Australian Embassy
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New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship Visa (Subclass 461)

1. About this visa

2. What can I do with this visa?

3. How do I apply for this visa?

 

About this visa

New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship (Temporary) visa (subclass 461) is for clients:

  • who are not a New Zealand citizen,
  • who are an eligible family member of a New Zealand citizen and
  • the New Zealand citizen family member is living in Australia on a Special Category visa (subclass 444) or will be travelling with you to Australia and will be granted a Special Category visa (subclass 444) on arrival

The applicant(s) must be related to the New Zealand citizen as either:

  • their partner
  • their (or their partner's) dependent child
  • the dependent child of their (or their partner's) dependent child
  • their (or their partner's) relative who:
    • does not have a partner
    • usually lives in the New Zealand citizen’s household
    • is dependent on the New Zealand citizen.

 

What can I do with this visa?

If you are granted this visa, it allows you to

  • work and study in Australia
  • travel to, enter and remain in Australia for five years from the date the visa is granted.

 

How do I apply for this visa?