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My visa is being cancelled

Why is my visa being cancelled?

These factsheets are provided by Refugee and Immigration Legal Service, an organisation that helps refugees and migrants in Queensland. The first was updated in June 2019 and the second in September 2018.

This factsheet provides a simple explanation of the different reasons why a visa may be cancelled.

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This factsheet provides more information about why a visa may be cancelled and what you should do.

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This information is provided by the Law Institute of Victoria, a peak body for lawyers in Victoria. It was published in February 2018.

This information is for people whose visas are, or are about to be, cancelled under the Migration Act. Your visa may be cancelled for different reasons, so there are different factsheets for people depending on what kind of visa cancellation process you are looking at.

My visa is being cancelled under section 501

My visa is being cancelled under section 116

My Bridging Visa E is being cancelled

This factsheet is provided by Refugee & Advice Casework Service, a legal organisation that helps refugees in Sydney. It was last updated in November 2019.

This fact sheet is for people who may be facing cancellation of their Bridging Visa E. The Minister may cancel a visa if its holder has not complied with a condition of the visa or if a prescribed ground for cancellation exists. When a person’s bridging visa is cancelled, they become an unlawful non-citizen and are detained

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