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She called the Department of Home Affairs when she didn’t hear back from them for a couple of weeks. When she asked for the status of their applications, she was told that they were never received – and that the website she had “applied from”, was probably fake. According to Amrit, the website “looked very real”. In fact, even if you visit now, it asks you to take a ‘citizenship eligibility test’ before letting you “fill out the Form t”, which is the exact form that the Department of Home Affairs requires you to, when applying for Australian citizenship.

What confirmed to Amrit that she had filled out both the citizenship applications on a fake website was the bank confirmation, that the account to which the ‘fees’ was paid to, was in Barcelona, Spain.

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citizenshipp There was even an overseas transaction fee debited for both of the transfers. They have some cheek! But that isn’t what annoyed Amrit most. I feel awful about that. Also, I have filled out personal information in that form, which I do hope is not misused.

More and more of us are applying for things online now – so the relevant authorities must warn people about scammers more specifically, when they become aware of a scam,” Amrit said to SBS Punjabi. Meanwhile, Amrit has applied for citizenship for herself and her husband at the Department of Home Affairs and is hoping to be naturalised soon. SBS Punjabi navigated through the website and found that apart from citizenship, it offers forms for work visas, student visas as well as travel visas.


The eligibility test for citizenship doesn’t citizehship you” to fill the citizenship application if you answer ‘no’ to questions similar to the one shown here, which lends to the website’s authenticity:. It goes on to say,” We do not represent any legal authority nor do we purport to act as legal counsel or advisor or any other form of legal representation.

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Our company provides an automated software consisting of a step-by-step guide, which provides additional information regarding the process of how to correctly complete an immigration form and we only provide technical support in relation to the above. Therefore it is not a substitute for and does not replace legal advice.

Clients will be able to request a refund, as long as they meet the requirements stated in the Refund Policy. In Amrit’s case though, she is well aware that no refund will be coming through.

But she also hopes that her experience serves as a warning to others, when they apply for citizenship. Please note, the correct website ciyizenship by the Australian Department of Home Affairs can be viewed by clicking here. More stories from SBS Punjabi Strict measures demanded for Visa over stayers The Federal Government is considering new laws to cancel the visas of people convicted of serious crimes ditizenship even to initiate deportation procedures.

Signout Register Sign in. Translation in English Punjabi. The website that Amrit used in order to apply for Australian citizenship Supplied.


Previous Next Show Grid. Previous Next Hide Grid. By Manpreet K Singh. The receipt issued for filling out Citizenship form number t.

Bank transactions confirming that the citizenshhip account was based overseas, in Spain. One of the questions asked while assessing an applicant’s eligibility via the fake website. More stories from SBS Punjabi.

Beware of fake websites that offer Australian citizenship forms

The Federal Government is considering new laws to cancel the visas of people convicted of serious crimes and even to initiate deportation procedures. Migrants from the Indian-subcontinent have accused a Sydney-based travel agency of incompetency after they allegedly paid for tickets which were either cancelled or were never issued.

An Indian national on a temporary visa has lost thousands to a group of scammers who threatened him to deport to his country of origin.

Harmandeep Singh Brar is one of many who were seeking visa sponsorship and citizenshpi been left thousands of dollars out of pocket by Global Skills and Business Services. Vertical Tabs Audio Track. Trending SBS Australia welcomes in spectacular style.

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