NZ Family Relationship Visa SC 461

NZ Family Relationship Visa SC 461

The NZ Family Relationship Visa SC 461 lets applicants who are not New Zealand citizens, but are the family members of a New Zealand citizen, work and live in Australia for up to 5 years. 

Eligibility

  • The applicant must not be a citizen of New Zealand
  • You must be a family member of a New Zealand citizen or their partner
  • Your New Zealand citizen family member should not be an eligible New Zealand citizen
  • You must be an eligible family member of a Special Category Visa SC 444 or should be travelling to Australia with a family member who is being granted a Special Category Visa SC 444 on their arrival.

You can be eligible for this visa if you are related to a New Zealand citizen as their partner, child/ step-child, their partner’s child or step-child or as your dependent child or your partner’s child or step-child.

 

Benefits

  • The NZ Family Relationship Visa SC 461 lets you study, work and live in Australia for 5 years from the date the visa has been granted to you.
  • You can travel to and from Australia indefinitely as long as the visa is valid
  • You can include family members in your family application.

 

Duration

The NZ Family Relationship Visa SC 461 is a temporary visa that lets you stay in Australia for up to 5 years. This visa grants multiple entry, you can travel to and from Australia indefinitely as long as the visa is valid.

Your visa commences on the date the visa is granted to you.