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Novak Djokovic: the importance of getting your visa application right!

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has seen his visa revoked by the Australian immigration authorities for the second time

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Published 14 January 2022

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Tennis star Novak Djokovic has seen his visa revoked by the Australian immigration authorities for the second time, as the row over his right to remain in the country unvaccinated takes another twist ahead of the Australian Open.

Djokovic’s visa was initially revoked not long after he touched down in Melbourne on 6 January. Australian Border Force officials said that the 34-year-old had not provided appropriate evidence as part of his application in order to receive a vaccine exemption.

This whole episode illustrates the importance of getting your immigration application correct, no matter who you are. Whether you are travelling to see family, going overseas on holiday, or attempting to break the record for men’s Grand Slam titles, it is important that you seek the advice of immigration experts, or the consequences can be severe.

Our team of immigration solicitors, based in London, offer a personal and tailored service to private clients and businesses. With a thorough knowledge of the UK immigration rules and by gaining a full understanding of your unique circumstances and priorities, we can give you the best chance of acing your application.

Get in touch about our immigration services today.

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Novak Djokovic: the importance of getting your visa application right!

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has seen his visa revoked by the Australian immigration authorities for the second time

Published 14 January 2022

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Tennis star Novak Djokovic has seen his visa revoked by the Australian immigration authorities for the second time, as the row over his right to remain in the country unvaccinated takes another twist ahead of the Australian Open.

Djokovic’s visa was initially revoked not long after he touched down in Melbourne on 6 January. Australian Border Force officials said that the 34-year-old had not provided appropriate evidence as part of his application in order to receive a vaccine exemption.

This whole episode illustrates the importance of getting your immigration application correct, no matter who you are. Whether you are travelling to see family, going overseas on holiday, or attempting to break the record for men’s Grand Slam titles, it is important that you seek the advice of immigration experts, or the consequences can be severe.

Our team of immigration solicitors, based in London, offer a personal and tailored service to private clients and businesses. With a thorough knowledge of the UK immigration rules and by gaining a full understanding of your unique circumstances and priorities, we can give you the best chance of acing your application.

Get in touch about our immigration services today.

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