Residence requirements for Family Tax Benefit Part A and Part B
To be eligible for Family Tax Benefit Part A and Part B you must satisfy residence requirements. You must be living in Australia and:
- have Australian citizenship, or
- hold a permanent visa, or
- hold a special category visa, or
- hold a certain temporary visa type for example a partner provisional, interdependency or temporary protection visa
Your child must also meet the residence requirements or be living with you and you must continue to meet the residence requirements for as long as you get this payment.
You may be able to claim a payment during a temporary absence from Australia if you have been absent for less than three years.