Dependent Child Visa (Subclass 445)

Dependent Child Visa (Subclass 445)

This visa allows a child to stay in Australia temporarily while we process their parent’s permanent Partner visa application.

Stay period  Temporarily, until we have decided the permanent visa application of the parent of the child.
What you can do with this visa 
  • Move to or stay in Australia until we decide their parent’s permanent partner visa application;
  • Travel to and from Australia;
  • Work and study in Australia.
Requirements Must:

  • Be a dependent child of the visa-holding parent;
  • Be sponsored by the nominator or sponsor of the visa-holding parent.

Main Applicant:

  • From $2,470 AUD.

Sub Applicant:

  • Over 18 years of age: AU $1,235;
  • Under 18 years of age: AU $620.
Conditions  No conditions attached.
Processing times 
  • 75% of applications: 10 months;
  • 90% of applications 18 months.

(Note: above fees are subject to the final fee charged by the Australian Immigration Department)