More nomination spaces for Manitoba and Saskatchewan under Express Entry

The provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan will receive additional provincial nomination spaces for the 2015 Nominee Programme. Saskatchewan will receive an additional 775 provincial nomination spots under Express Entry, which means that it will have a total of 5,500 immigration nominations accepted in 2015. This is a 16% increase on the 2014 total. Saskatchewan currently has the lowest unemployment rate of… More »

Australia will increase Partner Visa application fees by 50% from January 1st, 2015

The Australian Government will increase the charges for Partner Visa applications by 50% from 1st of January 2015.  The increase will apply to permanent Partner visa subclasses (combined 309/100 and 820/801) and the prospective marriage visa (subclass 300). Here are the new Partner Visa application fees: Provisional and permanent partner visas – currently $3085 increased to $4627.50 Prospective marriage visa… More »