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143 (Contributory Parent) Visa

The 143 (Contributory Parent) Visa is a permanent visa that allows parents of settled Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, or eligible New Zealand citizens to move to Australia.

Features:

  • Permanent Residence: Holders of this visa can live in Australia as permanent residents.
  • Sponsorship: Eligible family members can be sponsored to come to Australia.
  • Public Healthcare: Enrolment in Australia’s public health care scheme, Medicare, is available.
  • Travel Facility: The visa allows travel to and entry into Australia for a period of 5 years.
  • Australian Citizenship: Applicants may be eligible to apply for Australian citizenship, if qualified.
  • Retirement Pathway: Certain requirements, such as the balance of family test or sponsorship, may not be applicable if applying through the Retirement Pathway.

Eligibility:

  • Eligible Child: Applicants must have an eligible child who is a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen, unless applying through the Retirement Pathway.
  • Balance-of-Family Test: Generally, applicants must meet the balance-of-family test, unless applying through the Retirement Pathway or holding a Subclass 173 visa.
  • Assurance of Support: An Assurance of Support is usually required, unless applying through the Retirement Pathway.
  • Non-holding of Subclass 870 Visa: Applicants should not have already applied for or hold a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 870) visa at the time of applying for this visa.

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173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) Visa

The 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) Visa allows parents of established Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, or eligible New Zealand citizens to visit Australia on a short-term basis.

Features:

  • Duration of Stay: Holders of this visa can live in Australia for up to 2 years.
  • Work and Study: Individuals with this visa can work and study in Australia, but they will not receive government support.
  • Pathway to Permanent Residence: Applicants can apply for a permanent Contributory Parent visa (subclass 143) through a two-step process by initially applying for the 173 Visa.
  • Public Healthcare: Enrolment in Australia’s public health care scheme, Medicare, is available.
  • Eligibility criteria for the 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) Visa include:
  • Sponsorship: Applicants must be sponsored by an eligible child who is a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen.
  • Balance-of-Family Test: Applicants must meet the balance-of-family test.
  • Visa Conditions and Compliance: Applicants must meet all visa conditions and adhere to Australian laws.
  • Non-holding of Subclass 870 Visa: Applicants should not have already applied for or hold a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 870) visa at the time of applying for this visa.

To assess your eligibility for the 173 (Contributory Parent (Temporary)) Visa, we offer a FREE consultation service. Book now to evaluate your eligibility.

884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) Visa

The 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) Visa allows aged parents of established Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, or eligible New Zealand citizens to stay temporarily in Australia.

Features:

  • Duration of Stay: Holders of this visa can live in Australia for up to 2 years.
  • Work and Study: Individuals with this visa can work and study in Australia, but they will not receive government support.
  • Pathway to Permanent Residence: Applicants can apply for a permanent Contributory Aged Parent visa (subclass 864) through a two-step process by initially applying for the 884 Visa.
  • No Extension or Reapplication: It is not possible to extend or reapply for this visa to stay longer in Australia. Alternative visa options can be explored.

Eligibility:

  • Eligible Child: Applicants must have an eligible child who is a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen.
  • Age Pension Eligibility: Applicants should be old enough to receive the Australian aged pension.
  • Onshore Application: Applicants should be in Australia, but not in immigration clearance, when applying for this visa and when a decision is made.
  • Non-holding of Subclass 870 Visa: Applicants should not have already applied for or hold a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 870) visa at the time of applying for this visa.

To assess your eligibility for the 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)) Visa, we offer a FREE consultation service. Book now to evaluate your eligibility.

804 (Aged Parent) Visa

The 804 (Aged Parent) Visa is a permanent visa that enables the aged parents of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, or qualifying New Zealand citizens to remain in Australia.

Features:

  • Permanent Residence: Holders of this visa can stay in Australia as permanent residents.
  • Sponsorship: Eligible family members can be sponsored to come to Australia.
  • Public Healthcare: Enrolment in Australia’s public health care scheme, Medicare, is available.
  • Australian Citizenship: If eligible, applicants can apply for Australian citizenship.

Eligibility:

  • Eligible Child: Applicants must have an eligible child who is a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen.
  • Age Pension Eligibility: Applicants should be old enough to receive the Australian age pension.
  • Non-holding of Subclass 870 Visa: Applicants should not have already applied for or hold a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 870) visa at the time of applying for this visa.

To assess your eligibility for the 804 (Aged Parent) Visa, we offer a FREE consultation service. Book now to evaluate your eligibility.

How can I travel to and from Australia after the initial 5 years?

  • To re-enter Australia as a permanent resident after the initial 5 years, the applicant needs to apply for and be granted a Resident Return (RRV) visa.
  • Another option is to consider applying for Australian citizenship.

To assess your eligibility for any of these visas or to get more information, please book a FREE consultation now.

103 (Parent) Visa

When applying for the 103 (Parent) Visa, you have the option to apply from inside or outside of Australia, but not while in the immigration clearance process.

  • If you apply from within Australia, any accompanying family members must be present at the time of application, but not in the immigration clearance process.
  • If you apply from outside Australia, any family members who apply with you must be outside of Australia at the time of your application.

Features:

  • Indefinite Stay: Holders of this visa can stay in Australia indefinitely as permanent residents.
  • Work and Study: Individuals with this visa can work and study in Australia.
  • Public Healthcare: Enrolment in Australia’s public health care scheme is available.
  • Family Sponsorship: Visa holders can sponsor their family members to come to Australia.
  • Australian Citizenship: Eligible applicants can apply for Australian citizenship.

Eligibility:

  • Eligible Child: Applicants must have an eligible child who is a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen.
  • Visa Conditions and Compliance: Applicants must meet all applicable visa conditions and adhere to Australian law.
  • Non-holding of Subclass 870 Visa: Applicants should not have already applied for or hold a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 870) visa at the time of applying for this visa.

Benefits or conditions specific to applying for the 103 (Parent) Visa as a retiree:

  • If you are applying as a retiree, you must be in Australia at the time of application but not in immigration clearance. The decision on your application can be made while you are inside or outside of Australia.
  • When applying for the subclass 103 visa as a retiree, you are exempt from meeting the balance of family test or having a sponsor or an assurance of support.

How can I travel to and from Australia after the initial 5 years?

  • To re-enter Australia as a permanent resident after the initial 5 years, the applicant needs to apply for and be granted a Resident Return (RRV) visa.
  • Another option is to consider applying for Australian citizenship.

To assess your eligibility for any of these options or to get more information, please book a FREE consultation now.

870 (Sponsored Parent) Visa

The 870 (Sponsored Parent) Visa is a temporary visa that allows parents to reunite with their children in Australia. The initial duration of the visa permits a stay of up to 3 or 5 years. Additionally, applicants have the option to reapply for further Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visas, extending their total stay in Australia for a maximum period of 10 years.

Features:

  • Duration of Stay: This visa allows parents to visit Australia for up to 3 or 5 years per visa.
  • Visa Renewal: Applicants can reapply for further visas, extending their total stay in Australia for a maximum period of 10 years.
  • Employment Restrictions: Holders of this visa are not permitted to work in Australia.

Eligibility:

  • Approved Parent Sponsor: Applicants must have an approved Parent Sponsor before lodging their visa application.
  • Online Application: The visa application must be submitted online.
  • Timely Lodgment: The visa application should be lodged within 6 months of the sponsorship approval or within 60 days if granted Permission to Apply in Australia.
  • Restrictions of the 870 (Sponsored Parent) Visa:
  • No Permanent Residence: This visa does not lead to permanent residence in Australia.
  • Exclusion from Other Parent Visas: Applicants cannot apply for a permanent or temporary parent visa while holding or having applied for the Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa.

Conditions for Extended Stay in Australia:

  • Cumulative Maximum Stay: Visa holders can stay for a cumulative maximum period of 10 years.
  • No Extension of Stay: The visa cannot be extended beyond the initial grant. Applicants must apply for another visa.
  • Time Outside Australia: To be eligible for another Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa, applicants must be outside Australia for at least 90 days, unless they have been granted Permission to Apply in Australia.
  • Completion of 10-Year Stay: After holding Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visas for the cumulative maximum 10-year period, applicants must either depart Australia or apply for another type of visa to remain in the country. Another Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa will not be granted.

To assess your eligibility for the 870 (Sponsored Parent) Visa or to obtain more information, Please book a FREE consultation now.

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