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 is updated weekly with the latest processing times and information.

Total number of 2021 Resident Visa applications

Note

From 30 January 2022, the reporting week changed from Wednesday–Tuesday to Monday–Sunday. Previously published data has been adjusted to reflect this change.

Week ending Total applications received Total number of people included Applications approved and visas issued People approved and issued visas Declined Failed Instructions

Total

100,986

203,413

29,042

60,029

39

26 June 2022

478

1,084

1,987

2,776

1

19 June 2022

593

1,367

1,964

2,664

4

12 June 2022

598

1,380

1,219

1,669

1

5 June 2022

750

1,726

1,466

2,160

6

29 May 2022

621

1,438

535

1,276

8

22 May 2022

768

1,859

507

1,157

2

15 May 2022

934

2,218

860

2,130

2

8 May 2022

1,017

2,400

882

2,030

1

1 May 2022

1,091

2,556

838

2,059

0

24 April 2022

1,239

2,854

1,216

2,849

3

17 April 2022

1,397

3,195

1,231

2,724

2

10 April 2022

1,932

4,591

1,878

4,028

2

3 April 2022

3,686

8,038

1,727

3,608

0

27 March 2022

4,854

10,702

1,582

3,370

3

20 March 2022

6,660

14,370

925

2,094

0

13 March 2022

13,184

26,426

761

1,815

0

6 March 2022

41,691

72,197

725

1,891

2

27 February 2022

6,138

12,865

2,153

5,621

0

20 February 2022

179

488

930

2,184

0

13 February 2022

181

482

570

1,372

0

6 February 2022

179

446

652

1,426

0

30 January 2022

194

504

1,255

2,675

0

23 January 2022

229

619

1,114

2,344

2

16 January 2022

260

691

893

1,891

0

9 January 2022

133

336

212

434

0

2 January 2022

125

338

160

360

0

26 December 2021

473

1,207

372

702

0

19 December 2021

838

2,261

371

643

0

12 December 2021

2,426

6,314

57

77

0

5 December 2021

8,138

18,461

0

0

0

Total number of people granted a 2021 Resident Visa as at 26 June 2022: 60,029.

Data valid to approximately 23:59, 26 June 2022.