The below information gives you a full picture of Subclass 102 visa
Subclass 102 visa, a kind of humane visa, which allows Australian parents to sponsor their adopted children to come and live with them in Australia. Let’s explore with VEM!
What is a Subclass 102 visa?
This visa allows you as an adopted child to come to live with your adoptive parent in Australia.
Benefits of an Adoption Visa
- Staying in Australia with your adoptive parent as a permanent resident.
- Working and studying in a rich and beautiful country.
- Getting Australian medicare.
- Applying for an Australian citizenship when meeting the requirements.
Requirements for an Adoption Subclass 102 visa
- Must be under 18 years old and offshore when lodging the visa application.
- Must be sponsored by their adoptive parent who is an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
- Must meet health and character requirements.
- Must not owe to the Australian Government.
- Must be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
- Must have the sponsorship approved.
- Must provide accommodation and financial support for the applicant in the first 2 years.
- Must provide police checks including spouse’s or partner’s.
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Cost of applying for a Subclass 102 visa
The visa application fee is 2,665AUD (not including 1.4% surcharge). There is also an additional cost for police and health checks.
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Processing time for an Adoption Visa
There is no specific processing time for this subclass according to the DHA’s website.
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Q&A about Adoption Visa – Subclass 102
No, you cannot include your siblings on your application. They must apply separately. But you can include your own dependent children on your application.
DEFINITELY. Your child will become a permanent resident when granted a Subclass 102 visa. Therefore, he / she has full work and study rights.