New Zealand Family Relationship Visa

Subclass 461 (Temporary Visa)

  • You (the main applicant) and your partner will either need to be married or prove you have lived together for at least 12 months at the time of application.
  • Unlike some partner visas, registering your relationship, in a state or territory that allows this, does not waive the cohabitation requirement for the 461 visa.
  •  Other eligible family members of the New Zealand citizen can also be included. This includes children aged 18 and over provided the children are single and not in a defacto relationship.

You will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Have been in a relationship with an eligible New Zealand citizen for 12 months.
  • Your partner must hold the subclass 444 special category visa which New Zealand citizens are granted upon entry to Australia, or they must be eligible for the 444 upon arrival, if you’re applying offshore*
  • You’re the New Zealand citizen’s child or their partner’s dependent child
  • Be the New Zealand citizen or partner’s relative who is windowed, divorced, separated or has never entered a de facto partnership; is usually resident in the New Zealand citizen’s household; is dependent on the New Zealand citizen
  • You’re the child of a dependent child of either the New Zealand citizen or citizen’s partner
  • Meet health and character requirements
  • Have no outstanding debts to the Australian Government.

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