Protection, Refugee & Humanitarian Visas

If you are seeking protection in Australia, the type of visa that you can apply for will depend on your location and how you entered Australia.

If you are in Australia and arrived lawfully

  1. Permanent Protection Visa (Subclass 866)

If you are in Australia and arrived unlawfully

  1. Temporary Protection Visa (Subclass 785)
  2. Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (Subclass 790)
If you are outside of Australia
  1. Refugee Visa (Subclass 200)
  2. In-Country Special Humanitarian Visa (Subclass 201)
  3. Global Special Humanitarian Programme Visa (Subclass 202)
  4. Emergency Rescue Visa (Subclass 203)
  5. Woman at Risk Visa (Subclass 204)

Whether you are in or outside of Australia, our team of dedicated and highly experienced lawyers and registered migration agents can assist with your application for a protection visa based on your claims for protection. We can review your claims and advise you in relation to your application. We also understand that the application process can be highly stressful for you and will facilitate the application process for you.

Why choose Craddock Murray Neumann Lawyers

Over the last 25 years, we have assisted thousands of applicants for recognition of refugee status and other claims for protection on humanitarian grounds. We are one of Australia's leading immigration law firms and the longest-standing member of a panel of immigration advisers appointed by the Department of Immigration to assist thousands of refugee asylum seeker clients under the Immigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme (IAAAS).

We have also appeared in the Refugee Review Tribunal (RRT, to be part of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal [AAT] after 1 July 2015), the Federal Court, and the High Court of Australia in some of the most complex refugee cases. Our lawyers are regularly commended by the RRT (shortly the AAT) about the quality of our submissions to the Tribunal. In April 2015, a Tribunal Member said: ‘Please pass my thanks to the author of the submissions. They were very detailed and some parts are immensely helpful – please pass on my thanks and gratitude.’ In a different matter in April 2015, the Tribunal Member said that our submissions were the best submissions that he had ever received amongst any IAAAS provider. The Tribunal Member said the submissions were very helpful and thanked Craddock Murray Neumann Lawyers.

We have also acted in some of the most complicated court cases relating to migration law. We have been successful in many cases in the Federal Court and the High Court, including winning the case of NAGV v Minister for Immigration (in a unanimous 7-0 decision) in the High Court of Australia. Craddock Murray Neumann Lawyers is one of the few experienced firms in Australia that has the depth of experience and the necessary skills to assist you with applying for a visa on the basis of your protection claims.

Our services

Refugee applications from $2,970.00 plus expenses (conditions apply)

When you come to us, you will always be helped by an immigration lawyer backed by a team with 25 years of refugee law experience. Your experienced lawyer will:

Our fixed fee of $2,970.00 plus expenses is for assisting a single adult with no dependents. Conditions may apply to this fixed fee. In addition to our fixed fee, you will need to pay the Department’s fee to lodge your application and interpreter/translation costs. 

Please call us for details of our fixed fees in relation to:

Refugee law is a particularly complex area of law. We strongly recommend that you seek legal advice regarding your application. We are confident that our experienced Solicitors and Registered Migration Agents can give you the best possible representation and assistance to your visa application.

This page provides a summary of protection visas as at June 2015. Australian immigration law is complex and it changes on a regular basis. We strongly recommend that you contact us to confirm the requirements for protection visas and consult with one of our immigration lawyers and Registered Migration Agents.

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