151 Former Resident Return Visa
 

151 Former Resident Return Visa

This visa allows former permanent residents and certain people who served in the Australian Defence Force to live in Australia as permanent residents.

Eligibility Criteria:

To meet the defence services requirement for this visa you must:

  • have spent nine years in Australia as a permanent resident before you turned 18
  • be under 45 years of age
  • have never been an Australian citizen
  • have kept close business, cultural or personal ties with Australia whilst you have been living overseas
  • you must have served at least three months continuous service in the Australian Defence Force before 19 January 1981.

 

To meet the long residence requirement for this visa you must:

 

  • be younger than 45 years of age
  • have spent nine years in Australia as a permanent resident before you turned 18 years of age
  • have kept close business, cultural or personal ties with Australia during the period you have been living overseas.
  • Proof of your close business, cultural or personal ties with Australia could include:regular correspondence with relatives or friends in Australia
  • frequent visits to Australia
  • owning property in Australia
  • active business interests

 

Length of stay
Permanently

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