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Divorce and Immigration Law - Visiting My Son in Australia?

Discussion in 'Immigration Law Forum' started by Anil, 8 December 2015.

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  1. Anil

    Anil Member

    8 December 2015
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    My wife and I are now going through a divorce, and we have a 5-year-old son. After getting a divorce, my wife wants to go Australia to complete her higher education. She wants to take my son with her. Since I can't look after my son alone, I also agreed with my wife.

    My problem is, when my son goes to Australia with his Mom, can I go to Australia for a short visit to see him under Immigration Law? I am a Graphic Designer and living in Sri Lanka.
  2. Therese

    Therese Well-Known Member

    11 October 2015
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    Hi Anil,

    Depending on how often and how long you wish to visit Australia will determine which Visa you could apply for.

    It is my understanding that the Visitor Visa is a common one which your circumstances would suit, see Visitor visa (subclass 600).

    I would suggest contacting an migration agent to get a second opinion and ask about the application process.

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