There are gazillions of similar posts out there but with the recent news that the applicant’s social media details are now part of the requirements and how seemingly hard it is to get a visa in the Philippines, thought I should share how the process went for me (well, before social media came in). But before anything else, ready your twang! See what I did in the title of this post? Demn right, I did. See what I just did again there?! Demn.
So I stumbled upon my Australia visa e-mail notice and apparently it was around this time last year when I lodged my application (a year and five days, to be exact). And the visa? Granted just a day after it. As paranoid as I usually am when it comes to visa applications (after getting denied when I first applied for one for Japan), I mustered all the requirements that I could, thinking that it would minimize the possibility of additional requirements from being asked. And I think it paid off.
If you haven’t heard the news, March is almost over and so is the first quarter of the year. (That’s time being ruthless for you.) And so, summer is basically upon us again. This ain’t the first beach for me this year but because I loved
our quickie how quick and easy it was, well, here I am bragging about it first.