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VEVO - Visa Entitlement Verification Online

As an employer, you could face penalties if you employ a person who does not have a valid right to work in Australia. You can be fined up to $102,000 and, for more “aggravated” breaches such as forced or exploitative labour, the fine can be up to $255,000).

Visa Entitlement Verification Online system (VEVO) allows visa holders, employers, education providers and other organisations to verify and check the conditions of a Visa.

VEVO tells you details relating to the current in-effect visa:
  • which visa
  • the expiry date
  • the must not arrive after date
  • the period of stay (how long you can stay) 
  • conditions (what you can and can't do).
Exceptions: VEVO is not able to provide any details relating to visas that are not ‘in-effect’. For example, if you hold a Bridging visa but your substantive visa has not yet expired.‚Äč People who migrated to Australia before 1990 and have not travelled out of Australia might not have a record in VEVO. 

To verify and check a Visa, employers need to register first which they can at:
https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/already-have-a-visa/check-visa-details-and-conditions/check-conditions-online/for-organisations

The types of organisation that can register are listed on the website, what is required of the organisation to register and the provision to register are all included.

There are numerous tabs accessible on the website which will provide you with all the details you need know regards Visa's.
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