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If your application for a visa to visit, enter or stay in Australia is refused, you may be able to appeal the decision. Similarly, if you have held a visa to stay in Australia and the visa has been cancelled, you may be able to appeal that decision to cancel your visa.Claim your consultation
Appeal To The Federal Circuit Court (FCC)If your appeal fails at the AAT, you may be able to lodge a further appeal to the Federal Circuit Court (FCC). In general, you must lodge your appeal to the FCC within 35 days. If the appeal is not lodged within this timeframe, you would in general lose your right to review.
Appeal To The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT/MRT)If your visa application was refused or if the visa you held was cancelled, you may be able to appeal the decision. In general, you must lodge your appeal to the AAT within 21 days. However, the timeframe can vary depending on the type of decision and the method by which you were notified of the decision. If the appeal is not lodged within this timeframe, you would in general lose your right to review.
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frequently asked questions
Depending on the visa you have applied for, you may have not uploaded enough information, forgot to upload the “Time of Application” documents, not provided the right English Test results, or lodged an application for a visa you were not eligible for.
Common reasons include student visa holders not attending classes, temporary partner visa holders not notifying the DHA of the relationship ending, andvisa holders providing bogus documents or failing the Character Test.
In most cases, you have the right to appeal – if you do, it will state it on your Refusal Letter under the “Review Rights” heading. For a number of temporary visa subclasses, if you’re offshore when the Refusal is decided, you will have no review rights.
In most cases, when you have the right to appeal, you can appeal to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT).
Depending on the type of visa refusal, the Applicant will usually have 21 days to appeal to the AAT. The appeal must be lodged by the due date and needs to be lodged directly with the AAT.
Depending on the reason(s) for refusal, you may have a chance of getting the decision overturned at the AAT. Some common refusal reasons can be successfully argued at the AAT, especially with new supporting documents and evidence