Sponsor documents

Child sponsors

    If your sponsor is your child, provide:
  • proof of your relationship with them such as:
    • birth certificates
    • a family book showing family relationships
  • proof that they have lived lawfully in Australia for at least two years before you apply.

Relative, partner or guardian of your child sponsor

    If your sponsor is a relative, partner or guardian of your child, provide:
  • proof of the relationship between this person and your child such as:
    • birth certificates
    • a family book showing family relationships
    • marriage certificates
    • proof of guardianship
  • proof they have lived lawfully in Australia for at least two years before you apply.

Community organisation sponsors

    If your sponsor is a community organisation provide:
  • their certificate of registration
  • proof that their representative is authorised to act on their behalf, for example, an authority from the board or management committee
  • proof of their financial capacity to support you after you arrive in Australia
  • proof the organisation is lawfully established in Australia and has been actively operating in Australia for a period of at least one year
  • proof of their relationship with your child.