A dependent visa, known by various names officially, grants the dependents of a lawful resident (permanent/temporary) the rights to enter and reside in a country.
If you are the partner or dependent child under 18 of a lawful resident who is in or going to a foreign country in most visa categories, you can apply for a visa to join them.
Generally, the primary applicant will need to prove that they can support the dependent and themselves without needing state benefits or other public funds. You will need to show that:
The process can be long, and may seem difficult, but by following the proper channels at the proper time, a lot of anxiety can be avoided.
People working or residing in Canada either under a permanent or temporary visa can get their spouse/common law partner, parents and dependent children to stay with them in Canada under a dependent visa. However, if the dependents want to work they have to apply for a work permit.
To be able to sponsor, one must fulfil the following criterions,
The Canadian government emphasises certain requirements which have to fulfilled in case one has to apply for Dependent visa,
As an Australian citizen or a permanent resident one can sponsor one’s spouse/ de-facto partner, children and parents to live in Australia.
Australia Partner Visa:
This allows the spouse or the de-facto partner of an Australian citizen or permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia. The applicant can choose to apply based on,
Partner Visa Subclasses 309 and 100
Partner Visas Subclass 309 is the first step that paves the way for securing a Partner Visa Subclass 100. The applicant has to file one application for both the visas which are processed about 2 years apart. However, the applicant has to be outside Australia when applying for and also when the Partner Visas Subclass 309 is granted. However, the applicant can be in or outside Australia when Partner Visa subclass 100 is granted.
The applicant however have to fulfil the below mentioned criterion to apply for the Partner Visa Subclass 309,
Applicants also need to meet certain health requirements as well as character requirements.
Partner Visa Subclasses 820 and 801
Partner visa subclass 820 is the first stage towards a permanent Partner visa (subclass 801). The applicant must be in Australia when applying for the visa as well as when the outcome of the visa is decided.
The applicant however have to fulfil the below mentioned criterion to apply for the Partner Visa Subclass 820,