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Child Migration

Overview

Child visa is for those applicants who are the dependent child of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.

  • Adoption visa is for those applicants (under 18 years of age) who have been adopted by an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.
  • Orphan Relative visa is for those applicants (under 18 years of age) who are orphan relatives of an Australian relative who is an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.
  • Dependent Child visa is for those applicants who are the dependent child of the holder of a visa holding parent and is sponsored by the nominator or sponsor of the visa holding parent.

Visa Fees

Visa Category Base Visa Application Charge (AUD) Base Visa Application Charge (THB) Additional Applicant Charge over 18 (AUD) Additional Applicant Charge over 18 (THB) Additional Applicant Charge under 18 (AUD) Additional Applicant Charge under 18 (THB)
Child Subclass 101 2415 65300 1210 32750 605 16400
Adoption Subclass 102 2415 65300 1210 32750 605 16400
Orphan Relative Subclass 117 1480 40000 740 20000 370 10000
Dependent Child Subclass 445 2415 65300 1210 32750 605 16400

Siblings who apply for these visas will normally need to lodge separate application forms and each pay a base application charge; Additional Applicant’ does not refer to a sibling of the applicant, unless that sibling is a dependent of the applicant.

Payable in Thai Baht at the VFS Australian Visa Application Centre either by cash or cashier’s cheque or Bank draft issued in favour of Australian Embassy Bangkok.

For more information on visa fees please refer to the Fees & Charges menu on the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection Website.

The service charge is applicable per passport which can be paid either by cash or cashier’s cheque or Bank draft issued in favour of VFS (Thailand) Ltd.

Primary Client/Applicant Fee
Application lodgement and biometric collection – Primary applicant THB 896
Biometrics Collection Only THB 851
Secondary Client/Applicant Fee
Application lodgement and biometric collection – Secondary applicant THB 627
Citizenship by Descent THB 627
Resubmission THB 627
COURIER FEE
Return of Documents/ Notification letter THB 200

*Note that courier fee is mandatory to all visa categories except for “biometric only” cases where originals or Visa decision needs to be couriered back to applicant.

Documents Required

Photo Specifications



Please submit one photograph along with your visa application.
The photograph must be:

  • No more than 6 months old
  • 4.5cm X 3.5cm
  • Colored, with plain background
  • Taken looking straight forward and face seen clearly

Processing Time

For current processing times please visit: Global visa and citizenship processing times