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116 (Carer) Visa

The 116 (Carer) Visa is designed to allow individuals to travel to Australia and provide care for their relatives who require assistance due to chronic or lifelong medical conditions. This visa falls under the offshore category, meaning that applicants must be outside Australia both at the time of application and when the visa is granted.

Features:

  • Indefinite Stay: The visa grants the applicant the right to stay in Australia indefinitely.
  • Work and Study: Visa holders are permitted to work and study in Australia.
  • Medicare Enrollment: Access to Australia’s public healthcare scheme, Medicare, is available.
  • Family Sponsorship: Visa holders can sponsor their relatives to come to Australia.
  • Travel Facility: The visa allows multiple travel to and from Australia for a period of 5 years.
  • Australian Citizenship: Eligible applicants have the option to apply for Australian citizenship.

Eligibility:

  • Residency: Applicants must be outside Australia at the time of application and when a decision is made on their application.
  • Sponsorship: The applicant must be sponsored by their relative or their relative’s partner for the first two years of their stay in Australia.
  • Care Requirement: The applicant must provide care for a relative or a member of their family who lives with them and has no reasonable access to care options in Australia.

Sponsorship Requirements:

The sponsor must have a long-term or permanent medical condition that necessitates substantial continuous care and support.

The sponsor must meet the following criteria:

  • Age: The sponsor must be at least 18 years old.
  • Citizenship or Residency: The sponsor must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or qualifying New Zealander.
  • Care Needs: The sponsor must be unable to receive the required care from another Australian source and must have a medical certificate confirming a medical condition that causes impairment of the body, mind, or senses. The condition must require assistance with practical matters of everyday living for at least two years.
  • Commitment: The sponsor must commit to providing accommodation and support to the applicant and their family members for the first two years of their stay in Australia.

To assess your eligibility for the 116 (Carer) Visa or to obtain more information, please book a FREE consultation now.

836 (Carer) Visa

The 836 (Carer) Visa allows individuals to remain in Australia while providing ongoing care for a patient who requires medical attention and does not have convenient access to treatment options in Australia. The person receiving care must be an Australian relative or a family member of the relative residing with them. This visa falls under the onshore category, meaning that applicants can be inside Australia when they apply and when the visa is granted.

Features:

  • Indefinite Stay: The visa grants the applicant the right to stay in Australia indefinitely.
  • Work and Study: Visa holders are permitted to work and study in Australia.
  • Medicare Enrollment: Access to Australia’s public healthcare scheme, Medicare, is available.
  • Family Sponsorship: Visa holders can sponsor their relatives to come to Australia.
  • Travel Facility: The visa allows multiple travel to and from Australia for a period of 5 years.
  • Australian Citizenship: Eligible applicants have the option to apply for Australian citizenship.

Eligibility:

  • Permanent Residency: Applicants can stay in Australia as permanent residents.
  • Work and Study: Visa holders can work and study in Australia.
  • Travel Facility: The visa allows multiple travel to and from Australia for a period of 5 years.

To assess your eligibility for the 836 (Carer) Visa or to obtain more information, please book a FREE consultation now.

117 (Orphan Relative) Visa

The 117 (Orphan Relative) Visa, also known as the Orphan Relative Visa, allows a single child to come to Australia and live with their relative if their parents have passed away, are unable to care for them, or cannot be found. This visa grants the child the ability to work and study in Australia and provides a pathway to permanent residency. During the child’s initial two years in Australia, the sponsor is obligated to provide housing and financial support.

Features:

  • Migration as Permanent Resident: The child can migrate to Australia as a permanent resident.
  • Study and Healthcare: The child can study and access Medicare, Australia’s public healthcare system.
  • Australian Citizenship: Eligible applicants can apply for Australian citizenship.

Eligibility:

  • Age and Dependency: The child must be under 18 years of age, single, and have no parents to care for them.
  • Qualified Relative: The child must have a relative who is a settled Australian citizen, eligible New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident.
  • Residency: The child must be outside Australia when the application is made and when a decision is made on the application.

Sponsorship Requirements:

The sponsor must be an eligible Australian relative who is an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen. Qualified relatives include siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and the current spouse or de facto partner of the child’s relative. The relative must be a permanent resident of Australia for at least two years. Additionally, the character and criminal history of the sponsor and their partner, particularly regarding crimes involving children, will be taken into account during the visa decision process.

To assess your eligibility for the 117 (Orphan Relative) Visa or to obtain more information, please book a FREE consultation now.

115 (Remaining Relative) Visa

The 115 (Remaining Relative) Visa provides an opportunity for individuals outside Australia who have no other close relatives residing in the country to settle down there permanently.

Features:

  • Migration as Permanent Resident: The visa allows the individual to migrate to Australia as a permanent resident.
  • Work and Study: Visa holders are permitted to work and study in Australia.
  • Medicare Enrollment: Access to Australia’s public healthcare scheme, Medicare, is available.
  • Australian Citizenship: Eligible applicants have the option to apply for Australian citizenship.

Eligibility:

  • Age and Dependency: The applicant must be under 18 years of age, single, and have no parents to care for them.
  • Sole Near Relatives: The applicant’s relatives in Australia must be only near relatives.
  • Assurance of Support: The applicant must have someone who will provide an assurance of support.
  • Qualified Relative: The applicant must have a relative who is a settled Australian citizen, eligible New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident.
  • Residency: The applicant must be outside Australia when the application is made and when a decision is made on the application.

To assess your eligibility for the 115 (Remaining Relative) Visa or to obtain more information, Please book a FREE consultation now.

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