AUSTRALIA

Special Eligibility Migrants

This program is designed for people who had lived in Australia for at least 9 out of the first 18 years and have maintained close business, cultural and personal ties with Australia or those who had served in the Australian Armed Forces before 19 January 1981 or the national service before 26 November 1964, for duration of 3 months.  

There is 1 main category:

  • Former Resident' Migration Category

    Designed for people living outside Australia and seeking to return to Australia as a permanent resident.