Hi, I am a US Citizen and I wanted to apply for my sister who is an Australian citizen. On our birth certificates, our mother’s name is spelled differently and I wanted to know if that would be an issue when applying. Also, how long is the immigration process for Australian citizens? Thanks!
Was she born in Australia and if so then her process will have a 2 year advantage over an Indian born person. Country of passport doesn’t matter- the visa bulletin goes with the country of birth in prioritizing dates.
Your mothers name cannot be different- a different spelling may be explained by secondary documents but suggestion would be correct one or the other.