Parent Visa Australia intends to bring parents of Australian residents to Australia in order to live with their children. With this visa any parent, his spouse and other dependent family members can migrate to Australia provided their child (whether a step child, adopted or natural) lives in Australia as an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.

Categories of Parent Visa:

Aged Parent Visa Subclass 804

If you have a child living in Australia and you wish to join them there permanently than you can apply for Parent Visa Subclass 804. The processing duration of this visa is quite long of around 30 years, however if you wish you may live on a bridging visa in Australia while your 804-visa application is under process. To apply for this visa one has to be onshore.

Parent Visa Subclass 103

Parents who wish to migrate to Australia permanently can apply for Parent Visa Subclass 103. This visa also takes up to 30 years to process and the application of this visa must be lodged while offshore.

Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 173 – Temporary

If you are currently in your home country and wish to join your child in Australia than you can apply for Subclass 173 Visa. The processing duration for this visa is comparatively faster than other categories of Parent Visa (around 3-4 years). To apply for this temporary visa the applicant has to be offshore.

Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143 – Permanent

Any individual who has lived in Australia on Subclass 173 visa can apply for Parent Visa Subclass 143. This is a permanent resident visa and the applicant of this visa must have child living in Australia as a citizen, permanent resident or an eligible citizen of New Zealand.

Contributory Aged Parent Visa Subclass 884 – Temporary

Parents who are old enough to get an age pension in Australia can apply for Parent Visa Subclass 884. However, to get this visa grant one must meet the balance of family test and once the visa is approved you can live for up to two years in Australia.

Contributory Aged Parent Visa Subclass 864 – Permanent

You can lodge an application for Aged Parent Visa Subclass 864 once you have lived in Australia on Subclass 884 visa. This visa entitles you to get an age pension in Australia if you fulfill the age criteria.

Aged Dependent Relative Visa Subclass 114 – Offshore

Visa Subclass 114 is available for the elderly people who depend on their lone relatives in Australia for financial support. One has to be single to apply for this permanent parent visa category and also be offshore while lodging this visa application.

Aged Dependent Relative Visa Subclass 838 – Onshore

Visa Subclass 838 is replica of 114 visa, with the only difference of location. That is, one has to be onshore to apply for this visa.

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