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U.S. E-3 Visa Expiry Concerns During Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

It is likely Australian citizens already working in the U.S. on an E-3 visa which carries up to 2-year validity may be reaching their visa expiry date.  Under prevailing Covid-19 travel restrictions and closure of U.S. global consulates, the normal requirement that a new E-3 can only be applied for outside of the U.S. poses […]

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Temporary Activity Visa (Covid-19 Pandemic Event)

In recognising restricted international travel options arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Australian Government has introduced a special category within the Subclass 408 visa to enable certain foreign employees to remain and continue their current work in Australia in critical sectors such as agriculture, food processing, and health, aged, disability, or child care. Evidence is […]

Australia’s Covid-19 Travel Exemption Regulations Update

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic Australia as an island nation has placed a ban with few exceptions, on all overseas travel unless an exemption is granted.   Borders are expected to remain closed until at least the first half of 2021. The Federal Government’s decision while safeguarding the nation’s health will continue to constrain business […]

Covid-19 and Expat

Expat International operates in a global environment, moving people and possessions all across the world. Our goal, always, is to deliver exceptional customer service and to ensure a simple, streamlined process for our customers. The safety and satisfaction of our customers and the wellbeing of our team members are extremely important to us. Please be […]

Kent Relocation Group Acquires Expat International

December 10, 2019 MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: Kent Relocation Group has announced their acquisition of Expat International, an iconic global Relocation and Immigration business headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. In announcing the purchase Steve Alves, CEO of the Kent Relocation Group said “We are delighted to have secured this prestigious and well-respected business within the Mobility sector”. The […]

Perth and Gold Coast now included in the Australian Regional Migration Program

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Government has expanded the anticipated Regional Migration Program by increasing the number of regional visas issued annually from 23,000 to 25,000. Gold Coast in Queensland and Perth in Western Australia have also been included on the Regional Australia list for migration purposes. The Regional Migration Program introduces two new visa types: […]

Supporting Children in the Relocation Process

At Expat International, we support a great many families making their first international or domestic relocation. Moving with children can be daunting and stressful, and parents often wonder how their children will cope with such a big change in their lives. At Expat, we help families of all sizes make their move as seamless and […]

New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority Launch – October 1, 2019

Effective October 1, 2019 Most travellers excepting Australian citizens will be refused entry to New Zealand if they do not hold a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) or other valid New Zealand visa prior to travel. Australian citizens will be exempt, but Australian permanent residents must hold an NZeTA. Additionally, travellers do not have […]

Home-educating overseas: your questions answered

For many families, home-educating overseas is a daunting prospect. There’s a whole list of things to consider when making the decision to home-educate your child, no matter where you live. Throw in a whole new country and the list only gets longer!

Australia and Greece announce a reciprocal Work and Holiday visa agreement, effective 1 July 2019

The Australian government has unveiled a new reciprocal agreement for a Work and Holiday visa arrangement with Greece. This came into effect on 1 July 2019. It was first discussed in 2014, and ratified by the Greek Parliament in 2015. The agreement reached finalisation during an Australian visit of Greek Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Terens Quick.