Humanitarian Visas

Humanitarian Visas allow you to stay indefinitely in Australia and to propose or sponsor family members for permanent residence.

Eligibility

You might be able to get this visa if you:

  • are outside Australia
  • are living outside your home country
  • are subject to persecution in your home country

Eligibility

You might be able to get this visa if you:

  • are living in your home country
  • are subject to persecution in your home country
  • have not been able to leave that country to seek refuge elsewhere

Eligibility

You might be able to get this visa if you are:

  • outside Australia
  • living outside your home country
  • subject to substantial discrimination, amounting to a gross violation of your human rights, in your home country
  • proposed by a person or organisation in Australia

Eligibility

You might be able to get this visa if:

  • you are subject to persecution in your home country
  • have an urgent and compelling need to travel to Australia

Eligibility

You might be able to get this visa if you are female and you:

  • are outside Australia
  • are living outside your home country
  • do not have the protection of a male relative
  • are in danger of victimisation, harassment, or serious abuse because of your gender

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