Astute Visa Officer committed to applying knowledge of current immigration laws to ensure lawful entry and exit from the country. Especially adept at processing visa applications. Specialise in expediting paperwork whilst ensuring adherence to applicable laws and regulations.
Â• Significant understanding of current immigration laws and visa policies Â• Proficient in the use of MS Office applications, including Word and Access Â• Ability to work well independently whilst meeting designated goals Â• Strong ability to review and process visa applications Â• Excellent ability to prioritise Â• Comprehensive communications abilities Â• Solid leadership skills
September 2000 to August 2011 Manchester Visa Processing Center Â— Manchester, UK Visa Officer Â• Ensured timely, non-discriminatory visa application processing. Â• Responded to questions and provided additional information as requested. Â• Informed officials of any serious issues with visas or visa applications. Â• Processed visa applications and notified applicants when decisions were made. Â• Verified required information provided along with visa applications. Â• Noted any discrepancies or omissions on visa applications. Â• Informed applicants of any issues with their visa applications. Â• Responded to in-person and phone inquiries. Â• Processed applications for work visas. August 2011 to Present Australian Embassy Office Â— Manchester, UK Visa Officer Â• Coordinated with main embassy office on more complex immigration issues. Â• Properly responded to all correspondence, including emails and faxes. Â• Provided information on all applicable immigration laws. Â• Determined which type of visa or permit was appropriate to issue. Â• Responded to inquires concerning immigration and visa matters. Â• Issued and reviewed immigration applications.
2000 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK Bachelor of Science, Law