AUSTRALIA MIGRATION & EDUCATION AGENTS

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FAMILY VISAs

Family visas are designed to enable an Australian citizen or resident in Australia to be reunited, in Australia, with his/her relatives from overseas. As such, most family visas are for permanent residence in Australia, although there are a few which are granted for temporary or provisional residence.

Family Visa options

Adoption Visa

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Children under 18 may be sponsored for the subclass 102 Adoption visa from overseas in certain circumstances.

Aged Dependent Relative Visa

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Other relatives who are 'aged' and substantially dependent on a 'settled' Australian relative for financial support may be sponsored for settlement in Australia by the Australian relative sponsor under the aged dependent relative visa.

Carer Visa

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An Australian sponsor can sponsor someone under carer visa  for his/her medical needs.

Child Visa

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The Child (subclass 101 and subclass 802) visa can be applied for from offshore as well as onshore.

Contributory parent Visa

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 This visa lets a parent of a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen move to Australia 

Dependent Child Visa

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The Dependent Child visa is only available to the children of persons applying for the temporary partner (309 or 820) visas, and can only be granted after the parent has been granted the temporary partner visa.

Orphan Relative Visa

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The Orphan Relative visas can be applied for from offshore as well as onshore.

Parent Visa

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 This visa lets a parent of a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen move to Australia. 

Partner Visa

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 An Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen can sponsor his or her de facto partner or spouse for partner visa to live in Australia.  

Prospective Marriage Visa

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 The prospective marriage visa permits the applicant enter Australia to marry his/her prospective spouse and then apply for a Partner visa.  

Remaining Relative Visa

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A person with all relatives ‘settled’ in Australia may be sponsored for the 'remaining relative' visa by a close relative in Australia.