The Adoption visa - Subclass 102 allows a child to migrate to Australia as a permanent resident to live with their adoptive parent. It also provides the child with the opportunity to study, access Medicare, and apply for Australian citizenship if eligible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, if the intercountry adoption is finalized outside Australia under the Hague Convention or a recognized bilateral arrangement, the child may be eligible for Australian citizenship.

No, the visa condition 8502 states that the child must not arrive before the person specified in the visa.

The processing time can range from 4 months to 22 months.

Yes, the child must be under 18 at the time of adoption, when the application is submitted, and when the decision is made.