Family Migration

TEMPORARY VISAS

 

Sponsors are usually Australian permanent residents, citizens or eligible New Zealand citizen.

 

  • 300 Prospective marriage visa allows partners of a sponsor to come to Australia temporarily if they are engaged and intend to marry within nine months of the visa grant.

 

  • 820/309 allows partners of sponsor to remain, live and work in Australia temporarily until their permanent visa is granted.

 

  • 870  Long stay temporary (Parent) allows eligible parent to be sponsored by their children for long stay visitor visas or 3 or 5 years to a maximum of 10 years.

 

  • 173 Parent visa allows eligible parents to be sponsored by their adult children for a temporary four year visa.  They may be eligible to apply for permanent residence after two years.

Sponsors can be eligible visa holders for the following visas:

 

  • 445 – this visa allows 820/309 visa holders to sponsor their dependant children to live in Australia temporarily.  

  • 461 NZ partner – allows the partners of NZ passport holders to live and work in Australia for up to 5 years.  The visa is renewable.

PERMANENT VISAS

 

  • Sponsors are usually Australian permanent residents, citizens or eligible New Zealand citizen

  • 801/100 Partner Visas allows partners of sponsors to live in Australia.

  • 103/143/804 Parent Visas allows eligible parents  to be sponsored by their adult children for a permanent visa.

  • 802/101 Child visa allows children under 25 years old to be sponsored by their parents to live in Australia.

  • 102 Adoption visa is for children adopted outside of Australia to live with their parents in Australia.

  • 115/ 835 Remaining relative allows the last remaining relative of sponsors to live in Australia.

  • 114/838 Aged dependant relative visa allows a financially dependent relative to be sponsored to live in Australia. 

  • 116/836 Carer visa permits sponsors to bring a relative to assist with their day to day care.