Offshore Refugee and Humanitarian Visas
In Australia, Offshore Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Program offers resettlement to people outside Australia who are unable or unwilling to stay or return to their home country due to a well-founded fear of persecution or other serious human rights abuses.
The Offshore program is two categories:
The Offshore Refugee and Humanitarian Visa program consists of five visas and your application for a Refugee and Humanitarian Visa, will be assessed against all the following five visas:
In addition to the requirements for each visa subclass outlined above, Refugee and Humanitarian visa applicants must also satisfy that there are “compelling reasons” for the grant of the visa.
The Department will consider the following four factors when assessing your application to determine whether there are sufficient justifications to issue a refugee and humanitarian visa:
In short, while the degree of persecution or discrimination is the key criteria, the Department also consider other three factors. Discuss your offshore humanitarian visa options with us by booking a free 15 minute consultation online now.