AUSTRALIA – Changes to the Definition of Dependent Family Member and to Accredited Sponsor Eligibility

Effective 19 November 2016, the Migration Regulations have been amended to redefine who can be included in a visa application as a dependent family member, reducing the upper age limit from 25 to 23 years for dependent children or step-children.

The Department of Immigration has also announced changes to the eligibility criteria for Accredited Sponsor status.

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AUSTRALIA – Changes to the Definition of Dependent Family Member and to Accredited Sponsor Eligibility

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Visa Executive and Newland Chase Australia.