The New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship (Temporary) visa (Subclass 461)

461 Visa

This visa allows non-New Zealand citizens to travel to and live in Australia for up to 5 years with their New Zealand citizen family member, and to work in Australia.
General requirements for the subclass 461 visa:

You (the applicant) must be a non-New Zealand citizen who is:

  • the spouse or de facto partner of a New Zealand citizen OR
  • the dependent child of a New Zealand citizen (or the New Zealand citizen’s spouse or de facto partner), or that person’s own dependent child

Your New Zealand citizen family member must be:

  • in Australia as the holder of a subclass 444 Special Category visa OR
  • outside Australia, and travel with you to Australia, where they will be granted a subclass 444 visa
  • must not be an eligible New Zealand Citizen’ (ENZC).

Other requirements apply.

For more information on the subclass Subclass 461 The New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship (Temporary) visa, and to assess your eligibility, please contact us today.