Subclass 445 visa – a pathway for a child to reunite with their parent in Australia
A Subclass 445 visa allows a child to live in Australia temporarily while the DHA processes their parent’s Partner visa application. How to be well-prepared to apply for this 445? Keep scrolling to get advice from our qualified and experienced consultant.
What is a Subclass 445 visa?
Dependent Child visa – Subclass 445 is a temporary visa that allows a child who missed the opportunity to apply for a visa with their parent as a dependent to come to Australia to be added as a dependent on their parent’s partner visa application.
Benefits of a Subclass 445
|Residency||To live in Australia within the parent’s temporary Partner visa validity.|
|Work and study||To work and study in Australia.|
To attend AME – Australian Migration English Program.
|Multiples entries||Travel to and from Australia as many times as you want within visa 445 validity.|
|Family members||Allow your siblings to come to Australia with you by separately applying for this visa.|
Requirements of a Dependent Child visa – Subclass 445
For the sponsor
For the applicant
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Required documents for Dependent Child visa application
|For the applicant (children)|
|For the sponsor (parent)|
Cost of visa 445 application in 2023
|Fee (in AUD)|
|For the main applicant||3,055|
|For the additional applicant|
Note: The Subclass 445 fee listed above does not include a 1.4% surcharge.
Note that you may not get any refund if your visa application is refused.
Visa application charges may increase every financial year. Contact VEM to get the latest update.
Processing times of a Subclass 445
|90% of the applications are processed within||12 months|
To be granted the visa in the earliest possible time, your visa application should be processed properly and as a “ready make decision”. Contact VEM for further assistance.
Responsibilities of Subclass 445 visa holders
|The sponsor (parent)|
Provide essential and financial support for the children.
|The applicant (children)|
Meet all visa conditions and co mply with Australian laws.
It’s best to be well-prepared for the visa application to increase your chances of visa 445 approval.
Steps to apply for visa 445
- Step 1: Check whether you meet the requirements.
- Step 2: Prepare the documents and apply for visa 445.
- Step 3: Provide additional Subclass 445 documents (if required).
- Step 4: Receive the 445 visa.
Frequently asked questions
No, unless you’re required by the DHA.
No. They need to apply for the Subclass 445 separately.
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