Visa Categories  

Resident Return Visa- Subclass 155

To be eligible for this Resident Return Visa the applicant must prove that he/she is or was a permanent resi­dent of Australia or he/she was a former Australian citizen and that he/she meets certain residency requirements. 

Resident Return Visa- Subclass 157 

This visa is intended for permanent residents or former citizens who do not meet the residency requirements for the visa subclass 155 and who have not yet established substantial ties of benefit to Australia. 

Provisional Resident Return Visa- Subclass 159 

To be eligible for this visa: 

  • Applicant must be an Australian permanent resident or Australia citizen but you are unable to prove it.
  • Applicant must be outside of Australia.
  • Applicant must have urgent and compelling reasons for travelling to Australia
  • Applicant must provide a written statement proving that you have urgent and compelling reasons to travel to Australia before being able to establish that you have Australian permanent resident status.