Child Visa

CHILD VISA

Child Visa
Need for a child to get an Australian Visa
  • When a child does not hold a permanent visa.

  • If a child is intending to travel to, enter, or remain in Australia indefinitely.

General eligibility for a child visa
Child (Permanent) (Subclass 802)

A child’s parent or their parent’s partner sponsors them to live in Australia as a permanent resident.

To apply for this visa option, a child must be :

  • Inside Australia (Onshore) when applying for the visa.

  • It must be sponsored by their parent or parent’s partner.

If the child is over 18 years of age, they must be single and either:

  • A full-time student between the age of 18 and 25 years and dependent on the sponsor financially.

  • Unable to work due to any disability.

A child might also apply for this visa if they were adopted after their parent became an Australian citizen, holder of permanent residency or eligible New Zealand citizen. Additional requirements must be met for adopted children.

Child Visa
Orphan Relative (Permanent) (Subclass 837)
Child (Permanent) (Subclass 101)

This visa option is for a child who is outside Australia. In this, a child’s parent or their parent’s partner needs to sponsor the child to live in Australia as a permanent resident.

The child must be outside Australia when applying for this visa option and should be sponsored by their parent or parent’s partner.

If the child is 18 years or above age, they must be single with either full-time studying between 18-25 years of age and financially depending on the sponsoring parent or unable to work due to disability.

Orphan Relative (Permanent) (Subclass 117)
Child Visa
Child Visa
Adoption Visa (Permanent) (Subclass 102)
Dependent Child Visa (Subclass 445)