Australian Embassy
Cambodia

Migrating to Australia (Family)

This page provides supplementary information on a number of migration options for bringing partners or family members of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens to Australia.

For a full list of family migration options, go to Join family.  

Partners

All Prospective Marriage visa (subclass 300) and Partner (subclass 309/100) and applications must be lodged online via ImmiAccount. Paper applications will not be accepted.  

Prospective Marriage (Subclass 300)

This visa lets you come to Australia to marry your prospective spouse who is an Australian citizen, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens and then apply for a Partner visa.

For more information on eligibility, including information on what documents you need to apply (go to Step-by-Step > Gather your documents), See Prospective Marriage – subclass 300.

Partner visa – apply overseas (Subclasses 309 and 100)

The visa allows the partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia.  You apply for the temporary (Partner (Provisional)) visa and the permanent (Partner (Migrant)) partner visas at the same time

For more information on eligibility, including information on what documents you need to apply (go to Step-by-Step > Gather your documents), See Partner visa (apply overseas)

Child

Children from overseas do not have an automatic right of permanent residence in Australia and must apply for the appropriate visa and be assessed against and meet all the legal criteria before a visa can be granted.  You cannot lodge this visa online.

Detailed information about applying for a Child Migration, including other visa options is available in the Child Migration Booklet

Child Visa (Subclass 101)
This is a permanent visa for children overseas who are a dependent child (natural, adopted or step children) of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.

For more information on eligibility requirements, see Child Visa – Subclass 101.

For a document checklist, go to Part 5 of the Child Migration Booklet

Dependent Child Visa (Subclass 445)
This is a temporary visa for a child or stepchild of a parent who holds a temporary partner visa and has not yet been granted a permanent partner visa.  The same person sponsoring the child’s parent must sponsor the child.

For more information on eligibility requirements, see Dependent Child - subclass 445.

For a document checklist, go to Part 5 of the Child Migration Booklet
 

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