Subclass 461 Visa – In a relationship with a New Zealand citizen?
It’s a five year temporary visa.
- The New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship subclass 461 visa is a five year temporary visa that allows the holder to live in Australia with a family member who is a New Zealand citizen who holds a Special Category Subclass 444 visa. (The Special Category subclass 444 visa allows New Zealand citizens who arrived in Australia after 26 February 2001 to live and work in Australia indefinitely, as long as they remain New Zealand citizens.
- This is a great visa for the de facto partners or spouse of a New Zealand citizen to live and work in Australia while they remain in a de facto relationship with their New Zealand partner.
Little known fact about the Subclass 461 Visa
- Even if you have broken up with your New Zealand partner, your Subclass 461 Visa won’t be cancelled.
- AND – if you apply for another one after you have broken up, it will be granted provided you haven’t entered into another relationship. (yes really!)
In or outside Australia for the application?
You can be in or outside Australia when you apply for this visa.
Want a Subclass 461 Visa?
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