2021 Resident Visa processing times

Regular updates on 2021 Resident Visa processing times.

We are committed to processing 2021 Resident Visa applications as quickly as possible.

It is expected the majority of applications will be processed within 18 months, with most being processed much faster.

This page will be updated weekly with the latest processing times and information.

Total number of 2021 Resident Visa applications

Total applications received 106,085
Total number of people included 214,348
Applications approved and visas issued 66,463
People approved and issued visas 120,610
Declined applications 198

Data valid to approximately 22:00, 23 November 2022.