The most important element of your migration approach will be getting and planning the essential documents for your visa application.
We strongly advise that you:
1. Read through by means of the Visa Software Document Checklist and uncover out exactly what you need to supply in your software. You should be aware that each visa group will need distinct documents so be positive to discover out which documents are necessary for your certain visa category (e.g. work visa, residency etc.).
2. Consider the essential actions to get the authentic or licensed copies of these files. Most federal government immigration departments call for only the original or certified copies of distinct paperwork (i.e. beginning certificates, marriage certificates, passports, reference letters, qualifications, and many others.) and photocopies may possibly not be recognized. For instance, if you are necessary to supply original operate reference letters from preceding businesses, get in contact with these earlier companies and request a signed and dated letter that confirms your employment with their business to be mailed out to you. Do not believe that photocopies or emails are sufficient enough proof.
3. If you have lost essential files (e.g. grades transcripts, delivery certificates and so on.) then get in contact with appropriate departments/officials that can give you with a new licensed copy of these paperwork.
4. If you need to have to get files qualified, keep track of down your nearest authorised individual. In New Zealand, you can go to a Justice of Peace or a solicitor. Titles of authorised individuals differ in every nation – in the United states of america they are referred to as ‘Notaries’, and in South Africa they are known as ‘Commissioners of Oaths’. It is important that you go to the appropriate authorised individuals as federal government immigration departments will not take documents that have not been certified by recognised authorities.
Application ESTA ought to get started making ready the files at minimum two or 3 months ahead of you implement for your visa. This will conserve you enormous time and pressure in the extended operate, and permit you to get the needed files prior to submission time. A single of the frequent dilemmas seasoned by our customers is the hold off in acquiring essential documents.
If you are likely to send out your unique files through container shipment, then we strongly recommend having accredited copies produced for each document which you can then mail to your tackle in your new country. We do not advise having these certified copies with you on board the flight to your vacation spot nation, as this will elevate suspicion between immigration officials at the airport.