Adoption visa (subclass 102)

Adoption visa (subclass 102)

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Adoption visa (subclass 102)

This visa allows an overseas adopted child to live with their adoptive parents in Australia.

 

AN ADOPTIVE PARENT MUST BE:

  • An Australian citizen
  • The holder of an Australian permanent resident visa
  • An eligible New Zealand citizen
  • The child must be outside Australia when the application is lodged and when the visa is granted.

 

THIS VISA IS FOR CHILDREN:

  • Outside Australia when the application is lodged and when the visa is granted
  • Younger than 18 years old
  • Already adopted or in the process of being adopted
  • Sponsored by an adoptive parent or prospective adoptive parent

Eligibility:
The child must be adopted or be in the process of being adopted. This visa allows a child who is adopted outside Australia to come to Australia to live with their adoptive parents. An adoptive parent will usually lodge the application for this visa on behalf of the child.