Family-Sponsored Visa

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To be eligible for Family-sponsored Visa, You must be either nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency or indicate that you will be sponsored by an eligible relative living ina designated area. See below for more information.

Family Sponsor Option for 491 VISA

If you indicate in your EOI that you will be sponsored by an eligible relative the Department may invite you to apply for a visa in an invitation round.

Following are the requirements and eligibility for the sponsor or your relative:

Sponsorship by an Eligible Relative

Your sponsor must be

  • 18 years old or older

  • usually resident in a designated area of Australia

  • be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen

  • be your eligible relative or your partner’s eligible relative if your partner is also applying for this visa

An eligible relative can be

  • a parent

  • a child or step-child

  • a brother, sister, adoptive brother, adoptive sister, step-brother or step-sister

  • an aunt, uncle, adoptive aunt, adoptive uncle, step-aunt or step-uncle

  • a nephew, niece, adoptive nephew, adoptive niece, step-nephew or step-niece

  • a grandparent, or

  • a first cousin

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Registered Migration Agent (MARN1572961, MARN1172003)