Australia Child Visa

Eligibility Criteria

Parents/Sponsor must hold a valid Australia PR and child must be out of Australia at the time of lodging application. The sponsoring parent must be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident visa holder or a New Zealand citizen.

For obtaining this visa, the child must be:

  • Sponsored by the parent or their partner.
  • The child is empowered to include his/her dependent children in this application.
  • The child's relationship with the sponsor can either be biological or of adopted nature by the sponsoring parent. A stepchild below 18 years of a step-parent, who is not the partner of the parent of the child, is also eligible.
  • The adoption of the adopted child must have taken place, before the parent, becomes an Australian citizen, or permanent resident visa holder.

a. Child (permanent) (Subclass 101)

This visa entitles the children to stay permanently in Australia provided the parents of the child are established citizens of Australia. The basic requirement of this visa is to get a sponsorship by a parent. Step children can be added under child visa category provided the age of the applicant is below 18 years and the sponsoring parent is no longer a partner of the child’s parent but has a legal responsibility to care for the child.

b. Orphan Relative (permanent) (subclass 117)

This is a permanent visa offered for an overseas child who is below the age of 18 years and whose parents are permanently deceased or whose whereabouts are not known.

c. Adopted (permanent) (Subclass 102)

This is a permanent visa offered for children from overseas who have been adopted, or are about to be adopted by an Australian citizen, permanent resident, and eligible New Zealand citizens. Corresponding State or Territory Adoption Authority (STAA) must be involved in managing the adoption process with the overseas country where the child is living. The applicant should stay out of Australia whilst applying for the visa.

d. Dependent Child Visa

This is a temporary visa offered for children whose partners are holders of a temporary visa and is valid till the decision is made on the permanent visa of the partner.

Opulentus Fees, Costs & Refund Policy

Our Service fee is Competitive & among the best in the industry. At any given time, our state-of-the-art Processing Centre, processes over 5000 active cases from across the world. Your visa application is processed by the one of the best and experienced hands.

The Prices are standard across all our offices. We guarantee the lowest and most reasonable price for our services.


You may have to pay other costs, such as the costs of health assessments, English language tests, skill assessments and police certificates, if required.

Opulentus Services

Opulentus offers advice and guidance for best possible documentation. We assist and guide you at each step till you get your visa.

  • Information on the complete process.
  • Visa documentation*
  • Provide you the document checklist stage-wise and assisting you with the requisites and the alternatives upon receiving the signed service agreement copy.
  • Provide documents samples and assist you with inputs wherever necessary.
  • Corresponding with the department, on your behalf, if required.


*Documentation service differs from country to country. Please refer your Service Agreement for further details.

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