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Important changes to the Family-Other visa programme – from 1 July 2018

From 1 July 2018, applications for the following visas must be lodged at the Perth Child and Other Family Processing Centre:

  • Aged Dependent Relative (Subclass 114)
  • Remaining Relative (Subclass 115)
  • Carer (Subclass 116)

The above visa applications can no longer be lodged at the Visa Application Centre.

Application and sponsorship forms for these visas are available on the Home Affairs website. Payment of the visa application charge can be made online through the ImmiAccount portal. However, online lodgement is not currently available for these visas. Completed forms must be sent to the processing office in Perth:

Child and Other Family Processing Centre
Department of Home Affairs
Locked Bag 7
Northbridge WA 6865

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 1 July 2018 are still considered valid.

Biometrics for Visa Applications:

As per the process, applicants may be required to visit a VAC for enrolling their Biometrics.

If Applicants receive an auto confirmation on the email ID provided at the time of application with the details that will be required for enrolling the Biometrics. Please click here to Schedule an Appointment.

The fee for Biometric enrolment is as follows:

Biometric Enrolment Fee
Biometric collection Only LKR 1935

Mode of payment for the service listed above is Cash. A formal receipt will be generated for every completed transaction.