Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Below is a list of frequently asked questions that you might find useful.

Certainly! While it’s feasible to independently apply for an Australian visa, there are numerous advantages to engaging the services of an immigration lawyer. Australia has a large number of active visa subclasses, each with distinct purposes and varying prerequisites and the documentation required to support as evidence can be difficult to understand. Determining the most suitable visa subclass for your specific situation can be daunting without the right guidance. Our Melbourne based immigration specialists are well-equipped to provide counsel on visa options, eligibility, and the necessary documentation. With our assistance, you can rest assured the thoroughness and readiness of your application for the authorities’ assessment. If you require assistance with visa matters for yourself or your loved ones, reach out to the Prestige Legal Group team. Our team, we will assess your situation before providing guidance on the best course of action. Our cost-effective legal solutions can save you both time and money.
When selecting an immigration lawyer in Australia, you should consider the following factors amongst others to check if the person you are dealing with is trustworthy:
  • First, look for a lawyer who’s registered with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority. See More
  • Choose an experienced professional for your visa application preparation, able to identify errors, and good understanding of the documentation required.
  • Ensure the immigration lawyer offers support throughout the engagement process, allowing you to ask questions and seek advice.
  • Your lawyer should provide regular updates on your case.
  • Most importantly, your lawyer must prioritize ‘confidentiality’.

The PLG team offers comprehensive legal support and assistance for various matters related to Australia immigration, such as studying, working, sponsorships, nominations, visa cancellations, waivers, appeals or obtaining permanent residency. It’s critical you choose the appropriate visa for your travel or valid stay in Australia; we streamline the process and increase the chances of making this happen.

Book a consultation with us to determine the most suitable course of action for your needs and to understand the requirements for a successful application.

In representing you, it’s our role to take you from where you are now and get you to where you want to be with your immigration status by giving you:

  • Trusted legal advice with peace of mind for your migration journey;
  • Prepare, lodge and liaise with the authority on your behalf and;
  • Proactively-manage the entireprocess until the visa is granted/decision made on your matter.

The PLG team uses technology as an ‘efficient’ and ‘key enabler’ to communicate and meet with our clients. All our consultations are carried out online using platforms such as Google Meet, Microsoft Teams and Zoom. This way you don’t have to travel to our offices for an in-person meeting and save time, also all our overseas clients don’t get a different service experience if they are not based in Melbourne.

Onshore clients (Australia only) – if we are required to meet with you in-person, an appointment will be scheduled by our team at our office in Melbourne so you can meet with us and complete required formalities quickly. 

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