Former & Returning Resident Visa
Former and returning residence visa Australia allows the applicants to live in Australia indefinitely. This visa has two streams — Former Resident Visa and Return Resident visa.
The Former and returning resident visa have different eligibility criteria. The applicants must fulfil the requirements for the visa stream they wish to apply for. Adequate evidence of health and character are mandatory to apply for the visa.
For the former resident visa applicants must apply for the substantive visa or must possess it. The Resident Return visa is a permanent visa which enables the applicants to travel in and out of Australia for 5 years. The applicants must hold valid passports to apply for the Resident return visa. Moving out of Australia without a Resident return visa may affect the permanent residency eligibility criteria for citizenship.