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Notiﬁcation of incorrect answer(s)
Department of Home Affairs
Important – Please read this information carefully before you
complete this form. Once you have completed this form we
strongly advise that you keep a copy for your records.
Several provisions of the Migration Act 1958 require you to
inform the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) of any
incorrect information that you may have given:
• in your visa application;
• on a passenger card; or
• in response to a notice given to you by the Department
inviting you to comment on possible non-compliance with an
obligation to correct incorrect information.
This obligation remains even if you are subsequently granted a
This form should be used to inform the Department of
incorrect information that you may have provided in one of
the situations outlined above. Should you wish to notify the
Department of any change in your circumstances, which
means that information you have previously provided to the
Department in a application is no longer correct, you should use
form 1022 Notification of changes in circumstances.
You must answer all questions on this form.
• If you do not comply with requirements to advise the
Department of incorrect information and give correct answers,
your visa is liable to be cancelled under the Migration Act 1958.
• If you have been granted a visa, the information you provide
on this form will be taken into account in deciding whether
you should continue to hold that visa.
• If you are an applicant for a visa which has not yet been
granted, the information you provide on this form will be
taken into account when assessing your visa application.
• If your visa is cancelled and you are in Australia, you will
become an unlawful non-citizen. Unless you are granted a
further visa, you will be detained and removed from Australia.
• If your visa is cancelled and you are outside Australia, and
you subsequently travel to Australia, you will be refused
immigration clearance and will be removed from Australia.
• Cancellation of a visa that already has been granted is
not automatic. If you are in Australia, you will be given
an opportunity to comment on the grounds for possible
cancellation before a final decision on cancellation is made.
Important information about privacy
Your personal information is protected by law, including the
Privacy Act 1988. Important information about the collection,
use and disclosure (to other agencies and third parties, including
overseas entities) of your personal information, including
sensitive information, is contained in form 1442i Privacy notice.
Form 1442i is available from the Department’s website
www.homeaffairs.gov.au/allforms/ or offices of the
Department. You should ensure that you read and understand
form 1442i before completing this form.
Home page www.homeaffairs.gov.au
General Telephone 131 881 during business hours
enquiry line in Australia to speak to an operator (recorded
information available outside these hours).
If you are outside Australia, please contact
your nearest Australian mission.
Please keep this information page for your reference