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Resident Return Visa: Application details and requirements

Resident Return Visa: Application details and requirements

In Australia, being a citizen and a permanent resident are two different things. Specifically in terms of travel permissions, Australian citizens have the right to leave and re-enter the country whenever they please (as long as they have a valid Australian passport), while permanent residents need to have a valid Resident Return visa (RRV) before [...]

Your Guide to Moving Back to Australia

Your Guide to Moving Back to Australia

If you are an Australian permanent resident and have traveled, lived or worked in a different country for a while, you would need to have a resident return visa if you wish to still be able to gain entry back into Australia. Permanent resident visas, including the resident return visa allow you to travel in [...]

Travel In and Out of Australia with a Resident Return Visa

Travel In and Out of Australia with a Resident Return Visa

For various reasons, people that have been granted Permanent Residence in Australia that decide to return home. Under the current legislation, people under these circumstances may apply for a Resident Return Visa (subclasses 155 or 157). Offered by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), the Resident Return Visa allows individuals who currently hold a [...]

Australian Immigration: Returning Residents

There are two types of Australian visa options available to current or former Australian permanent residents or former Australian citizens to re-enter the country. There’s the Five Year Resident Return Visa or Subclass 155 and the Former Resident Visa or Subclass 151. For those who applied for Australian immigration before and have already attained the [...]

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