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Australian Child Visa Types and Requirements Explained

Australian Child Visa Types and Requirements Explained

Australian Child Visa Requirements Explained

Let’s say you want to bring your child over to Australia to let them stay permanently with you. You could apply for Australian Child Visa for your children but first you need to know what the requirements.

There are 3 types of Australian Child Visas that might be eligible for your child to apply.

Obtaining an Australian Child Visa visa might get complicated for some people because of many reasons, not to mention the various types of visas that are available and we have to know which one is the right one to apply.

Australian Child Visa (subclass 101)

If you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident and you have a child who lives overseas and you want to bring him over to Australia to live permanently, this could be the visa for him.

Your child must be single, younger than 18 years of age (or a full-time student between 18-25 years of age or 18 or older and unable to work due to disability and dependent on the sponsoring parent) and sponsored by their parent or their parent’s partner who is an Australia Citizen or Permanent Resident.

This visa will allow the visa holder to:

  • Live in Australia permanently.
  • Will be able to work and study in Australia and enroll to Medicare.
  • Can also travel to and from Australia indefinitely.
  • They can even apply for Australian citizenship if they are eligible.

Australian Child Visa (subclass 802)

If your child is in Australia, he might be eligible to apply for this Australian Child Visa subclass.

You must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident to be able to sponsor your child.

Your child must be single, younger than 18 years of age (or a full-time student between 18-25 years of age or 18 or older and unable to work due to disability and dependent on the sponsoring parent) and sponsored by their parent or their parent’s partner who is an Australia Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Your child will have the same benefits as the option above.

Dependent Child Visa (subclass 445)

If you, as the parent, are currently holding a temporary Partner visa, your child might be eligible to apply this Australian Child Visa subclass.

Your child can be in or outside Australia at the time of applying the visa.

The child must be the biological child, stepchild or adopted child of the sponsoring parent.

The child must also be single and younger than 18. If the child is over 18, he has to be financially dependent on the parent holding the temporary Partner visa or incapacitated for work due to total or partial bodily or mental functions.

This visa allows the child to travel to and from Australia with their parents until a decision is made on the parent’s permanent visa application.

The child will be able to work and study in Australia and can enroll to Medicare.

It is important for a child’s development to be with their parents.

The Summary

There are three types of Australian Children Visas that you could apply for your child.

The most important requirements for obtaining these visa types is that your children must be single and younger than 18 years old, and dependent financially to their parent.

Australian Child Visa holders are able to live in Australia, Travel from and to Australia and gain benefits such as Medicare.

So that’s the requirements for Australian Child Visa.

Knowing what the requirements are will allow you to make a better preparation for you and your childrens migration process.

Yet that doesn’t mean that your Australian visa application could easily be granted by the Immigration Authority.

Australian Government is very strict in allowing foreigners to enter Australia, thus making the visa application process quite complex and intricate.

Such a little mistake or insufficient documents provided in your visa application could cost you lot of money, effort and time because the high likeliness of visa refusal.

We as a Australian registered migration agent has more than 8 years extensive experience that allows us to find the best migration pathway for our client based on their circumstance.

By booking an appointment with our lead migration agent, Mrs. Indah Melindasari (Registered by MARA with MARN 0961448), you will gain valuable insights and better understanding of your migration pathway.

Through the information collected from the appointment, our expert migration team then will tailor a solid and actionable migration plan that would save you lot of your time and money throughout the visa application process.

The migration plan also minimise the risk of your Australian Child Visa application getting refused or rejected by Australian Immigration.

ONE derland Consulting would like to help any parents out there who wish to live with their child permanently by providing an excellent service and professional solution to our client visa case.

To know which visa subclass that your child is eligible for, please contact us on 08 9477 5831.

Our professional team would love to assist you in every process of the application.

Published On: November 21st, 2018 / Categories: General Info /

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