Application for Australian Permanent Resident 2021/2022
You can become a permanent resident of Australia by applying for and being granted a permanent visa that allows you to remain in Australia indefinitely. The most common permanent visas include some skilled work and family visas.
To find a visa that suits your needs explore visa options.
An Australian permanent resident and an Australian citizen are not the same.
As a permanent resident of Australia, you generally can:
You may also qualify for other government benefits and services. If you hold a permanent visa, but you are not residing in Australia, your eligibility for the above may be impacted. Contact the relevant government departments or authorities to confirm your rights and obligations.
Unlike Australian citizens, a permanent resident generally cannot:
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