How can one qualify for permanent residency and Australian citizenship?

How can one qualify for permanent residency and Australian citizenship?

At the time you apply you must have been:

  1. living in Australia on a valid visa for the past 4 years.
  2. a permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen for the past 12 months.
  3. away from Australia for no more than 12 months in total in the past 4 years, including no more than 90 days in total in the past 12 months.

Can you marry into Australian citizenship?

Can I obtain citizenship through marriage? There’s no special route to become an Australian citizen by marriage. Having an Australian spouse or partner, however, should weigh in your favour when you need to show you have ongoing ties to the country, as part of your application pack.

What does it mean to be a permanent resident of Australia?

Get to know the key differences here as well as the privileges and responsibilities of being an Australian citizen. An Australian permanent resident is someone who holds a permanent visa but is not a citizen. A permanent resident can live, work and study without restriction in Australia.

Do you need a partner visa to live in Australia?

Partner Visas are for the Filipina wives and partners of Australians who wish to live together in Australia on a permanent basis. They require sponsorship of the Filipina visa applicant by an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Eligible New Zealand Citizen.

How long do you have to live in Australia before you can apply for citizenship?

You must also have been living in Australia for a total of 16 months (480 days) during the 4 years before you apply, with at least 4 months (120 days) of that time in the year immediately before your application.

How to apply for a permanent resident visa?

To find a visa that suits your needs explore visa options. When you apply for a permanent visa, you will need to meet our visa requirements. Look under Eligibility in each visa to see what those requirements are.

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