The New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship Visa (Subclass 461) allows non-New Zealand citizens to live, work, and study in Australia for a period of 5 years from the date of visa grant. It provides multiple entries and allows travel to and from Australia during the visa validity period.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, family members can be included in the visa application at the time of lodgment.

Procedures are available for including a child born after the visa application is lodged. However, eligibility for New Zealand citizenship by descent may vary.

Yes, it is possible to apply for a further Subclass 461 visa if the eligibility requirements are met.

When applying within Australia, a substantive temporary visa (excluding Subclass 403 in the Domestic Worker stream) must be held or meet specific criteria.

While not mandatory, it is recommended to have health insurance to cover medical treatment costs in Australia.


Please note that the above information is a summary, and it is advisable to refer to the official government website or consult with the Department of Home Affairs for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding the New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship Visa (Subclass 461).

Currently, there are no frequently asked questions available for the Aged Dependent Relative Visa (Subclass 114).