There are different pathways to Australian Citizenship. You must meet eligibility criteria relevant to your pathway before you can apply.
Australian CitizenshipBecoming a citizen of Australia is an important decision as it is a recognition that you are making a commitment to Australia, its people, and its way of life. Australian citizenship is a privilege offering significant rewards.
Australian CitizenshipThere are different pathways to Australian Citizenship. You must meet eligibility criteria relevant to your pathway before you can apply.
Resident Return VisaA resident return visa allows Australian permanent residents to return to Australia if a travel facility attached to their visa has expired.
Family VisasAustralian government recognises the need for family and dependent relatives to live together. This scheme permits eligible Australians and NZ citizens to sponsor their partners, children, parents and dependent relatives for Australian Permanent Residency.
Partner VisaA partner visa lets partners of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizen live in Australia temporarily or permanently.
Prospective Marriage VisaA prospective marriage visa lets individuals come to Australia temporarily to marry their prospective spouse and then apply for a Partner visa.
Parent VisaA parent visa lets parents to live in Australia permanently if they have a child who is an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.
NZ Citizen Family Relationship visaA NZ citizenship family relationship visa allows a non-New Zealand family member of a New Zealand citizen to live and work in Australia for up to five years.
Carer VisaA carer visa lets you move to Australia permanently to care for someone with a long-term medical condition.
Child VisaA child visa lets a child outside or inside Australia to move to Australia permanently to live with their parents.
Remaining Relative VisaA remaining relative visa lets people move to Australia permanently to be with their only close family members.
Individual VisasThere are many reasons why you might want to visit, live or work in Australia. Whatever your reason is, there is a range of options available. The most suitable visa for you will largely depend on your circumstances and illegibility.
Visitor VisaA visitor visa lets people visit Australia as a tourist, to see family and friends or for purposes other than employment or medical treatment.
Student VisaA student visa allows international students to come to Australia temporarily to undertake an eligible course of study.
Temporary Graduate VisaA temporary graduate visa allows international students to live, study and work in Australia after completing their studies.
Global Talent VisaA global talent visa allows people with outstanding achievements in an eligible field to migrate to Australia permanently.
Protection VisaA protection visa is for people who engage Australia’s protection obligations as a refugee or meet other protection criteria.
Refugee VisaA refugee visa is for people outside Australia, not in their home country and unable to return due to persecution for various reasons.
Reviews and AppealsIf your visa application is refused or you had your visa cancelled, it may be possible to make an appeal for review of your decision. Our registered migration agents can help you lodge an appeal to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
Visa RefusalsWe will guide you through the process, accompany you to the hearing and follow up with submissions if necessary.
Visa CancellationsIf you are in Australia at the time of your visa cancellation, there may be an option to have this decision revoked.
Ministerial InterventionIf the Minister decides to intervene, he/she has the ability to grant the visa as they see fit.
Work and BusinessThere are many opportunities for qualified individuals to work in Australia, either temporarily or permanently. Depending on your migration needs, skills and experience, you can apply for an Independent, State Sponsored or Employer Sponsored visa.
Temporary Skill Shortage VisaThis visa enables international skilled workers with recognised experience to be nominated by an eligible Australian business to work and live in Australia on a temporary basis.
Employer Nominated Scheme (ENS) VisaThis visa enables international skilled workers with recognised experience to be nominated by an eligible Australian business to work and live in Australia on a permanent basis.
Skilled Employer Sponsored RegionalThis provisional visa enables international skilled workers with recognised experience to be nominated by eligible Australian businesses in regional areas, to work and live in Australia.
Skilled Independent VisaThis permanent visa enables international skilled applicants to live and work in Australia. To be able to apply for this visa you need to submit an expression of interest and be invited to apply.
Skilled Work Regional VisaThis visa enables skilled applicants, nominated by an Australian state or family member, to live and work in regional Australia for 5 years. Holders of this visa can apply for PR.
Skilled Nominated VisaThis visa is a permanent residence visa for skilled workers who wish to work and live in Australia. You need to be nominated by an Australian state or territory before you can apply.
Temporary Activity VisaThis visa allows individuals to come to Australia for up to four years to do specific work on a short-term, temporary basis. It covers a wide range of specialised events, programs and activities.
Temporary Work VisaThis visa lets individuals come to Australia to do short-term, highly specialised work. It is available for workers with specialised skills, knowledge or experience not generally available in Australia.
Training and ResearchThis visa allows you to take part in workplace-based occupational training to improve skills for your job, area of tertiary study, field of expertise or in a professional development program in Australia.
Business Innovation and InvestmentThis provisional visa allows you to own and manage a business in Australia, conduct business and investment activity in Australia or undertake an entrepreneurial activity in Australia.
Bridging VisaThis visa lets you stay in Australia lawfully on a temporary basis while your immigration status is resolved. The type of bridging visa you need to apply for will depend on your circumstances.
Working HolidayThis visa enables young people with an eligible passport to holiday and work in Australia. It provides opportunities for cultural exchange and closer ties between Australia and other countries.
Complex MattersIs your situation outside the norm and the information available to you does not fit your scenario? Then you may very well be dealing with a complex situation. Managing complex matters through the migration system requires the expertise of an experienced migration agent. Our migration agents have represented clients in all kinds of Complex Matters.
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