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Child Visas and Other Family Visas

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Other Family Visas

 

If the child is in Australia

Child (Permanent) (Subclass 802)

This permanent visa is for onshore children, who are the children or stepchildren of an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.

Orphan Relative (Permanent) (Subclass 837)

This visa is for children whose parents are deceased, permanently incapacitated, or whose whereabouts are unknown, and who have an eligible sponsor in Australia such as a relative.

Dependent Child Visa (Subclass 445)

For children whose parent holds a temporary partner visa and is in the process of obtaining a permanent partner visa.
 

If the child is outside Australia

Child (Permanent) (Subclass 101)

This permanent visa is for children from overseas, who are the children or stepchildren of an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.

Orphan Relative (Permanent) (Subclass 117)

This permanent visa is for children from overseas whose parents are deceased, permanently incapacitated, or whose whereabouts are unknown and who have an eligible sponsor in Australia such as a relative.

Adoption (Permanent) (Subclass 102)

This permanent visa is for children from overseas who have been or about to be adopted by an Australian citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent visa or an eligible New Zealand citizen.

 Important Note: If the child was adopted before the parent became an Australian citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent visa or an eligible New Zealand citizen, they should instead apply for a Child visa (subclass 101)

Dependent Child Visa (Subclass 445)

This temporary visa is for children whose parent holds a temporary partner visa and is in the process of obtaining a permanent partner visa.


Other Family Visas

In Australia

New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship Visa (Subclass 461) (Temporary)

This temporary visa is for non-New Zealand citizens to travel to and live in Australia with a New Zealand citizen family member, who is a special category visa holder Subclass 444.

Remaining Relative (Subclass 835) (Permanent)

This permanent visa is for people in Australia to remain with their brothers, sisters or parents who are their only near relatives and are usually resident in Australia.

Aged Dependent Relative (Subclass 838) (Permanent)

This permanent visa is for aged persons who rely on a relative in Australia for all, or most, of their ongoing living costs.

Carer (Subclass 836) (Permanent)

This permanent visa is for people in Australia who would like to care for an Australian relative in Auistralia, who has an ongoing medical condition requiring care.


Outside Australia

 

New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship Visa (Subclass 461) (Temporary)

For non-New Zealand citizens to travel to and live in Australia with a New Zealand citizen family member who is a special category visa holder.

Remaining Relative Visa (Offshore) (Subclass 115)

This permanent visa is for people outside Australia to join their brothers, sisters or parents who are their only near relatives and are usually resident in Australia.

Aged Dependent Relative (Subclass 114)

This permanent visa is for offshore aged persons who rely on a relative in Australia for all, or most, of their ongoing living costs.

Carer Visa (Offshore) (Subclass 116)

This permanent visa is for people outside Australia who would like to care for an Australian relative in Australia, who has an ongoing medical condition requiring care.


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