A Resident Return visa is a travel facility for:
- current Australian permanent residents
- some former Australian permanent residents
- some former Australian citizens.
You will need a Resident Return visa if the travel facility on your current visa has expired (your first granted permanent visa has a 5 year travel facility) or is about to expire and you want to travel overseas and retain your permanent resident status.
Departing Australia without a RRV may impact your permanent residency requirements for citizenship.