Other provisions exist for aged dependent relatives, remaining relatives and carers of Australian citizens, permanent residents of Australia and eligible New Zealand citizens to apply for visas to come to Australia permanently.
Aged Dependent Relative-Those who can apply under the aged dependent relative category are people who are single, widowed or divorced aged person and who are financially dependent on a relative* who lives in Australia.You must be sponsored by your relative in Australia who must be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen
Remaining Relative-Those who can apply under the remaining relative category are people who are the brother, sister or child (or step relative to the same degree) of a person in Australia, who, if they did not migrate to Australia would otherwise be left on their own overseas.You must be sponsored by your relative in Australia, who must be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.
Carer-Those who can apply under the carer category are people who are willing and able to give substantial, continual assistance to an Australian relative (or a member of their family) who has a medical condition that is causing physical, intellectual or sensory impairment of their ability to attend to the practical aspects of daily life.You must be sponsored by your relative in Australia, who must be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen
Relative includes child, parent, brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew (or step relative of the same degree).
If you think you are eligible and interested under any of the above category and want to you’re your family in australia please send your details to SK Migration for detailed professional assessment or fill in online assessment form to help you migrate as a family member of your australian relative.
If you wish to come to Australia as a tourist during your holiday, or to visit your relatives in Australia, you should make an application for a visit/tourist (short stay or long stay) visa. Such a visa holder is not allowed to work in Australia, but may study short courses if the visa condition permits that. This visa allows you to stay 3 to 12 months depending on the visa granted and its conditions.
Business Travel Visas
If you are a business person who wish to attend some business meetings, conferences, seminars or wants to explore business activity in Australia or you visits Australia regularly due to business needs, you should make an application for business (short stay or long stay) visa which can be a multiple entry visa. This visa will allow you to conduct business activities in Australia, as long as you don’t take up a full-time employment with an Australian company.
ETA- Electronic Travel Autohrity
ETA is Electronic Travel Authotiy and it is equivalent to a visa, but there is no stamp or label in your passport and there is no need for you to visit an Australian diplomatic office to submit an application. Applications for ETAs can be submitted through travel agents or airlines or DIMIA website.
ETA is a online facility and it is issued electronically by a computer system operated for the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA) of Australia.The Internet ETA is currently available for:
Tourists: multiple visits with a maximum stay of three months per visit, and
Short Stay Business travellers: multiple business visits with a maximum stay of three months per visit.
Eligibility for ETA
You are only eligible to apply for an ETA while you are outside of Australia. To apply for ETA, you must hold one of the listed ETA-eligible passports. If you do not meet these criteria, then you should contact your nearest Australian visa office for further options.
Hong Kong SAR
If your country of nationality is not listed, you can still apply for a Tourist or Business Visitor’s Visa by application to an Australian Embassy or Consulate.
If you require further details about any of the above mentioned visa category please contact us and we can assist you further for the relevant application.