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Do you need to adopt the child of your Filipina wife, or can you change the family name of the child only

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In this week’s episode of our Weekly Q&A one participant asked How do you change the family name of a child visa holder?

The exact question was:

You marry a single mother and you want her child to have your last name. How do you do this? Do you need to adopt?

When you apply for a partner visa from Philippines to Australia, you may include a dependent child in the visa application. You probably want the child to have your last name after you marry the mother, right? Do you need to adopt the child, or is there a simpler way of doing this? Please watch and learn from the experts in partner visas and child visas from Philippines to Australia.

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