Family Visas

Family Visas has a number of subcategories through which people can help their relatives migrate to Australia.

The different subclasses are:

Spouse/De-facto Spouse Visa

The applicant can enter Australia on the basis of a relationship, first on a temporary visa and later on a permanent visa.

Prospective Marriage Visa

The applicant can go to Australia but should marry his/her fiancé within the Visa’s 9 month validity period.


Children or other eligible sponsors can apply for their parents to migrate to Australia.

Dependent Children

 Eligible sponsors or biological parents can sponsor a child who is dependent on them.

Remaining Relative

Remaining Relatives can be sponsored by permanent Australian Citizens or citizens of New Zealand, and who are the only living relatives of the applicant.