CHILD VISA AUSTRALIA
WHEN DOES A CHILD NEED AN AUSTRALIAN VISA?
A child will need a visa if they are:
Not the holder of a permanent visa, and are
Intending to travel to, enter, or remain in Australia indefinitely.
The information on this page is about child visa or adoption visa options for people who want to bring a child to live permanently in Australia.
CHILD VISA OPTIONS
A child might be eligible for a child visa if they are:
Under 18 years of age, and
Single (not married, engaged to be married, or in a de facto relationship)
In certain circumstances, a person over 18 years of age might be considered as a child. These circumstances are described in the child visa options below.