Australia Parent visa options are for the people who intend to migrate to Australia and live with their children.
The childrens must be either Australian citizens or Australia permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens.
Depending on their requirements, visa applicants can chose from the range of onshore (in Australia) and offshore (outside Australia) Parent Visa options.
Parent (Migrant) visa (subclass 103)
Australia Parent’s Visa subclass 103 is for parents who have children living in Australia.
Contributory Parent (Migrant) visa (subclass 143)
This visa is different from subclass 103 only in terms of visa cost and processing time. This visa costs more than the Parent visa and is processed faster.
Contributory Parent (Temporary) visa (subclass 173)
Subclass 173 is for temporary immigration and remains valid for a maximum of 2 years. Parents can apply for the permanent Contributory Parent visa (subclass 143) if they want to migrate permanently.
All prospective visa applicants for parent visa sub classes have to meet the below mentioned criteria:
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Visa Features of Australia Parent Visa (subclass 103/143):
This is a permanent residence visa. The visa allows to
Visa Features of Australia Parent Visa (subclass 173):
This is a temporary visa which cannot be renewed. It allows to:
Visa applicant for Parent’s Visa must have:
Assurance of Support (AoS) is a legal commitment by a person who assures of financial support & pledges that the Parent’s visa holders won’t rely on social welfare payments.
AoS can be given by a person who may or may not be a sponsor.
If under any circumstances, the visa holders avails of any welfare benefits; the person who would have pledged for AoS should repay it
It is also a commitment to repay to the Australian Government certain welfare payments if payments are paid to the assuree during their AoS period.
Assurance of Support’s validity is:
AoS is considered from:
Applicants for permanent Contributory Parent (including Contributory Aged Parent) visa applicants have to submit an AoS bond of AUD 10000. This finanicial bond will be held for the 10 year AoS period.
AoS bond sum for any adult secondary applicant is AUD 4000.
For permanent Parent (including Aged Parent), Aged Dependent Relative and Remaining Relative visa applicants, an AoS bond of AUD 5000 is required for the main applicant. This bond will be held for two years. The AoS bond amount for any adult secondary applicant is AUD 2000.
Note: An AUD 10000 financial bond is required for each application if the assurer is an organisation.
Parent Visa (Subclass 103/subclass 173): $2370
Contributory Parent Visa (Subclass 143): $280
Visa processing time is at the discretion of embassy.
The applications for subclass 103 can have long waiting period for up to 13 years before the visa is approved.?
The applications for 143 and 173 have a waiting time of 12 to 24 months before visa grant consideration.
Disclaimer: Visa fees and processing time are at the discretion of embassy.
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