This visa allows a child who is outside Australia to come to Australia to live with their parents.
A Child visa (subclass 101) lets an eligible parent sponsor their child to live in Australia indefinitely. The parent can apply on behalf of a child younger than 18 years of age.
An eligible parent is:
Children born outside Australia must apply for a permanent visa to live in Australia
To get this visa, the child must be:
The child can include their own dependent children in this application.
The child’s sponsoring parent must be an Australian citizen, the holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or an eligible New Zealand citizen. The spouse or de facto partner of the child’s parent can also sponsor the child.
The child must be:
An adopted child must have been adopted before their parent became an Australian citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
The child must be under 25 years of age, but if 18 years of age or over must be a full-time student and dependent on their sponsoring parent. The only exception to the age limit and full-time student requirement is where the child has a disability that stops them from working.
Applicant must qualify specific health requirements. The health examinations will be based upon few factors like the nation of citizenship; time spent in other nations during the last five years and intended activities in Australia. The health examinations results are mostly valid up to 12 months.
This health examination is mandatory for the applicant and all members of the family mentioned in the visa application.
Candidate can arrange the health examination prior submitting the visa application.
Applicant must qualify specific character requirements. A police clearance certificate from each and every nation, the applicant has resided in for 12 months or more during the past 10 years after you turned 16 years of age have to be submitted. This certificate must be only arranged when asked by the authorities.
This is mandatory for the applicant and all members of the family mentioned in the visa application.
You must have repaid, or have arranged to repay, any outstanding debts to the Australian government.
Visa Application Process
Candidate must submit all the documents given in the documents checklist to support the claims made in the visa application. Few documents may take a longer time to attain. Hence, the candidate must keep the documents ready at the time of filing the visa application in order to deduct the process delays.
Applicant must submit all the required documents in order to support the visa application. He or she must submit good quality colored scan copies for the supporting documents in the ImmiAccount.
In case the documents are not available in English, then they must be having authorized English translations.
Applicant can follow the below-given checklist in order to make sure that the visa application do not remain incomplete. Filing a successful visa application helps in deducting the processing time.
1)the child’s parent is the former partner of the sponsoring step-parent
2)the child’s biological or adoptive parentage
3)the step parent (sponsor) has legal parental responsibility for the child
4)the child is younger than 18 years of age.
Applicant must upload the required documents by utilizing his or her own ImmiAccount at the time of filling the online visa application. This will benefit in deduction of delays in Subclass 101 process.
Post submitting the visa application and the required documents, the authorities will provide an acknowledgment that they have received your data.
When the authorities will be taking the profile for further assessment, an email address will be provided to the candidate for future use.
The visa application can be tracked and managed by utilizing Immi Account.
Visa processing time for Subclass 101:
75% of visa applications are processed in – 13 Months
90% of visa applications are processed in – 19 Months
Candidate must note that the visa application might take longer duration in case the candidate requires character or health certifications or to add some additional data.
Priority processing arrangements applies in the processing of visa application. It states the sequence in which the authority takes the application into consideration regardless of the time, applications were filed.
In case the candidate have applied for Subclass 101 outside Australia, they must not travel to Australia until they are said so in written that their visa has been granted. Applicant must wait for the final decision from the authority prior leaving the job, selling home or booking any travel package.
In case the applicant have applied for Subclass 101 inside Australia, they might also get eligible for the Bridging visa which permits the applicant to be in the country legally at the time of visa application process. In case, the applicant has acquired the Bridging visa A, he or she can apply for a Bridging visa B (BVB) in order to travel outside Australia till the time your final decision is out.
In case Subclass 101 is granted, the Australian immigration authorities will provide information related:
In case Subclass 101 is not granted, the Australian immigration authorities will provide information related:
Visa application process Cost
In case the applicant is making the payment for the visa application via credit card, a surcharge will be applied.
The present surcharge rates are:
NOTE: The surcharge rate will also be applicable on Debit Visa cards and Debit Master Cards at the time of online payments.
Subclass 101 costs modifies with time. Cost is based upon the date on which the immigration authorities have received the visa application. In case there is a price rise in between the filing date and the date on which the immigration authorities have received the visa application, the applicant will have to pay the modified application charge.
This visa application charge is taken in the form of Australian dollars (AUD) that to be paid for the visa application. In few cases the visa application charge can be NIL as well.
Note: All charges will be in Australian Dollars.
|Base application charge||Additional applicant charge for
18 & above
Extra applicant charge for below 18
Applicant may need to pay the other costs, including health assessments costs, police certificates costs, or other certificates or tests costs. The applicant is alone responsible for organizing the needful requirements.
Benefits of Subclass 101
It will allow the applicant to:
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