BEEN GRANTED THE RESIDENT RETURN VISA (SUBCLASS 155) AND NOW RECOGNISED AS A PERMANENT RESIDENT TEMPORARILY?
T - SPONSORED VISA HOLDER eg. EMPLOYER NOMINATED SCHEME (ENS), FAMILY MEMBER, SKILLED, REGIONAL SPONSORED MIGRATION SCHEME (RSMS)
U - DISTINGUISHED TALENT VISA?
V - BUSINESS TALENT VISA?
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Na Erina Anderson