Subclass 102/802- Adoption Visa
Visa Class:
Date of Modification: 6 May 2022
Visa Category: family_visa
Visa Subclass: 102
Base Application Fee: 2710
Stream: Not applicable

Visa Introduction

  • migrate to Australia as a permanent resident to live with their adoptive parent
  • study and access Medicare
  • apply for Australian citizenship if eligible.

The child must

  • have been under 18 years of age when adopted, when they apply and when we make a decision
  • be adopted or in the process of being adopted by their sponsor parent
  • If choosing to apply for subclass 102, be outside Australia when the application is submitted
  • If choosing to apply for subclass 802, inside Australia when the application is submitted

Sponsorship requirements

  • There is no cost to apply but the sponsor have financial responsibilities if  the visa is granted.
  • The sponsor  must provide adequate accommodation and financial support to meet the child's needs for their first 2 years here

Visa Application Checklist

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