Individuals and Travellers

Bringing your family or partners

​As an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen, you may be able to sponsor your family to live in Australia.

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  • Partner category visa options

    If you wish to bring your partner to Australia, there are different types of partner visas available.

  • Child and adoption visa options

    If you wish to bring your child to Australia, there are different types of visa options available.

  • Parent category visa options

    If you wish to bring your parents to Australia, there are different types of parent visas available.

  • Family members

    Information about capping and queuing of family visas, processing priority changes, and children who are born to permanent residents of Australia.

  • Relative visa options

    If you wish to bring an older relative who is dependent on you or have a relative outside Australia whose only near relatives are living in Australia​.

  • Carer visa options

    If you or your family member has a long-term or permanent medical condition, there are visa options available u​nder the carer visa category.

  • Definitions

    Provides further information about meanings of the terms used in family visas.