This is a temporary visa for a natural, adopted or step child of a parent who holds a temporary partner visa and has not yet been granted a permanent partner visa.
This means that the child's parent must hold one of the following visas:
Applicants for this visa will require sponsorship from the same person sponsoring the child's visa-holding parent.
Note: If this visa is granted, the child must lodge a separate application for the same permanent visa as their parent before a decision is made on the parent's permanent visa application.
How much will this visa cost?
There is an application charge for this visa. This will usually not be refunded if the application is unsuccessful, or if the applicant decides to withdraw the application after lodging it. The application charge covers the applicant and all family members included in your application. The Dependent Child visa is known as an Extended Eligibility (temporary) visa.
What does the visa let the visa holder do?
This visa allows the visa holder to travel to and from, or remain in Australia for as long as their parent's temporary visa is valid, or until the parent's permanent visa application is finalised.
Visa validity period
This visa is valid until a decision is made on the parent's permanent Spouse or Interdependency visa application, or until the parent's visa application is withdrawn.
These pages provide information about the requirements that must be met to support a visa application.
If this visa is granted, the following requirements must be met.
The child must comply with all Australian laws.
The following obligations apply to approved sponsors:
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