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 12 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

Date Total applications received Total number of people included Applications approved and visas issued People approved and issued visas
Week of 1-7 Dec 2021 9443 21814 11 17
Week of 8-14 Dec 2021

1427

3845

77

108

Week of 15-21 Dec 2021

730

1904

417

754

Week of 22-28 Dec 2021

318

826

295

543

Week of 29 Dec – 4 Jan 2022

105

284

161

361

Week of 5 Jan - 11 Jan 2022

214

537

514

1088

Cumulative Total

12237

29210

1475

2871

 

Total number of people granted a 2021 Resident Visa as at 11 January 2022: 2871

Data valid to approximately 11.59 pm, 11 January 2022. These figures are updated each Thursday.

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