157 (Resident Return) Visa
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. This visa allows you to return as a permanent resident.
- an Australian permanent resident
- a former Australian permanent resident whose last permanent visa was not cancelled
- a former Australian citizen who lost or renounced Australian citizenship
With this visa you can:
- travel in and out of Australia as many times as you want until the travel validity expires (the validity varies depending on your circumstances)
There are no standard processing times available for this pathway
For more details, please click here.