QUESTION: Do you have to be a citizen, permanent resident or visa holder to apply for a home loan in Australia?
The answer is YES.
If you are applying for a home loan in Australia you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or holder of a permanent visa.
Provisional, bridging or temporary visas are usually not accepted.
The First Home Owner Grant is available to citizens only.
The Home Builder Grant requires that you are a Permanent Resident.
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