The Protection 866 visa is for those refugees seeking asylum because of the fear of persecution in their home country due to:

  • Race
  • Religion
  • Nationality
  • Political Opinion
  • Membership of a particular social group

Benefits Of Protection Visa

Being a protection visa holder you can,

  • Live and work in Australia as a permanent resident
  • Have access to Medicare (Australia’s health care scheme) and Centrelink services


Eligibility Criteria

You can only be able to get eligible for protection visa if

  • You are in Australia on a valid visa and not through illegal marine or unauthorised air arrival
  • You meet Australia’s protection obligations
  • You are appealing for Australia’s protection
  • You have evidence of being a refugee who is defined by the Refugee Convention or meet the Complementary Protection criteria in the Australian Migration Act 1958
  • You are not barricaded from lodging a Protection Visa application
  • You satisfy the minister that the purpose of getting the visa is in national interest
  • You meet health and character requirements


Health Requirements

You must provide evidence of medical examinations to ensure the protection of your health along with the Australian community.


Family Members In The Visa Application

You can include following members in your visa application

  • Your Partner (Married or de facto)
  • Your or your partner’s dependent children
  • Other Eligible dependent relatives

Are You Confused?

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Registered Migration and Education Consultants

Saloni shah is a registered migration agent in Australia. She has completed graduate certificate in Migration Law from Australian Catholic University (ACU) , Melbourne. She has 5+ years of experience in Australian immigration & education system and has vast knowledge about different Visas and education options. Saloni has successfully dealt with many cases and assisted many clients in their Visa & education process for Australia. Book consultation with her to discuss your case.

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