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Resident Return Visa

Resident Return Visa

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Subclasses 155 and 157 visas

If you leave Australia after your travel validity expires, or it expires when you are outside Australia,  you will not be able to return to Australia as a permanent resident.  

The Resident Return visa (Subclass 155 and 157) is for current or former Australian permanent residents and former Australian citizens who want to travel overseas and retain their permanent resident status.

It is also importan to note that departing Australia without a Resident Return visa may impact your permanent residency requirements for citizenship.

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Resident Return Visa

Resident Return Visa (Subclass 155)

This visa lets nominated skilled workers live and work in Australia as permanent residents.

With this visa you can

  • work in Australia;

  • study in Australia;

  • sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence;

  • if eligible, become an Australian citizen.

How long you can stay

This is a permanent visa. It lets you stay in Australia indefinitley.

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