Children, parents and other family members may apply for migration to join their Australian citizen or permanent resident family members in Australia.
Partner and Spouse Migration
Including Partner (subclass 820, 801, 309, 100) visas, NZ Citizen Family Relationship (subclass 461) visa and Prospective Marriage (subclass 300) visa.
- Partner migration is migration to Australia as the spouse, prospective spouse (fiancee) or interdependent partner (same-sex partner) of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.
Including Child (subclass 101, 802) visas, Adoption (subclass 102) visa, Orphan Relative (subclass 117, 837) visas, Dependent Child (subclass 445) visa.
- Child migration is migration to Australia as the dependent child, orphan relative or adopted child of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.
Including Parent (subclass 103) visa, Aged Parent (subclass 804) visa, Contributory Parent (subclass 143, 173, 864, 884) visas, Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (subclass 870) visa.
- Parents may be able to migrate to Australia if they have a child in Australia who is an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.
Other Family Migration
Including Aged Dependent Relative (subclass 114, 838) visas, Remaining Relative (subclass 115, 838) visas, Carer (subclass 116, 836) visas.
- ‘Other family’ migration provisions exist for aged dependent relatives, remaining relatives and carers of Australian citizens, permanent residents of Australia and eligible New Zealand citizens to apply for visas to come to Australia permanently.