New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship Visa
The purpose of this visa is to allow non-New Zealand citizens to travel to and live in Australia with a New Zealand citizen family member who is a Special Category visa holder. You must be related to the Special Category visa holder as one of the following:
- their spouse
- their (or their spouse’s) dependent child
- the dependent child of their (or their spouse’s) dependent child
- Other dependents may also be included in the application if they meet certain requirements.
Remaining Relative visa
This visa allows someone outside Australia whose only near relatives are living in Australia to live in Australia as a permanent resident. You and your partner cannot have any other brothers, sisters, parents (or step equivalents), or non-dependent children other than those who are usually resident in Australia and are Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens.
You must be sponsored by an eligible sponsor. Your sponsor must be your brother, sister, parent (or step-equivalent) or their partner, who are settled and usually resident in Australia and they must be one of the following:
- an Australian citizen
- an Australian permanent resident
- an eligible New Zealand citizen
You must have a commitment by a person or an organisation prepared to provide you with an Assurance of Support.
This visa is for someone who needs to move to Australia to care for a relative in Australia with a long-term or permanent medical condition, or assist a relative providing care to a member of their family unit with a long-term or permanent medical conditions.
The relative must require the assistance for a period of two years and must not be able to reasonably obtain the required care from any other relative in Australia or from Australian welfare, hospital, nursing, or community services.
You must, obviously, be willing, able, and have a genuine intention to provide the required ongoing care or assistance.
Aged Dependent Relative visa
This visa is for some older people to migrate to Australia if they rely on an eligible relative in Australia to provide financial support.
Applicants must be sponsored by the relative on whom they are financially dependent or the spouse or de facto partner of their relative.
The sponsoring relative or relative’s partner must be 18 years of age or older, usually reside in Australia and have done so for the past two years, as an Australian citizen, permanent resident or Eligible New Zealand citizen.
Contact us to book a consultation and discuss the above with our team.