Australia Family Visa
Family visa types are different depends upon the circumstances of the applicant.
Each and every family visa has its unique terms and conditions to apply with.
The visa processing time also varies, as the Australian government has no priorities to finalize the
Family visas within the scheduled time. Some family visas have lengthy processing times and some can be
getting within a short period time. The processing times decided by the department with complex terms
that govern the visa rules and regulations..
Family Visa Types
Visa For Parents
This visa type has two types one is the Parent category and the other is contributory parent type.
The parent visa type is applicable for the permanent citizens and the eligible New Zealand citizens of the country.
The parent category applications and the visa pave the way for the permanent citizenship from the country.
The contributory parent visa category has a waiting period of 2 years temporary visa and then the visa holder can
apply for a permanent resident permit from the government.
The visa type takes a considerably longer processing time as the department has no fixed time to finalize the visa within
a stipulated time period. One can apply for the contributory parent category or even directly with the parent category to
get the permanent resident in Australia.
The contributory parent category has higher cost to apply and process on it when compared to the standard parent category.
The processing time is also comparatively longer than the standard parent category.
This visa is for the people who are near relatives of the permanent residence permit holders and the
Australian citizens and the New Zealand Citizens. The relative must have a close relative for the permanent
residence visa holder. If you have a brother, sister or parent with a permanent Australian citizenship or a
New Zealand citizen residing in Australia, and the step form of the same relationships also eligible to apply
under the visa program.
Child of the Australian citizen or New Zealand citizen residing in Australia
The child father or mother should have a permanent residence permit in Australia or the citizen of
Australia or New Zealand citizen, residing in Australia. The parents residing in Australia can apply
for the visa on behalf of the child. The child’s age must be below 25 years of age to be eligible to
get a family visa of this type. The child can get an Australian citizenship as per the rules and regulations
of the Australian government.
Visit Global gateways to get more information on the other relatives applying under the visa program.
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