Immigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme (IAAAS)

The Immigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme (IAAAS) is funded by the Australian Government to provide professional immigration advice and visa application assistance to non-citizens, who have arrived lawfully in Australia and who meet specific eligibility criteria. Access the IAAAS Online Referral Form here.

Settlement Services International (SSI) has commenced managing the delivery of IAAAS under a contract with the Department of Home Affairs.

The IAAAS eligibility criteria ensures that IAAAS Service is available to vulnerable  non-citizens who are either seeking a Protection visa in Australia or are minors for whom the Minister is guardian under the Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act.

IAAAS is managed by SSI, who coordinate the delivery of services by specialist partner organisations in each Australian state and territory.

Fact-sheets for IAAAS are available here, providing easy to understand details on IAAAS and the eligibility criteria. Fact sheets translated into languages other than English will be available soon.

Download pdfIAAAS General Factsheet168.24 KB
Download pdfIAAAS Factsheet for Youth166.21 KB

For IAAAS enquiries please contact Settlement Services International on 1800 932 082.

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My name is Jamsheed Shaharyar. I am a refugee from Iran.

I was born to a middle class family in Iran, where my wealth was my family and I earned my income from a good job.

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