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Terms and conditions

Application for Review - MRD
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Privacy Notice

We collect information from you to process your application and to carry out the review under the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975. We give a copy of the application to the department or organisation that made the decision you want reviewed. We may also give a copy to any other person that is a party to the review. For more information about what we do with information given to us during the review, including what information is usually made public and when information is kept confidential, see our fact sheet Privacy and confidentiality at the AAT and our Privacy Policy.

Terms and Conditions

In using this online form, you acknowledge that: the time of lodgement for any online application is the time when the AAT receives the application; if you agree, the AAT will send documents relating to your application to you by email, and that there are risks in transmitting information by email and that, while the AAT strives to protect such information, we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of information transmitted by email or by any other means; you have read and understood the contents of the Privacy Notice above; you have read and understood the contents of the Disclaimer; the AAT is not responsible for the loss of any unsaved information; and the AAT controls the operation of our online lodgement system and that it may not be available at all times or at any particular time.

Decision

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Decision details

Is the decision a refusal or cancellation of a protection visa? * Protection visa means: Protection visa (Class XA - Subclass 866); Temporary protection visa (Class XD - Subclass 785); and Safe Haven Enterprise visa (Class XE - Subclass 790). For all other decisions, including sponsorship, nomination or other types of visas, select No.
Please note: You will need to pay the full application fee in order to lodge your application online. You will be directed to a secure payment gateway after completing this form to make your payment. You will not be able to lodge your application without making payment. Invalid applications may result in your application being out of time for review.
If the visa applied for was refused, select ‘Visa refusal’. If a previously granted visa has now been cancelled before it was due to expire, select ‘Visa cancellation'.
If the visa applied for was refused, select ‘Visa refusal’. If a previously granted visa has now been cancelled before it was due to expire, select ‘Visa Cancellation'.
Visa Class
(max 2 char)
Visa Subclass
(max 3 char)
If you arrived in Australia by boat and did not have a valid visa, the boat identification number is the one allocated by the department.

Details of the letter from the department notifying of the decision

Enter the date that appears on the decision letter provided by the department. The date is at the top of the letter or near the delegate's signature block.
On the decision letter, find the words 'File Number'. Type in the number shown.
On the decision letter, find the words 'Client ID'. Type in the number shown.

Immigration detention

Are any of the applicants subject to this decision in immigration detention? *

Immigration detention includes any immigration or community detention facility. Answer 'No' if the applicant is in prison due to a criminal matter.
Is it community detention?
NOTE: If you are seeking a review of a decision other than the decision to refuse to grant or cancel a bridging visa, select the No option.
Are any of the applicants subject to this decision in immigration detention as a result of a decision by the department to refuse to grant or to cancel a bridging visa? *

Applicant

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Review applicant details

Is it a person (individual) or an organisation that is applying for review? *

Individual applying for a review
(Person 1)

If the person applying for a review is known by one name, enter the name as a 'Family name'.
Is this person an Australian citizen or permanent resident?
Has this person been known by any other names?
For example, the name may be an alias or name used before marriage.
Date of birth
Will this person need an interpreter when communicating with the AAT?

Organisation applying for review

Contact address
For an overseas address, select 'Other' for State
Contact person
If the contact person is known by one name only, enter the name as a 'Family name'.
Will the contact person need an interpreter when communicating with the AAT?
Contact numbers in Australia
Applicants must provide a valid email address. A confirmation email will be sent to this address once your application is received.

Additional persons applying for review

Are any other persons applying for review? *
NOTE: Select ‘Yes’ if more than one person is applying to the AAT – where two or more persons combined their visa applications in Australia, and a decision was made not to grant those visas, those persons may combine their application for review. If another kind of decision is to be reviewed, or additional persons are sponsors, nominators or close relatives applying for review of a decision in relation to members of the same family, select ‘No’.

List any other applicants who were included in the visa application and want their decision reviewed.

Person

Has this person been known by any other names?
For example, the name may be an alias or name used before marriage.
Date of birth
Was this person included in the visa application?

Capacity to apply for review

This will help the AAT determine whether the person seeking review has the right to a review based on that persons role in the visa application and whether the AAT has the power to review your case. A sponsor or nominator is specific to business visa activity only.

Details of visa applicant(s)
(Visa applicant 1)

Has this person been known by any other names?
Date of birth
Contact address
Will this person need an interpreter when communicating with the AAT?

Additional visa applicants

Are there any additional visa applicants? *

Visa applicant

Has this person been known by any other names?
For example, the name may be an alias or name used before marriage.
Date of birth
Was this person included in the visa application?

Representative details

The person seeking review can deal with the AAT directly or can have somone represent them and act on their behalf. NOTE: If you appoint a representative, they will be the authorised recipient of correspondence from the AAT.
Is a representative being appointed to act on the applicant’s behalf and to be the authorised recipient? *
Postal address

Recipient details

Correspondence will be sent either to the person seeking review or to the person nominated to receive correspondence on their behalf. Any document that is sent to a person authorised by the person seeking review to receive correspondence will be taken to have been given to them.
Postal address

Recipient details

Correspondence will be sent either to the person seeking review or to the person nominated to receive correspondence on their behalf. Any document that is sent to a person authorised by the person seeking review to receive correspondence will be taken to have been given to them.
You have indicated that you appoint a representative to act on the applicant's behalf, which also appoints them as the authorised recipient of communication from the AAT

Appearing before the AAT

Does the applicant want an opportunity to appear before the AAT to give evidence and present arguments? * Please note: If you choose not to appear before the AAT, the AAT may make a decision on your case without conducting a hearing.
Does the applicant want the AAT to obtain oral evidence from any other person(s)? *

If you wish the AAT to take oral evidence from more than 4 persons at a hearing, you should contact the AAT as soon as possible. See the contacts page for details.

Details of people providing oral evidence

Person

Postal address
Will this person need an interpreter when communicating with the AAT?

Documents

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You can now upload documents for consideration by the AAT. You can upload documents with a maximum file size of fifteen megabytes (15MB) per file. The acceptable formats are Word documents (DOC and DOCX), PDF and images (GIF, JPEG/JPG). Please make sure if you scan or take a photo of a document you wish to upload that it can be read. Please now upload the following documents: the notification letter from the department the decision record received from the department Depending on the decision to be reviewed, other documents that could be uploaded include: a written statement or submission proof of enrolment (if applicable) a skills assessment (if applicable) an English language test result (if applicable) other documentary evidence It is not essential to provide all documents at this point. Further evidence and documents can be provided by post, fax, or by hand at a later date.
Do you want to provide any additional documents now? *

Document

File
File:

Declaration and email confirmation

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I declare that

The information provided in this form, including any attachments, is complete and correct in every detail.I consent to the personal and sensitive information that I provide to the AAT being collected and used for purposes relating to the Migration Act and AAT Act.I consent to any information/documents that I provide to the AAT being given to the Department at the end of the review, including personal/sensitive information.The AAT will be informed in any changes to circumstances (e.g. marital status, changes to my family composition) that are relevant to this application.I understand that if the AAT is not informed of a change of address or contact details, the AAT may proceed to make a decision even if it cannot contact the applicant(s) for review.If there is more than one applicant for review, the person identified in this application to receive communications will inform each review applicant of the contents of any communication from the AAT.