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New Zealand Family Visas

New Zealand Family Visa

Who is this visa for?

The New Zealand Family Relationship (Temporary) visa (subclass 461) is for a family member of a New Zealand citizen, who wishes to come to Australia under this category.

Your New Zealand family member is required to sponsor you for the visa.

This visa requires that you are one of the following:

  • The partner of a NZ citizen
  • A dependent child of a NZ citizen
  • A dependent family member of a NZ citizen

If you are in Australia

If you are applying for the NZ Family Relationship visa from within Australia, your NZ family member must also be present in the country at the time of application.

If you are outside of Australia

If you are applying for the NZ Family Relationship visa from outside Australia, your NZ family member must be accompanying you to Australia.

The benefits of this Family visa to Australia is that it allows you to work, study and travel, without restriction.