Visa Cancellations: Reasons, Consequences, and Seeking Legal Assistance

For any non-Australian citizen, their visa may be cancelled at any time, for a vast number of reasons. If this occurs, the visa holder should seek immediate legal help, or risk having to leave the country, face large fines or potentially face jail time. This is why it is extremely important to ensure you are divulging all necessary information when applying for a visa, and sticking to the visa allowances once it is granted. In this article, Resolute Legal discusses visa cancellations, and why they happen. We will also touch on how a visa lawyer or visa immigration expert can help you navigate the issue.

Why do Visas Get Cancelled?

Visas are cancelled by the Department of Home Affairs. Some of the main reasons for visa cancellation include:

  • False or misleading information found on your visa application or entry card.
  • You are not keeping the conditions of your visa. For example, if you are found to be working without the correct visa, you may have it cancelled.
  • The circumstances allowing you to qualify for your visa no longer exist.

If your visa is at risk of cancellation, the Department of Home Affairs must legally notify you. If you receive this notice, it is vital that you seek advice from a visa lawyer, visa immigration worker or an expert. Otherwise, you may be at risk of deportation.

What to do if You are at Risk

Visa cancellations are generally discretionary, which means you will be informed of the intent to cancel your visa before it is actually cancelled. However, requests for consideration are on a strict time limit. Therefore, you should seek immediate assistance from a visa lawyer if you are at risk. Resolute Legal has the best lawyers Townsville has to offer who can assist in visa cancellation appeals.

Find out more now, or get in touch with the best lawyers Townsville has available by reaching out to us today.

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