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AR LAW Services | Lawyers & Consultants | Masters of Australian Migration and Visa Law

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Visa Application: Let AR LAW Services help take some of the stress out of visa applications.

The easiest way to Start:  If you want AR LAW Services: Master Migration Lawyers, to help with your visa or migration matter the best way to start is to have an initial consultation with one of our experienced registered migration agents or lawyers.

We offer face-to-face consultations at our Melbourne office or you can request a phone conference. Please read the conditions below before booking.

AR LAW Services understand applying for a visa is often stressful and difficult that is why AR LAW Services offers two (2) types of consultation, both start with a FREE online assessment.  It only takes a few minutes and may take away some of the stress you are feeling.

So please complete our sort and FREE “Pre-consultation” form.

Based on your information/answers to the “Pre-consultation” form, one of our Expert Migration Consultants will assess your matter and then will offer you EITHER an Initial Free 15 Minute “Information/Assessment Appointment” or an “Initial 30 Minute Consultation” with a Master Migration Lawyer.

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What happens during the “Initial 30 Minute Consultation” (what you get):

“Personalised Migration Map”

Following the consultation, you will receive a “Personalised Migration Map” which includes:

  • Empowering information regarding possible visa pathways which may available to you
  • Knowledge regarding assessment options
  • Risks and Benefits of options – possible pitfalls or shortcomings
  • Clear direction: an outline of the main stages in the application process
  • Realistic and clear indicative processing time and cost for each option

Following the initial consultation, you will receive a written copy of your Personalised Migration Map.

Personalised Migration Map

AR LAW Services understands that the migration process can be long and complicated if you are unsure of your options, and that is where AR LAW Services’ experience and knowledge can help. Unlike other agencies that prefer to leave you in the dark and keep you dependent on them, we choose to empower you by making everything clear right from the start.

For AR LAW Services believe knowledge is power.

Which is why we have developed a unique and personalised service, your “Personalised Migration Map”.   Your “Personalised Migration Map”  is a comprehensive assessment of where you are now and what you need to do to achieve your dream of a new life in Australia. Your “Personalised Migration Map” consists of:

  • A comprehensive assessment of your current situation
  • Clear information as to what your best options are
  • A full costing, including AR LAW Services professional fees, Department of Immigration and other fees. (This is called a Fee Disclosure Statement)
  • Your “Personalised Migration Map” will be provided via email upon completion of a one-on-one consultation or Phone consultation.

To get your Personalised Migration Map, you can book an appointment via our website.

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Document Checking Service – Not Available

The consultation service is intended for people considering using AR LAW Services to assist them with their case. We do not provide document checklists and we do not offer a pre-lodgement document checking service during the initial consultation.

AR LAW Services is happy to check documents but this will be done at an hourly rate.


Our Services

AR LAW Services knows the best way for you to ensure the success of your application maybe to appoint AR LAW Services: Master Migration Lawyers to manage the lodgement and processing of your application.

Our full visa application service includes the following:

  • Creating an overall application strategy
  • Managing each and every step of the application to ensure that critical deadlines are met
  • Advise on required documentation for the application
  • Certification of all copies of documents to be submitted with the application
  • Where necessary, advise on required employer references
  • Draft all submission and draw all forms for the application
  • Assistance with skills assessment
  • Arranging sponsorship/nomination by State or Territory Government where appropriate
  • Liaise with DIAC and facilitate Lodgement of visa application with the appropriate Department of Immigration office
  • Maintaining correspondence with Immigration until a decision is made on your case
  • We will keep up “in the loop” and be with you every step of the way.

Fixed Fees
We operate on a fixed fee basis – there are no “hidden charges”.

Following your initial consultation, you will receive a quote  for AR LAW Services professional fees to assist with your visa application.

The quote is based on the information you provide. Further services at our usual hourly rate may be necessary if there are undisclosed health or character issues, or due to changes in circumstances.

Visa Refusal and Cancellation Appeals

Advice is available about appealing visa refusals and cancellations to the AAT (including MRT and RRT) and Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court. (click to the Appeal page)

Getting Started on Your Visa Application

If you would like to proceed with a visa application through AR LAW Services, the first step is to book an initial consultation.

You will then meet with a Master Migration Lawyer who will review your individual circumstances and guide you through the various visa options available to you.

Most of our initial consultations are done face-to-face at our Melbourne office, but you can also request a phone if you prefer.

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Our standard consultation booking fee is $200 for 30 Minutes. Be advised if you retain/hire AR LAW Services subsequently these funds or part of may be credited to your future account.

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Prior to Your Consultation

So that we can better understand your situation and therefore be in the best position to assist you, we ask that you complete our “Pre –Consultation Form” and email it back to us well ahead of the consultation.

Note that no work will be commenced on your matter until the “pre-consultation form” is completed and the consultation fee has been paid.

We accept cash, direct transfer or credit card

Our Consultation Policy

Please read our “consultation policy”  before making an appointment – this includes our policy on cancellations, or if you are late or miss your appointment.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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AR LAW Services | Lawyers & Consultants | Masters of Australian Migration and Visa Law