How to apply for this visa?
The family visa process can be quite hectic and requires a lot of paper and experience for on time visa issuance, so it is advisable to hire an immigration agent to assist you with process. In order to obtain the visa, you have to provide all the required documents and might have to prove the claims to mention in the application. Submit the forms asked and find the links to check the documents needed to complete the lodgment.
https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/445-?modal=/visas/supporting/Pages/445/general-documents.aspx - General documents list
https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/445-?modal=/visas/supporting/Pages/445/child-documents.aspx - Child documents
https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/445-?modal=/visas/supporting/Pages/445/sponsor-documents.aspx - Check here sponsor documents list
https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/445-?modal=/visas/supporting/Pages/445/documents-for-child-over-18.aspx - Additional documents list for child above 18 years of age
How long does it take for this visa to process?
The child visa process time is not specified by the immigration department as it depends on the queue, however it is claimed that 75 percent of the applications are approved in less than an year and 90 percent be processed within 18 months.
How long this visa lasts for?
This is a temporary visa and lasts until their parent’s temporary visa lasts and then they can be included in the permanent partner visa application lodged by the parent.