Bringing family with you

 

If you are working in Australia, you may be able to bring your family if:

  • Your family members are included as applicants in your working visa application, or
  • Your family members apply for a visas within the Family Stream or
  • Your family members apply for a visitor visa

Working visas

The majority of working visas allow you to include your family members as applicants in your visa application.

Depending on the working visa you are applying for, you may be able to include:

  • Your partner (married or de facto)
  • Your children (including your partner's dependent children)
  • Other dependent relatives

See > Workers

Visa options for family members

If you are an Australian permanent resident or an Australian citizen your family may be able to apply for a visas within the Family Stream.

Visa options for family members include:

Visitor visas

If your family intends to visit Australia for a short time only, they may want to apply for a visitor visa.

See > Visitor visas

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