Can I live in Australia if my dad lives there?

Can I live in Australia if my dad lives there?

Australian citizens and permanent residents do not have an absolute right to bring any relative to live in Australia. Even legally married spouses and dependent children must meet all the requirements for migration before they can come to Australia.

What age can a child choose to live with a parent in Australia?

There is no set age at which a child can choose who they live with, or choose when (or whether) they see the other parent. A child is legally a minor until he/she turns 18.

Can my son sponsor me to live in Australia?

Australia allows permanent residents and citizens to sponsor their parents to come and live in Australia. Currently, a maximum of around 8,500 parent visas can be granted each year, so with high demand, the wait periods are long.

Can I bring my father to Australia?

Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent Provisional Visa allows bringing over parents to Australia for up to 3 or 5 years. The applicant must be a parent of an Australia PR holder/Citizen/eligible New Zealand Citizen. The costs of this Visa are: AUD 5,000 for 3 years.

What happens if a child wants to live with the other parent?

In some child custody courts, children are allowed to complete an Affidavit of Preference and sign. The affidavit specifies the child’s preference for his or her custodial parent.

Can parents stay permanently in Australia?

The visa allows parents to remain in Australia for a longer period of time, up to five years at a time without departing. It provides an alternative option to Visitor visas which only allow shorter periods of stay. More information can be found at the Temporary Sponsored Parent subclass 870 visa.

What is the oldest age you can emigrate to New Zealand?

While the age limit for the most popular immigration policy, the Skilled Migrant Category, is at 56 years, there are a number of options for migrants older than 56, or migrants choosing not to take up employment or work in their own business.

How much money do you need to sponsor someone in Australia?

Sponsorship for a 457 visa application costs $1,060 (additional costs apply if using a migration agent), while nomination for a 457 visa comes with a fee of $330.

Can the spouse of an Australian citizen work in Australia?

What is an Australian spouse visa? The foreign spouse of an Australian national, an Australian Permanent resident and an eligible New Zealand citizen can apply for a temporary or permanent spouse visa to enter, work and live in Australia.

Is it legal to have an Australian husband in the UK?

Not sure what of what your hubbie needs to do to be legal in the UK (some sort of partner visa I’m guessing). I would recommend you take out Australian citizenship before leaving though. It keeps your options open into the future, you never know how circumstances may change. It is relatively straightforward and not overly expensive.

Are there British citizens who live in Australia?

I am a British citizen and have lived in Australia since 2009 and married an Australian. I am a permanent resident of Australia but we are looking to move to England in a couple of years. Does anyone know what we need to do for this and what visa my husband will need?

Can a US citizen apply for an Australian Spouse Visa?

US E2 Visa to live and work in the US. If you are married to an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen, or have been in a defacto relationship (common law) with one for at least 12 months, you may be eligible for immigration by obtaining a Spouse Visa to Australia.

How long do you have to live in Australia before you can apply for citizenship?

absences from Australia of no more than three months in the 12 months before applying. is available on the Department of Home Affairs website to help you determine if you meet the residence requirement. If you satisfy the general eligibility criteria, you will need to pass a test before applying for Australian citizenship.