Notice of Intention to Cancel

It is the Department’s interest to provide visa holders with an opportunity to present arguments in relation to their case to prevent visa cancellation.


A Notice of Intention to Consider Cancellation will include:

Circumstances under which NOICC can be issued?

There are a few situations where a NOICC may be issued to a visa holder in Australi

The Migration Act 1958 contains a number of different bases for visa cancellation Australia which include:

What to do when you receive a NOICC?

Basis of delegate decision:

Once the dateline is over, a decision will be made by the delegate based on whatever information which the Department has.

The delegate will take into account mattered such as:

If a visa is cancelled, and the person does not have another valid visa, the person becomes an unlawful non-citizen and loses their right to remain in Australia.

They will be detained unless they are able to apply for and be granted another visa, seek review of the cancellation decision, or leave Australia voluntarily.

Got a Notice of Intention to Consider Cancellation?

If you have got a Notice of Intention to Consider Cancellation of your visa, you may like us to help discuss your options so as to give a solid and a good response within the given timeline to the department.

We will help you with checklist of evidence and documents which need to be submitted as part of your response to the Department.