Who is eligible under 'split family' provisions?

You can propose your immediate family member under 'split family' provisions in the Humanitarian Programme if:

  • they were already a member of your immediate family when you were granted one of the following visas:
  • you told us about this relationship before your visa was granted
  • they apply for their visa, with you as proposer, within five years of your visa being granted
  • they are still a member of your immediate family
  • you did not arrive in Australia as an illegal maritime arrival on or after 13 August 2012.