Residency waiver - documents required.

Discussion in 'RFA' started by AussieMedic, Aug 11, 2016.

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  1. Have found some good information on here re residency requirements and waivers but thought I'd share a bit of info just in case someone else finds it useful.
    As I've been here less than 5 years (but more than 3 and also have a UK passport) the RFA have to apply for a residency waiver for me. Someone kindly PM'd me back in January to let me know this would be the case and, sure enough, the e-mail came through today!

    I have been asked to send in original copies of:-

    my birth certificate

    overseas employer references

    suitable proof of residence for time spent abroad

    overseas police certificate (or statement to detail non-availability)

    Luckily I got a police clearance certificate before I left Australia as I thought I might need it due to having to have a DBS check each year for work. I have used my Aussie equivalent of P60's for proof of residence and, so far, I've been told those will be sufficient. So just a heads up in case anyone going through the application process right now is in a similar position to me with regard to residency and needs to know what extra documents are needed to help the SC process go smoothly.
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2016
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