Protection visa interview deadline: 30 June, 2021

If you applied for your first TPV/SHEV and are still waiting for a Department interview, the Department will call you for an interview very soon. 

If this applies to you, it is really important that your contact details are updated with the Department and that you reach out to your lawyer as soon as possible to prepare for your interview. If you need help updating your details, we can also help you.

If you don’t have a lawyer or think you might need legal assistance, please call our hotline as soon as possible on 0422035324 or email us at legal@asrc.org.au, subject line ‘Fast Track Interview’. We have a team of lawyers available to assist in preparing and attending your interview with you. 


CALL 0422 035 324 MONDAY TO FRIDAY, 9AM TO 5PM OR EMAIL legal@asrc.org.au

The application interview is your only chance to explain your case to the Department. 

To find support based on your location, see the list of organisations that can offer legal assistance in your area: 

Information Sheet

The following information sheet outlines key information for people who have applied for their first Temporary Protection visa (TPV) or Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) under the Federal Government’s Fast Track Assessment process but who have not yet been interviewed about their application. The Department of Home Affairs (the Department) has indicated that everyone in this situation will be interviewed by 30 June 2021.

Download the information sheet in your preferred language: