1.1.V.40 Visa

Usage

This definition applies to all payments.

Definition

Migration Act 1958 section 29(1) defines a visa as ' … permission, to be known as a visa, to do either or both of the following:
(a) travel to and enter Australia
(b) remain in Australia.'

Act reference: SSAct section 7(1)-'permanent visa', section 7(4B) For the purposes of a newly arrived resident's waiting period …

Policy reference: SS Guide 2.2.4.50 Verifying Newly Arrived Resident's Waiting Period, 9.1 What Is a Visa?

Last reviewed: 12 August 2019