Partners of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens may enter and/or to remain permanently in Australia. Partner visa applications for migration may apply to:
- people intending to get married
- married partners
- de facto partners
- same-sex partners
Visa application under this category is in 2 stages: temporary and permanent. Permanent visa is granted after 2 years on temporary visa if the relationship is assessed to be still genuine and ongoing.
Parent and Retirement Visas
All parent visas are subject to the ‘balance of family’ test and have mandatory assurance of support to be provided by the sponsor. These visas have caps imposed limiting the number of parent visas that can be granted each year.
Contributory parent visa is available to parents who are prepared to pay the high 2nd Visa Application Charge (Health charge) and obtain their residency sooner.
Retirement visa is available to applicants able to demonstrate the prescribed levels of assets and income and are prepared to make a designated investment of funds in Australia. The retirees must be fully self-supported in Australia. This is a temporary visa, renewable every 4 years upon meeting the visa criteria.
Other Family Visas
Other categories of family migration include dependent child, dependent relative, remaining relative, career.
Please contact us if you are looking for qualified and registered Migration Agents in Perth, we are delighted to provide further information.< VISAS