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Print this page Print this page Visa Subclass 881 Skilled - Australian Sponsored Overseas Student

Note: DIAC has advised that this visa is no longer issued and was repealed in July 2012.


Assurance of Support


Permanent Resident




What Payments Eligible For

Qualifies for Age only if:

- has 10 years qualifying residence, or

- the claimant was receiving WidB, WA or PA immediately before reaching pension age, or

- the claimant:

  • - is a woman, and
  • - her partner has died, and
  • - both the claimant and her partner were Australian residents at the time of the partner's death, and
  • - the woman was an Australian resident for a continuous period of at least 104 weeks immediately before the day she lodged the claim for Age.


Qualifies for DSP only if:

- has 10 years qualifying residence, or

- the event causing the person's incapacity to work occurred while an Australian resident.


Payments subject to a NARWP (1.1.N.70) are payable only if the person has either served, or is exempt from, the NARWP.

Policy reference: SS Guide Exemptions from Waiting Periods


May be eligible for FTB and CCB.

Policy reference: FA Guide Verifying Residence/Citizenship, Australian Residency Exceptions for CCB


Last reviewed: 12 November 2012


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