Australia dependant visa

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Why apply for an Australia Dependent Visa?

  • Join your family in Australia
  • Stay in Australia for 5 years
  • Bring your spouse, children, de facto partner, parents, and grandparents.
  • Unlimited travel to and from Australia until the visa is valid
  • Apply for  permanent residency after 3 years

The land of marine reserves, tropical beaches and Aboriginal cultures, Australia stands as one of the leading countries expats migrate to. The country allows students and workers to bring their families to Australia under the Australia Dependent Visa. Y-Axis can assist you in every step of your visa application program so that you can join your family members in Australia.

 

Types of Australia Dependent Visas

Australia offers several visas for different family members to migrate to Australia. They are named under Subclass visas followed by a specific number. Some of the dependent visas are explained below:

  • Subclass 309 or Partner Visa:allows the spouse or de facto partner of an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen to migrate to Australia. This temporary visa is valid until the Subclass 100 or permanent partner visa is approved. The visa holder is allowed to work and study in Australia with this visa.
  • Subclass 100 or Partner Visa: allows the spouse or de facto partner of an Australian citizen or permanent resident to stay permanently as long as the Australian partner. This visa enables migrants to work, study, and enjoy healthcare benefits.
  • Subclass 101 or Child Visa: allows a dependent child aged less than 25 years to live in Australia temporarily with their family. This visa allows the holder to study and access medical benefits in the country.
  • Subclass 802 or Child Visa: allows a dependent child aged less than 25 years to live in Australia permanently with their family. This visa allows the holder to study and access medical benefits in the country.
  • Subclass 445 or Dependent Child Visa: allows a dependent child to live in Australia while their parents' visa is being processed.
  • Subclass 103 or Parent Visa: allows the parents of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia. The Visa holders can later apply for permanent residence and sponsor other relatives to migrate to Australia.
  • Subclass 114 or Aged Dependent Relative Visa: allows an aged relative of an Australian Citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to migrate to Australia permanently. They can later apply for Australian citizenship.
  • Subclass 117 or Orphan Relative Visa: allows an orphaned relative of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen to migrate to Australia.

 

Benefits of an Australia Dependent Visa

  • Get to stay in Australia along with your family
  • Work and study with an Australia Dependent Visa
  • Travel to and from Australia as often as possible until the visa is valid.
  • Enjoy healthcare benefits with Medicare
  • Apply for permanent residence later when eligible

 

Eligibility Criteria for Australia Dependent Visa

You or your family would be eligible to apply for an Australia Dependent Visa only if:

  • You or one of your family members has attained Australian, Permanent Residence or New Zealand citizenship. 
  • You have proof of your relations with your spouse, children, parents, orphans or the relatives for whom you are the primary visa holder.
  • Your child is aged under 18 to 25 years and financially depends on you or is unable to work due to some disability.
  • You have proof of your funds as evidence of being able to support your dependents financially.
  • You and your dependents have valid ID proofs and passports.

 

Required Documents for Australia Dependent Visa

The list of required documents varies depending on the type of visa you are applying for. Here is a list of commonly required documents:

  • A valid passport with a validity of not less than 6 months
  • Valid identification proofs
  • Recent passport-sized photographs, as per the guidelines mentioned
  • Documents to prove your Australian citizenship, status as a Permanent resident or New Zealand Citizenship (only for sponsors)
  • Documents to establish your relationship with the dependents (birth certificate, marriage certificate, wedding photos)
  • Documents to prove your financial ability to support your dependents
  • Financial details, including bank statements of the last 28 days
  • Copy of the visa application form along with the payment receipt
  • Police clearance certificates
  • A copy of an invitation letter from the sponsor
  • Proof of English language proficiency (if applicable)
  • Health Insurance details, if any

 

Steps to apply for an Australia Dependent Visa

The steps to apply for an Australia Dependent Visa are as follows:

  • Step 1: Check the eligibility requirements for the type of visa you are using.
  • Step 2: Gather the documents as required
  • Step 3: Fill in the online application for the type of visa you have chosen
  • Step 4: Upload the documents required
  • Step 5: Submit your application along with the amount to be paid
  • Step 6:Check the status of your application as you wait for the visa to be processed
  • Step &: Fly to Australia once the visa is approved

 

Processing time for Australia Dependent Visa

The processing time for an Australia Dependent Visa depends on many factors, including the bulk of applications received and your application's complications. The standard processing time for various types of Australia Dependent Visa is mentioned below:

Type of visa

Standard Processing time

Cost

Subclass 309 or Partner Visa

9-12 months

£4624.03

Subclass 100 or Partner Visa

12-24 months

Already covered when applying for Subclass 309 Visa

Subclass 101 or Child Visa

19-26 months

£1596.20

Subclass 802 or Child Visa

12-17 months

£1596.20

Subclass 103 or Parent  Visa

13-30 years

£2607.22

Subclass 143 or Contributory Parent Visa

12 months

£25270.19

Subclass 117 or Orphan Relative Visa

28-72 months

£977.50

 

How can Y-Axis help you?

With so many visa types to choose from, navigating the Australia Dependents visa application maze can be a daunting process. Y-Axis is there to help you in every step of your visa application process. Our dedicated consultant will help you with:

  • Choose the correct type of visa
  • Gather documents as required
  • Fill up visa application forms
  • Get you updates and follow-ups
  • Preparing for your visa application interview

Y-Axis is a leading visa and immigration consultancy. We are here to help you reach the Australian shores faster than you can think. Talk to us to receive personalized consultancy.

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