How can your children soon reunite with your family in Australia with a Subclass 445 visa
To be reunited and live together in Australia, most parents who are temporary residents apply for a Subclass 445 visa to sponsor their dependent child. For this reason, VEM will provide you with the information, process, and requirements of this visa.
What is a Subclass 445 visa?
Subclass 445 is a temporary visa that allows a child to stay in Australia while their parent’s permanent Partner Visa application is in progress.
You (applicant) must be a child or stepchild of your parent who is the sponsor. This visa belongs to the Australian Family visas and can not be extended for a longer stay.
Benefits of a Subclass 445 visa
The applicant can temporarily stay in Australia for the duration of the sponsor’s marriage visa.
Free entries benefits
Travel to and from Australia as many times as you want during the duration of the Subclass 445 visa.
Social security benefits
Enroll in Australia’s public healthcare scheme, Medicare.
The applicant has the right to study and work in Australia. In particular, applicants can study for more than 550 hours with a free English learning program for Australian immigrants (AME – Australian Migration English Program).
Sponsor family member benefits
Brothers, sisters who meet the applicant’s conditions can come to Australia together by applying for a separate visa.
The family needs to make sure to understand the benefits that the Subclass 445 visa brings before applying. This helps applicants know how to make the most of their benefits while in Australia.
If you are not sure about that, the family should use VEM’s Australian visa consultation service. Because the person who directly provides advice is a professional migration consultant licensed by the Australian Government (MARN: 157877).
Requirements of a Subclass 445 visa
Before applying for a Subclass 445 visa, your family needs to ensure that all of the following conditions are met.
For the sponsor and the applicant
Health and character
Must meet the health and character requirements.
For the sponsor
For the applicant
Where to lodge the visa
Where to receive the visa
Many people who are temporarily residing in Australia with a Partner want to sponsor their children with a 445 visa but haven’t applied. It is possible that they have assessed the possibility of meeting visa conditions of a Subclass 445 visa incorrectly.
To determine the exact eligibility, the family should schedule a consultation with a qualified consultant.
The secret to preparing for a Subclass 445 visa application
|For the applicant and the sponsor||Relationship proof|
|For the applicant||Identification papers|
|Confirmation from the police|
|For the sponsor||Financial proof||If the applicant is over 18 years old, the sponsor needs to provide proof of the applicant’s dependence.|
|Others||Evidence that you and your partner have no criminal record or have been accused/convicted of child-related matters|
As Australian Migration laws change, it is likely that the Subclass 445 visa application requirements will also change. Therefore, the Australian Department of Home always encourages applicants to update the information to submit the correct application.
To know the changes of visas soon, please contact VEM. Because VEM’s migration consultant is a member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA: 12648).
Cost of a Subclass 445 visa in 2023
The Subclass 445 visa fee is quite similar to a Subclass 102 visa. Specifically,
|The amount of money (AUD)|
|For the visa applicant||2,710|
|For the accompanying member|
Note: The 445 visa fees listed above do not include a 1.4% surcharge.
To increase your chances of successfully applying for an Australian Subclass 445 visa in the first place, families should consider accompanying a reliable migration agency.
Processing times of a Subclass 445 visa
Currently, the Australian Department of Home Affairs has not updated the processing time for visa applications for a Subclass 445 visa. So the way for you to get a visa quickly is to make an application and submit it as soon as possible.
To do this, you should consider VEM visa services. As we usually only take 7-14 days to process the application before lodging for your visa.
Obligations after a Subclass 445 visa grant
The Australian Government requires the applicant’s family to fulfill the following obligations.
When the family fails to fulfill the above obligations, the Australian Government may cancel the Subclass 445 visa.
Step-by-step of a Subclass 445 visa
- Step 1: Check the eligibility.
- Step 2: Complete the necessary papers and documents.
- Step 3: Submit the application and pay the visa fee.
- Step 4: The DHA receives the visa application.
- Step 5: The application is processed.
- Step 6: The reviewer asks the family for additional documents (if necessary).
- Step 7: The Subclass 445 visa is granted.
All clients applying for subclass 445 Australia with VEM always have the correct documents to submit early. In particular, their application is always submitted in the right process.
Frequently asked questions
Yes, it does. However, this rarely happens.
It is a temporary visa. The duration of the Subclass 445 visa lasts until the sponsor has an Australian permanent resident visa.
Once the permanent visa is granted, the Subclass 445 visa holder will be allowed to settle in Australia.
This depends on the type of visa that the sponsor is currently holding. Check out previous parts of this article for more information.
The answer is no.
Hopefully, this article has helped your family understand the Subclass 445 visa. If you have any questions, contact VEM soon. VEM consultants are always available to assist families in applying for any Australian visas.
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