Notice of Intention to Consider Cancellation (NOICC)

A Notice of Intention to Consider Cancellation (NOICC) is the Department’s instrument 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:
    • Details of the nature of alleges activities.
    • Evidence(s) or information held by the Department.
    • An invitation to comment and present arguments and evidences to support your case.
    • The time limit and method of response.
  • Your response to the NOICC is your opportunity to tell the Department the reasons why your visa should not be cancelled and why you should be allowed to stay in Australia.
  • The Department uses Ministerial Direction No.65 when assessing your response to the Notice of Intention to Consider Cancellation.
  • You should aim to provide enough and convincing arguments in your response to a NOICC.

If you have received a Notice of Intention to Consider Cancellation of your visa, you may like to discuss your options with us, please contact us for a comprehensive assessment of your circumstances.

This content is for general information purposes only, it is not immigration advice and must not be construed as such.
While due care has been taken to ensure that the content is kept-up-to-date and correct, the currency and thus accuracy of the information cannot be guarantee due to the frequent changes in migration law.

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