Visa cancellation kit
8. Important contacts
Legal Aid NSW
Provides free legal advice and assistance in visa cancellation matters.
The Prisoners Legal Service (PLS) is a state-wide specialist service of Legal Aid NSW. PLS provides advice, minor assistance and representation to prisoners. Our service is free and confidential.
Ph: 8688 3888 (reverse charges)
or 1800 806 913 (toll free)
Provides free immigration advice for holders of most visa types, temporary and permanent.
Ph: 02 9262 3833
Provides advice and assistance to people seeking asylum in NSW both in the community and in immigration detention.
Ph: 02 9114 1600
Provides free advice and minor assistance in visa cancellation matters.
Ph: 02 9385 9566
PILCH NSW (Public Interest Law Clearing House)
PILCH NSW provides advice and assistance through its solicitor and barrister members in visa cancellation matters.
Ph: 02 9114 1793
The Legal Assistance Referral Scheme provides referral services to barristers who may be able to assist on a free or reduced fee basis.
Ph: 02 9232 4055
National Character Consideration Centre (NCCC)
The section of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship that deals with visa cancellation and refusal on character grounds.
Ph: 1300 722 061
Provides independent review of some character decisions of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
Ph: 02 9391 2400 (Sydney metropolitan area)
1300 366 700 (country areas – for the cost of a local call)
Provides independent review of some cancellation decisions of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
Ph: 02 9276 5000 (Sydney)
1300 361 969 (country areas – for the cost of a local call)
If you need the help of an interpreter call TIS, tell them what language you speak, and they will get a telephone interpreter for you.
Ph: 131 450