bridging visas

PLEASE NOTE: Bridging Visa expiry times have changed recently. We will be updating our fact sheets shortly.

 

Information about Bridging Visas for people in detention

This fact sheet is for people who are already in detention. It includes information about:

  • how to apply for a Bridging Visa
  • what conditions a Bridging Visa will have
  • what you can do if your Bridging Visa application is refused

 

Information about Bridging Visas for people in the community

This fact sheet is for people who are in the community and arrived by boat. It includes information about:

  • what to do if you do not have a Bridging Visa
  • how to apply for Medicare
  • what to do if you do not have an ImmiCard
  • how to find out if you have work rights
  • what to do if you have a Bridging Visa E
  • what happens when your Bridging visa expires

This fact sheet was prepared by our friends at RACS.