Refugee FAQs

Below is a list of refugee and humanitarian visas entrants by top 10 countries of origin.

2018–2019 offshore visa grants by top 10 countries of birth

Countries Number of visas granted
Iraq 7,095
Congo (DRC) 2,114
Myanmar 1,995
Syria 1,836
Afghanistan 1,323
Ethiopia 635
Eritrea 555
Iran 367
Bhutan 254
Tibet 189

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Success stories

Hameed's Story

Hameed studying with a tutor.

My name is Hameed Cina. My life in Australia today is the life of a normal citizen, ordinary by any standard. I’m married, I have two young daughters and I have a good job that I love. I also volunteer a lot of my free time for my community. But the way in which I arrived at this point in my life was definitely not ordinary.

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