Subclass 445-Dependent Child Visa
Visa Class:
Date of Modification: 6 May 2022
Visa Category: family_visa
Visa Subclass: 445
Base Application Fee: 2710

Visa Introduction

  • move to or stay in Australia until  the parent's permanent partner visa application is being decided
  • travel to and from Australia
  • work and study in Australia


The child must

  • be a dependent child of the visa-holding parent
  • be sponsored by the nominator or sponsor of the visa-holding parent

Sponsorship requirements

  • The sponsor are responsible for the costs to the Australian Government of the child living in Australia
  • The sponsor must ensure the child complies with any visa conditions
  • If the child works in Australia, the sponsor must ensure the work complies with workplace legislation and awards

Visa Application Checklist

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