This visa lets an under 18 years old overseas adopted child or in the process of being adopted to live in Australia permanently with their adoptive parents.
To be eligible for this visa, the child must satisfy the followings
- Have been or be in the process of being adopted
- Sponsored by an eligible adoptive parent or prospective adoptive parent
- Under 18 at the time of adoption as well as at the time of visa decision
- Meet the Health and Character requirements of the Australian Government.
Adopted children can include their dependent children on the visa application at the time of your application and before application decision have been made.
Dependent children of the adopted child who apply for the visa must meet the Health requirements of the Australian Government. Family members who are not coming to Australia might also have to meet the Health requirements of the Australian Government.