Protection visa (subclass 866)

The Protection Visa (Subclass 866) is a pathway to establishing permanent residency in Australia. This visa is designed for individuals who have engaged in Australia's protection obligations, such as refugees or those who meet complementary protection criteria. In this section, we will provide an overview of the key aspects of this visa, including its benefits, eligibility criteria, and application requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Processing times are currently not available. It is advisable to regularly check the official website for updates on processing times.

Permanent residency allows you to live, work, and study in Australia indefinitely. You can also access various social and healthcare benefits and eventually apply for Australian citizenship.

Yes, you can sponsor eligible family members for permanent residence through the offshore Humanitarian Program.

If you have been refused a protection visa or had a protection visa cancelled since your last arrival in Australia, you may still be eligible if the Minister lifts the application bar based on the public interest.

As part of the application process, your security eligibility will be assessed by the relevant authorities. Cooperation and providing necessary documentation will be crucial.

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