Important changes to the Family-Other visa programme – from 01 July 2018
From 01 July 2018, applications for the following visas must be lodged at the Perth Child and Other Family Processing Centre:
Carer (Subclass 116)
This brings the lodgement arrangements in line with onshore Other Family (subclasses 838, 835 and 836) visa applications
From 01 July 2018 all Other Family visa applications must be lodged online through Immi Account.
Paper “Other Family” visa applications lodged on or after 01 July 2018, including applications that were mailed to the Visa Application Centres (VACs) prior to 01 July 2018 and received at the VACs on or after 01 July 2018, will be considered invalid and returned to the applicant together with payment of the Other Family visa application charge.
For more information on the Other Family visa programme and documents you need to provide with your Other Family visa application, please click here
Note: Other Family visa applications received at the Australian Visa Application Centre by 30 June 2018 but not received by the Perth Child and Other Family Processing Centre until after 01 July 2018 are still considered valid.