How to include the dependent into the visa 300 application?
You can include your dependent child in your Visa Subclass 300 (Prospective Marriage Visa) application if you have custody or legal guardianship of the child and the child meets the eligibility criteria for inclusion.
Dependents Below 18 Years of Age
For each dependent under the age of 18 who is applying alongside you, please furnish the following:
- Documentation verifying their identity.
- Proof of your relationship with the dependent, such as birth or marriage certificates.
- Character documents, if the dependent is aged 16 or 17.
- If applicable, adoption papers or court orders pertaining to parental rights.
- If relevant, documentation confirming their enrollment at a school, college, or university.
- If you possess sole custody, provide supporting evidence, where applicable.
Dependents Above 18
In order to incorporate your child who has crossed the age of 18 into your visa application, they must meet one of the following criteria:
- Be over 18 but under 23 years of age, and financially reliant on you or your partner, or
- Be over 23 years of age and unable to independently sustain themselves due to physical or cognitive constraints, and reliant on you or your partner.
For dependents who are 18 and above, you need to provide the following documentation into the application:
- Identity documents.
- If applicable, documents related to any other relationships that the dependent may have.
- Character documents.
In addition, you must furnish evidence demonstrating the child’s dependence on you, which should consist of:
- Proof of your relationship with the dependent, such as a birth certificate or adoption papers.
- Documentation showing financial dependence, such as bank statements, money transfers, and rent receipts.
- A completed Form 47a
If the child is 23 years old or is anticipated to reach that age during the processing of your application, you are also required to provide a report from a qualified medical practitioner confirming their dependence on you or your partner due to a total or partial loss of bodily or mental functions.
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