Subclass 461-New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship Visa
Visa Class:
Date of Modification: 8 May 2022
Visa Category: family_visa
Visa Subclass: 461
Base Application Fee: 370
Stream: Not Applicable

Visa Introduction

With this visa,  you can
  1. live, work and study in Australia for 5 years from the date your visa is granted
  2. travel to and from Australia as many times as you want during the 5 year period
You must
  1. not be a New Zealand citizen at the time of application
  2. meet certain eligibility criteria
  1. This is a temporary visa. You can stay in Australia for 5 years.

Processing times

Processing times


  • 25% of applications: 7 months
  • 50% of applications: 19 months
  • 75% of applications: 23 months
  • 90% of applications: 30 months

Visa Application Checklist

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