Applicants applying for a permanent residence permit maybe required to undergo an interview process and for this purpose applicants will be asked to meet a Home Affairs officer at the nearest Visa Facilitation Centre while submitting the completed BI 947 application form and documents along with the prescribed fee, if applicable. In the case of married couples or spousal partners, where the spouse is party to this application, both the applicant and the spouse must sign this form and attend the interview, if applicable.