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Child Visa (Subclass 101)

Child Visa (Subclass 101)

Children are a ray of happiness and hope in a parent’s life and no one wants to stay away from their child for no good reason. Understanding the sensitivity of the issue, the Australian government has a child visa and various sub-clauses within which permits a child to visit Australia but certain conditions are applied. Child visa subclass 101 is for a child outside Australia so that he/she can come to Australia to live with the parents.

Eligibility Of Child Visa (Subclass 101)

Following are the mandatory requirements:

  • The child should be sponsored by their parent or their parent’s partner
  • Single (not married or engaged)
  • The child should be younger than 18 years of age
  • He/she should be a full-time student between 18 and 25 years of age
  • If the child is 18 or older and is unable to work due to a disability and dependent on the sponsoring parent

Parental Responsibility

  • have the written consent of each person who can legally decide where the child lives
  • the laws of the child’s home country permit the removal of the child
  • it should be following any Australian child order.


The cost of child visa subclass 101 is AUD 2,665.

Processing Time

The processing time for the child visa subclass 101 for 75% of the applicants is 8 months whereas for 90% of the applicants is 13 months.


Orange Global experts will work with you every step of the way and have devised a step-by-step process to ensure your application is processed as fast as possible.

  • 1. Our experts will help you gather and prepare all of the documentation as well as perform any additional checks that are required to lodge a visa application.
  • 2. After having all of the information we need, we will then begin to prepare and lodge your application in a well-timed manner.
    In case you are an onshore applicant, you will be granted a bridging visa until your current visa expires. This will give you the right to stay in Australia until the outcome of your 101/802 visa is decided.
  • 3. Finally, we will notify you of the outcome.

Who Can Sponsor The Child?

  • A parent who should be an Australian citizen
  • A person who is a holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or an eligible New Zealand citizen
  • The spouse or a partner of the child’s parent can also sponsor the child
  • A step-parent
  • An adoptive parent

Other Basic Requirements

  • Measures for the protection of the child have been framed by the Australian immigration system. It incorporates things that are assessed to grant this visa since this visa will not usually be granted if it is against the best interests of a child younger than 18 years of age.
  • The Australian immigration authorities might also ask for an assurance of support for the child so that welfare costs for some migrants are not borne by the Australian community.
  • The child must meet certain health requirements and the results for the same should be valid for 12 months.
  • A child older than 16 years of age must meet certain character requirements.
  • The child must have no outstanding debts to the Australian Government or he/she should have arranged to repay any outstanding debts to the Australian Government.
  • The child might be asked to provide biometrics as part of their application process.

Benefits Of This Visa

  • Travel to and stay in Australia for an indefinite period
  • Work and study in Australia
  • Register in Medicare i.e. Australia’s scheme for health-related care and expenses
  • Apply for Australian citizenship (if they are eligible)
  • Fund eligible relatives for permanent residence
  • Travel to and from Australia for five years from the date this visa is granted

How Can We Help

  • We at Orange Global Consultants offer the much-needed help so as to convince the Australian Immigration authorities about your actual intention to stay and work in Australia.
  • We do everything possible to present you as a true candidate and that you will adhere to all rules and commitments during your stay in Australia.
  • Also, we assure you that your interview round goes well, which is yet another growing step to get this visa in Australia.

*How can we assist you? Please call our number mentioned on the website.