This visa allows children that are adopted outside Australia to live with their parents.

The child must

  • at time of application be outside Australia
  • be under 18 years old when they were adopted, when they apply for the adoption visa and when Immigration makes a decision on the adoption visa
  • be legally adopted or be in the process of being legally adopted by their parent

The sponsor must be:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand Citizen
  • the child’s adoptive parent or soon-to-be adoptive parent

We have vast experience in adoption visas. If you need help for your Adoption visa, contact us on or +61 414 588 942.

Information provided in this website is general in nature and does not constitute immigration advice.

The information on this website can change without notice and we do not guarantee the accuracy of information.
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