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Child Visas and Other Family Visas


Child Visas

Other Family Visas

 

If the child is in Australia

Child (Permanent) (Subclass 802)

For children from overseas who are the child or stepchild of an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.

Orphan Relative (Permanent) (Subclass 837)

For children from overseas whose parents are deceased, permanently incapacitated, or whose whereabouts are unknown, and who have an eligible sponsor.

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)

For children from overseas who are the child or stepchild of an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.

Orphan Relative (Permanent) (Subclass 117)

For children from overseas whose parents are deceased, permanently incapacitated, or whose whereabouts are unknown and who have an eligible sponsor.

Adoption (Permanent) (Subclass 102)

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: 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)

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)

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 (Subclass 835) (Permanent)

For people to join their brothers, sisters or parents who are their only near relatives and are usually resident in Australia.

Aged Dependent Relative (Subclass 838) (Permanent)

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

Carer (Subclass 836) (Permanent)

For people needed to care for an Australian relative or a member of their family unit, who has a medical condition requiring care. This visa were abolished from 2 June 2014. Preventing new applications in these visa.  


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)

For people to join their brothers, sisters or parents who are their only near relatives and are usually resident in Australia.

Aged Dependent Relative (Subclass 114)

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

Carer Visa (Offshore) (Subclass 116)

For people needed to care for an Australian relative or a member of their family unit, who has a medical condition.