Australia Remaining Relative Visa Via Registered Migration Agents

If you and your partner only have one relative residing in Australia
This visa is for you
Apply for subclass 115

Australia Remaining Relative Visa Via Registered Migration Agents


The Remaining Relative Visa is for people whose only family live in Australia. Only siblings and parents count as ‘relatives’ for this visa, and you must not have any siblings, parents, or non-dependent children other than those in Australia.

The Remaining Relative visa (subclass 115) is a permanent visa for people who want to live in Australia to be with their only close relatives.

Your application must be made outside Australia and you must be outside the country too when the visa is granted.

Y-Axis can assist you in applying for this visa. You can either interact with an expert at any of our India offices or our Australia office in Melbourne.

Your application will be processed and represented by RMAs (Registered Migration Agents) to the concerned processing body (Department of Home Affairs((DIBP earlier))). RMAs will communicate with the Australia immigration department regarding your application with your consent and on your behalf.

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To get this visa, you must satisfy the below :

  • Your (and your partner’s) only near relatives live in Australia
  • An eligible near relative or their partner will sponsor you and all family members included as applicants in your application
  • You have someone who will provide an assurance of support
  • You and your family members meet health and character requirements

Your near relative can include your parent or our partners parent (biological and step parent) brother, sister, stepbrother or stepsister; child (including stepchild) who has turned 18 and is not a dependent child; or child (including stepchild) who has not yet turned 18 years of age and is not in your or your partner’s daily care and control.

Your relative can sponsor if:

  • He /she is an PR holder & should be more than 18 years of age
  • An Australian citizen
  • An eligible New Zealand citizen
  • The sponsorship cannot be approved, if the sponsor has previously sponsored or nominated a person who has been granted a visa already as a remaining relative

An Australian Remaining Relative Visa application may cover a family unit, i.e., a main applicant and, if applicable, spouse and dependents. The spouse is the person that the applicant lives with as husband or wife, either legally married or in a de facto (common law) relationship. A dependent child may be a natural child, adopted child or a step-child.

Your application must be made outside Australia, and you must be outside Australia when the visa is granted. This applies to all applicants for the visa.

You need to have an approved Assurance of Support-the assuror need not to be the same person as the visa sponsor and should be:

  • An adult Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen;
  • A usual resident in Australia;
  • Financially capable of supporting the sponsored persons including covering necessary social security payments if such payments were made to the persons under the assurance.

You meet the Health and Character requirements of Australian Immigration.

This will require you to:

  • Undergo a medical examination and chest X-ray undertaken by one of a panel of doctors selected by the Australian authorities.
  • Obtain police certificates for all countries in which you have lived for more than 12 months in the 10 years leading up to the application

Application Cost

Visa subclass


Base application charge

Non-internet application charge

Additional applicant charge 
18 and over

Additional applicant charge under 18

Remaining relative visa   (Subclass 115)






Subclass 115 Visa Holder allows you and your family to:

  • Move to Australia for an indefinite period
  • Avail work, study, medicare and all other facilities
  • Apply for Australia citizenship on being eligible
  • Unlimited travel to and from Australia from the date the visa is granted till the visa expiry date

Y-Axis Process

Our deliverable if registered for an Australia visa process: 

  • You will be assigned a Registered migration agent soon from our office in Melbourne Australia who shall initiate your application process, after your details are checked by our agent and a signed service agreement is received
  • You will also be assigned a Process executive from India, who will be assisting your Registered migration agent to co-ordinate with you and providing required assistance on the application documentation and related queries with RMA’s consent and approval
  • Advise on the complete process stage-wise by RMA
  • Provide you the document checklist stage-wise and assisting you with the requisites and the alternatives
  • Provide documents samples and assist you with inputs wherever necessary
  • Representing your file and submission of your application with the concerned Australian assessing authorities (where applicable) and immigration department
  • Advise on health and character requirements
  • Our offices across the Indian Subcontinent and Overseas make us the only consultant in India with a widespread presence, because of which we file the highest number of application from India. Y-AXIS also employs and works with regulated & accredited immigration lawyers in our own offices in and partner office in Australia and Dubai. We have the highest success rate in India & over 50% of our business comes from referrals & word-of-mouth

They are five countries that currently have a points-based immigration programme. Points-based immigration is a good option for those who want to work & settle overseas.

There are a number of categories under which an applicant can file his/her application. You can either apply independently/a relative sponsors you/an overseas Employer sponsors you or the country itself sponsors you. Applicants whose occupations are in demand usually get bonus points & faster processing. Each country has their specific list of occupations.


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