Figures released by the Department of Home Affairs indicate that as of 31 March 2018, there are more Bridging Visa holders in Australia than 457 visas. The number of holders of 457 visas continues to decline – from a high of 201,558 in March 2014, were 151,591 457 visa holders in Australia as of 31
Most are familiar with the traditional 100 Point ID Check. From 1 July 2018, Australian Governments will be applying new standards which are set out in the National Identity Proofing Guidelines. A key component of the new standards is verification of the person’s immigration status in Australia. Who Will Be Using the New ID Guidelines?