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Resident Return
This visa is to allow current or former Australian permanent residents, or former Australian citizens to re-enter Australia after travelling overseas. This visa will allow you to maintain your status as an Australian permanent resident on your return to Australia.

Important: You are advised to apply for this visa before you leave Australia if you intend to return to Australia after your current visa expires.

Who is this visa for?

This visa is for you if the travel validity period of your permanent visa has expired or is about to expire.

What does this visa let me do?

This visa allows you to leave and enter Australia as often as you want, within the validity period of the visa, while maintaining your status as a permanent resident.