Health Translations

Conversion of TPVs/SHEVs to a permanent visa

This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.

Conversion of TPVs/SHEVs to a permanent visa

This information sheet explains how you can be granted a permanent RoS visa and get free legal help.

The Federal Government has announced that from 14 February 2023 people who currently hold, previously held or have applied for a Temporary Protection Visa (TPV) or Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) may be eligible for a permanent Resolution of Status Visa (RoS visa). People granted a permanent RoS visa will have the same rights and benefits as all permanent residents, including access to family reunion.

Refugee Legal
Target audience:
New arrivals
Service area:
February 2023
Last reviewed:
March 2024
You need Adobe Acrobat Reader To view the PDFs. Get Adobe Acrobat Reader.