To live abroad without your complete family can be quite challenging and lonesome; more so when children are the absent parties. Children born in Australia receive Australian citizenship automatically when at least one parent is either an Australian citizen or holds an Australian PR.
This visa is suitable is granted to the eligible parents’ biological child who is out of Australia. With this visa, the child can come to Australia and live with its parents. The parents can apply on behalf of a child younger than 18 years of age. It is important to remember that this visa application must be made outside Australia and the child too must be outside Australia when the visa is granted.
This visa is granted to the eligible parents’ adopted child who is out of Australia. With this visa the child can come to Australia and stay with the adoptive parents. The parents can apply on behalf of a child younger than 18 years of age. It is important to remember that this visa application must be made outside Australia. The child must already be adopted or in the process of being adopted. Also, the adoptive parent or prospective adoptive parent must prove their position to sponsor the child.
This visa is granted to the eligible parents’ child who is in Australia to continue staying in Australia. The eligible parents can sponsor the child for as long as they want. The parents can apply on behalf of a child younger than 18 years of age. They will need to prove their ability to sponsor the child. It is important to note that the must be residing in Australia at the time of application.
This visa is a temporary visa and it is granted in order that the child may travel to and from Australia until the eligible parents permanent Partner visa is finalized. After a temporary Partner visa has been granted to the parent, they can add the child to their permanent Partner visa application. The child needs to be younger than 18 years of age. If the child is more than 18, then they must financially dependent on the parent with the Partner Visa or prove to be incapable to work due to challenging mental or physical problems.
The child’s relationship with the sponsor must fall in either one of the two following categories:
The child is:
In case of an adopted child, the adoption process ought to be completed before their parent became an Australian citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
Children younger than 18 years of age:
Children between 18 and 25 years of age:
A child between 18 and 25 years of age who does not have a disability that prevents them from working must:
To be a full-time student, the child must:
The child must be a full-time student when they apply for this visa. Any gaps of more than six months between the final year of school and tertiary studies must be explained.
Children with a disability aged 18 or older:
A child with a disability is eligible for this visa if they:
Disability means that the child has total or partial loss of their bodily or mental functions, and they are unable to work because of it.
To be dependent they must be reliant on the sponsoring parent for financial support because they are not able to work because of their disability.
This visa can be granted only if you can show one of the following for a child younger than 18 years of age:
The documents checklist lists you the documents you must provide with your application to support this claim.
Best interests of the child:
This visa will not usually be granted if it is against the best interests of a child younger than 18 years of age.
Measures for the Protection of Children has more information.
Assurance of support:
We might ask for an assurance of support for the child so that welfare costs for some migrants are not borne by the Australian community.
Do not provide an assurance of support unless we ask for one and tell you what you need to do.
The child must meet certain health requirements. The results are usually valid for 12 months. This also applies to any dependent family members included in your application, whether they are migrating or not.
A child older than 16 years of age must meet certain character requirements. They must be prepared to provide a police certificate from each country they have lived in for 12 months or more during the past 10 years after they turned 16 years of age. Do not arrange for police certificates until we ask you to.
This also applies to all dependent family members in the application who are 16 years of age or older.
Debts to the Australian Government:
The child must have no outstanding debts to the Australian Government or have arranged to repay any outstanding debts to the Australian Government.
For more details please Contact Us.