Remaining Relative visa – Australia Visa: How to apply and obtain, Procedure, Documents required?

What is a Remaining Relative visa?

People can relocate to Australia with this permanent visa in order to be near their sole immediate family members.


  • stay in Australia indefinitely
  • work and study in Australia
  • enroll in Australia’s public healthcare scheme, Medicare.
  • sponsor your relatives to come to Australia
  • if eligible, apply for Australian citizenship


  • It would help if you were sponsored by an eligible parent, eligible stepparent, eligible sibling, eligible stepsibling, or eligible relative’s partner. We must give sponsorship our approval.
  • You won’t be given this visa if you or your partner have a close member who ordinarily resides outside of Australia, or if you have a close relative who lives in Australia illegally, on a temporary visa, or both. Bridging visas are considered temporary visas.
  • You must be able to obtain an assurance of support.
  • You must be in good health if you and any family members apply for the visa together.
  • You must meet our standards for moral behavior, as must any family members who apply for the visa with you.
  • You or any family members who owe the Australian Government money must have already paid it back or have a plan in place that has been approved by the government to repay it.
  • If you had a visa canceled or denied while you were in Australia, you might not be eligible for this visa.
  • The Living in Australia pamphlet must have been read to you or explained to you if you are at least 18 years old.
  • If it is not in the best interests of a candidate under the age of 18, we will not issue this visa.

Documents Required

  • proof of your identity
  • Please include the pages of your existing passport that display your picture, contact information, and the issue and expiration dates.
  • Your eligible relative or eligible relative’s partner must sponsor your immigration.
  • You can be asked to provide character references, such as police records. Place no orders for police certifications.
  • Provide documents of your partner such as identity, character, and other relationships.
  • Dependent documents such as identity, character, and other relationships.

Procedure to apply

What is the cost?

  • This visa costs AUD6,625.

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