For every dependent who is applying with you provide:
- identity documents
- proof of your relationship with the dependent such as a birth or marriage certificate
- character documents, if applicable.
Parental responsibility documents
If anyone else has a legal right to decide where your child under 18 lives, they must complete either:
Form 1229 - Consent form to grant an Australian visa to a child under the age of 18 years (125KB PDF)
- a statutory declaration giving their consent for the child to live in Australia on this visa.
Provide an identity document such as a passport or drivers licence that contains the signature of the person who completed Form 1229 or the statutory declaration.
Provide adoption papers or parental court orders, if applicable.