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Child visas

1. About these visas

2. How do I apply for the visa?

 

About these visas

Child visa (subclass 101)

This visa lets an eligible parent sponsor their child to live in Australia indefinitely. 

An eligible parent is:

  • an Australian citizen
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • an eligible New Zealand citizen

Further information on this visa can be found in the Booklet 2, Child Migration.

Dependent Child visa (subclass 445)

This visa is a temporary visa a child in the following situations:

  • Their parent holds a temporary Partner visa (subclass 309 or 820) or a Dependent Child visa (subclass 445)
  • They are sponsored by the same person who sponsored their parent
  • They are single
  • They are younger than 18 years of age, or one of the following:
    • Financially dependent on their parent holding the temporary Partner visa, or
    • Incapacitated for work due to the total or partial loss of bodily or mental functions.

If this visa is granted, the child also needs to make a permanent Partner visa application before the parent's permanent Partner visa is decided.

Further information on this visa can be found in the Booklet 1, Partner Migration.

 

How do I apply for the visa?

 

 Last updated: 21/12/2017