PROTECTION VISA SUBCLASS 866

ABOUT THIS VISA

The  Protection Visa (Subclass 866 ) is a permanent visa for people who are in Australia and want to apply for protection.

 

COSTS & DETAILS OF THE PROTECTION VISA SUBCLASS 866

The Protection Visa (Subclass 866 ) currently costs $40AUD

WHAT THIS VISA LETS YOU DO

The Protection Visa (Subclass 866 )  allows you to:

  • Stay, work, study in Australia permanently and propose certain family members too.

  • It lets you stay in Australia permanently if you arrived on a valid visa, engage Australia’s protection obligations and meet all other requirements.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE PROTECTION VISA (SUBCLASS 866)

 

To be eligible for the Protection Visa (Subclass 866 ), you will need to:

  • Have arrived in Australia on a valid visa and be immigration cleared on arrival and NOT be an unauthoriseed maritime arrival.

  • Either be a refugee or alternatively meet the complementary protection criteria.

  • Prove your identity, citizenship and biometrics.

  • You can't make a valid permanent protection visa application if you:

    • have been refused a protection visa since your last arrival to Australia, or

    • have had a protection visa cancelled since your last arrival to Australia, or

    • are a national of 2 or more countries, or

    • have protection in a prescribed safe third country

    • The Minister has the power to lift any application bar if it is determined to be in the public interest.

  • You must not hold or ever held any of the visas listed below:

    • Temporary Protection visa (subclass 785)

    • Temporary Safe Haven visa (subclass 449)

    • Temporary (Humanitarian Concern) visa (subclass 786), or

    • Safe Haven Enterprise visa (subclass 790)

  • Meet health requirements.

  • Meet character requirements.

  • Meet security requirements.

  • Sign the Australian values statement.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE PROTECTION VISA (SUBLASS 866)

The Protection Visa (Subclass 866 ) visa needs to be done right first time and to avoid unnecessary delay, use a registered migration agent Mark Pelley - Principal Migration Agent for Visas To Australia. The Protection Visa (Subclass 866 ) requires substantial documentation to support claims made in the application. This process can be lengthy and confusing. Failure to correctly apply for the Protection Visa (Subclass 866 ) could result in a rejection from the Department of Home Affairs and having to reapply and to pay all costs again. Contact VISAS TO AUSTRALIA to help you apply for this visa.

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