Remaining Relative visa (subclass 115)


​This visa allows someone outside Australia whose only near relatives are living in Australia to live in Australia as a permanent resident.

The Remaining Relative visa requires the applicant to be the remaining relative of their parent, brother, sister, step-parent, step-brother or step-sister, who must be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.


  • Your (and your partner’s) relatives in Australia must be your only near relatives.
  • You must have someone who will provide an assurance of support.

Length of stay



From AUD 4,990

Processing time

Current estimated processing time for Remaining Relative and Aged Dependent Relative visa applications that meet the criteria to be queued is approximately 50 years.

Related: Remaining Relative Visa (subclass 835) -Onshore