If you wish to join your family or partner in Australia, there are two Australian Permanent Residence visa options available:
This visa option allows you to join your spouse or defacto partner who is an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen living in Australia. This is a Permanent Residence visa that allows you to stay in Australia indefinitely. With this visa, you are also permitted to travel to and enter Australia for 5 years from the date the visa is granted.
Child Migration Visa
This visa option allows children to migrate to Australia to join their parents who are Australian citizens, permanent residents, or eligible New Zealand citizens living in Australia. This is also a Permanent Residence visa that allows you to stay in Australia indefinitely. This visa also permits you to travel to and enter Australia for 5 years from the date the visa is granted.
Once you have obtained a Spouse or Child Migration visa, you may be eligible to apply for Australian citizenship after a certain period of time. Becoming an Australian citizen offers many benefits including access to all the rights and privileges that come with being an Australian permanent resident.
Spouse/Defacto and Child Migration visas are permanent resident visas, which allow you to live in Australia indefinitely. Each of these visas also allows you to travel to and enter Australia for 5 years from the date the visa is granted. After that time, you will need to apply for a Resident Return Visa (RRV) to re-enter Australia as a permanent resident.
The financial requirements for Spouse/Defacto and Child Migration visas include the payment of a visa application fee and providing evidence that you have access to sufficient funds to support yourself and your dependents while in Australia. The amount required will depend on individual circumstances and can vary greatly.
As a permanent resident in Australia, you are required to comply with all Australian laws and regulations. You must also ensure that you meet certain obligations to maintain your status as a permanent resident. These obligations include:
- Living in Australia for at least two years in every five-year period
- Not engaging in criminal activities while in Australia
- Maintaining your health insurance
- Updating your address and contact details with the Department of Home Affairs
- Ensuring that your dependents meet the requirements of their visa
If you fail to meet these obligations, your permanent residency status may be revoked.
Please note that additional information may be required to determine eligibility for these visa options, and further documentation will be needed to support your application. If you have any further questions, please contact us to for further assistance.