For legal assistance with TPV or SHEV Protection Visa Interviews (2015 – 2017) or expiring Bridging Visa E (medevac refugees only), contact our legal team:
If you have not had your interview with the Department and need help please call our hotline 0422 035324 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm) or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Protection Visa Interview’.
The application interview is your only chance to explain your case to the Department. Update your contact details with the Department to receive your Interview Invitation (the ASRC can also help you do this). See below for more information.
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:
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 in the next month.
Download the information sheet in your preferred language:
If you were transferred from Nauru or PNG to Australia for medical treatment, and if your Bridging Visa E is due to expire soon you should urgently contact our Human Rights Law Program for legal assistance. Call our hotline on 0422035324 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm) or email email@example.com with the subject line ‘BV E Expiry’.