Monthly Archives: September 2012

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS)

Frank LanzaProcessing Times

The lead up to the legislative changes of 1 July 2012 saw an unprecedented number of applications. As a result, the expected waiting times have become longer. In June, the Immigration Department went from having four months of processing work on-hand to nine months. Clients who lodged an application in June should expect to wait for nine months for their case to be allocated. Read more »