Family Visas

For those wishing to immigrate with their family, Australia is one of the top options. Australia boasts a terrific quality of life, a lovely climate, and friendly, welcoming people.

Australia family visas are intended to bring together families that have been divided by time or distance. They permit either temporary or permanent residence in Australia.Once granted permanent residence, they are granted the right to live in Australia permanently and have access to public welfare, health care, educational opportunities and eventually the right to vote.

Reuniting Families

If you are looking to bring your family together in Australia, you will need one of the Family Visas depending on your circumstances. Our team has extensive experience bringing families together through Australia’s Family Visa Programs and will provide you with reliable guidance and advice throughout.

We understand that when it comes to family, you need to get it right first time and sometimes the visa process can be complex and time-consuming during a stressful time in your life. Our expert team will simplify and streamline everything so that you can have peace of mind knowing your application is in good hands.

Professional Representation

We have a perfect record of representing our clients in appeals in family matters and our team can show you everything you need to know, so that you can make the right choices in your case and ensure there are no delays.

Our Founder and Managing Director has over 20 years of experience in family law, reuniting families in Cambodia and Australia. We understand how important it is to have your family close by, and our team is committed to giving you sound advice to help get permanent residency for your family members. Sometimes this can take years, and the emotional stress that can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be.

Partner Visa (Subclass 801)

The Partner Visa (Subclass 801) grants permanent residency status to those that have been living together with an Australian citizen, permanent resident or Eligible New Zealand Citizen in a de facto relationship for at least 12 months prior to submitting an application.

Applicants will need proof of commitment such as joint bank accounts and bills as evidence of the genuine nature of their relationship as well as meeting all health and character requirements before being approved. The Department of Home Affairs process 75% of applications within 16 months although it can take up to 3 years before your visa is granted.

 

Partner (Migrant) visa (subclass 100)

The Partner (Migrant) visa (subclass 100) grants permanent residency to those already living in Australia under the Temporary Partner Visa subclass 820. To apply for this visa, applicants must hold a Partner (Provisional) visa (subclass 309) and show they are still in a genuine ongoing relationship with an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

Applicants must be sponsored by their partner plus must meet the eligibility criteria such as health and character, etc. According to the Department of Home Affairs, 75% of applications are process within 17 months however some applications can take up to 3 years before they are approved.

Partner (Migrant) Visa (subclass 100)

The Partner (Migrant) visa (subclass 100) grants permanent residency to those already living in Australia under the Temporary Partner Visa subclass 820. To apply for this visa, applicants must hold a Partner (Provisional) visa (subclass 309) and show they are still in a genuine ongoing relationship with an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

Applicants must show their relationship is genuine and ongoing and they must be sponsored by their partner in addition to meeting the health and character requirements.

Application Processing Times

According to data released by the Department of Home Affairs 75% of applications are processed within 16-18 months although it can take up to 3 years before your Partner Visa is granted.

Child Visas (Subclass 101 & 802)

The Child Visa (Subclass 101) is open to applicants who are the biological, adopted or step children of Australian citizens, permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens. The child must be under 18 years of age, or 25 if still financially dependent on their parent, and they must be sponsored by their parent.

This visa allows children study and access Medicare in Australia and they may apply for This visa allows children study and access Medicare in Australia and they may apply for Australian citizenship if they are eligible. Once the visa is granted, the child may make as many trips back and forth to Australia as they want for up to 5 years.

 

Application Processing Times

Data from the Department of Home Affairs shows that, while it may take up to two years for your child visa to be approved, 75% of applications are processed within 12 to 14 months.

Parent Visa (Subclass 103)

Applicants of the Parent Visa (Subclass 103) must be the biological or adoptive parent of a child who is an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen. The applicants must provide evidence of their relationship and parents must be sponsored by their child.

Visa holders are entitled to work and study in Australia indefinitely and they may access Australia’s public health care system – Medicare. Once granted, this visa allows the visa holder to travel back and forth to Australia as many times as they want for up to 5 years.

 

Contributory Parent Visas (Subclass 143 & 173)

Contributory Parent Visa applicants must be the biological or adoptive parents of a child that over 18 years of age and is an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen. Applicants must have their application sponsored by their child and they will need to evidence that they pass the “balance-of-family” test.

Furthermore, applicants should also have adequate health insurance for their stay, and in certain circumstances, may be required to submit an “assurance of support” confirming they won’t require assistance from the Australian government.

 

Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 804)

The Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 804) is open to applicants who are the parents of an eligible Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen and who are aged 67 or over. Applicants must provide evidence of their relationship and be sponsored by their child.


Once approved, visa holders can live in Australia as a permanent resident for 5 years, with access to Australia’s public health care system – Medicare. The visa also allows them to work and study in Australia indefinitely and travel back and forth from Australia as many times as they want within those five years.


Application Processing Time

It is anticipated that it will take at least 74 months for new Contributory Parent visa applications submitted at this time to be released for final processing.New Parent and Aged Parent Visa applications could take up to 30 years to be processed!

Carer Visas (Subclass 116 & 836)

Applicants of a Carer Visa (Subclass 116 & 836) must be the primary caretaker for a very elderly, disabled, or medically ill Australian citizen, permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen.

Applicants must have their application sponsored by their relative, plus they must have good health and meet the character requirements.

This visa affords the holder indefinite residency rights in Australia and access to Medicare. Visa holders will enjoy unlimited employment rights and are entitled to study in Australia.

Once granted, they can use this visa to return and forth from Australia as often as they’d like for a maximum of five years.

 

Aged Dependent Relative visa (Subclass 837 & 838)

Applicants may apply for the Aged Dependent Relative Visa (Subclass 837 & 838) if they are 66 years of age or older and the dependent of a relative that is an Australian citizen, or permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen.

The “balance of family” test must be passed in order for applicants to be eligible for this visa, and they must not have any additional close relatives living outside of Australia. Candidates must also be sponsored by their relative and pass the ‘balance of family’ test.

This visa grants holders the right to live permanently in Australia and access Medicare. They may also work or study in Australia and can enjoy unrestricted travel to and from Australia for up to 5 years.

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