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Carer Visa – Carer Visas Made Easy

A carer visa is a permanent visa.

This visa requires the applicant to be sponsored by their Australian relative or their Australian relative’s partner. You may apply for a Carer visa if you will care for an Australian citizen relative; Australian permanent resident relative or a member of their family unit who suffers from a medical condition.

You can apply for a Carer visa from inside Australia or outside Australia.

If you are granted a Carer visa you will be able to

  • live and work in Australia on a permanent basis
  • sponsor your family members to live in Australia
  • have access to Medicare
  • access social security payments
  • study in Australia
  • be eligible for Australian citizenship

Carer Visa (Onshore) (Subclass 836)

A Carer visa is for a person who is required to care for an Australian relative who has a medical condition. You must be sponsored by your Australian relative or their Australian partner. You must apply for this visa while you are inside Australia.

Carer Visa (Offshore) (Subclass 116)

A Carer visa is for a person who is required to care for an Australian relative who has a medical condition. You must be sponsored by your Australian relative or their Australian partner. You must apply for this visa while you are outside Australia.

For information on applicable health and police checks, IELTS testing, and Assurance of Support (AOS) please click here.

For more information on Medicare, please click here.

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