Partner Visa Processing Times, Manila, Philippines


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Subclass 300 and 309 processing times in Manila, Philippines.

Processing times shown for each month below, are sourced from a Department of Home Affairs (DHA) Freedom of Information release.

Where ‘n/a’ is shown, this means that no processing times were available due to the low numbers of visa finalisations. Processing times are not available where less than 30 visa finalisations have been completed at the specified location for the month.

Manila, April 2021: 
332 visas finalised in the month. 2,105 applications in the pipeline at end of month.

  • 25% took under 12 months.
  • 25% took between 12 and 14 months.
  • 25% took between 14 and 22 months.
  • 15% took between 22 and 29 months.
  • 10% took over 29 months.

Manila, March 2021: 
355 visas finalised in the month. 2,331 applications in the pipeline at end of month.

  • 25% took under 11 months.
  • 25% took between 11 and 13 months.
  • 25% took between 13 and 25 months.
  • 15% took between 25 and 32 months.
  • 10% took over 32 months.

Manila, February 2021: 
70 visas finalised in the month. 2,095 applications in the pipeline at end of month.

  • 25% took under 11 months.
  • 25% took between 11 and 13 months.
  • 25% took between 13 and 24 months.
  • 15% took between 24 and 31 months.
  • 10% took over 31 months.

Manila, January 2021: 
40 visas finalised in the month. 1,640 applications in the pipeline at end of month.


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  • 25% took under n/a months.
  • 25% took between n/a and n/a months.
  • 25% took between n/a and n/a months.
  • 15% took between n/a and n/a months.
  • 10% took over n/a months.

Finalisations include visa grants, visa refusals, and visa application withdrawals.
Caseloads may be transferred between offices for operational reasons.

Source: FOI Request FA 21/05/00157

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