Family balance test is required for parent visa applications only. The so-called family balance test is based on the number of children a parent has and subject to their location. When a person (parent) is ready to lodge a parent visa, they must demonstrate their have equal number of children or more living in Australia than in any other countries in order to pass the test.
Children, including the stepchildren and adopted children of the parents are counted in the family balance test. However the following situations are not counted if children or step children:
are removed from their parents’ exclusive legal custody by adoption, court order;
live in a country where they suffer persecution or human rights abuse and can’t be reunited with their parents in another country;
Applicants who apply for the following visa categories will need to pass the family balance test:
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