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ABOUT Parent Visa

Parent Visa in Australia is one of the main focus areas of GETS COUNSELING SERVICES. Generally, parents of the children who permanently settled in Australia are offered this visa. A resident Australian child provides sponsorship for such immigrants. The numbers of immigrants, migrating based on this visa type to Australia are limited.

Fundamental Pre-Conditions to apply

A parent must appear and pass a 'balance of family test' to apply for an Australian Parent Visa. This visa category sponsors should be:

  • An Australian citizen;
  • A permanent resident of Australia;
  • An eligible citizen of New Zealand.

It may be noted that

An applicant immigrating to Australia on Parent Australia Visa is not instantly qualified for age pension. Permanent residents of this country has been to wait for a period of ten years before being eligible for Australian Age pension.

Entitlements of Parent Visa Holders

Australian parent visas holders are permitted to settle in Australia permanently. As a permanent resident they are allowed to live and work in the country. You are also eligible to social security benefits health care benefits.

Categories of Australia Parent Visa

These immigration visas are offered with varied conditions for applicants staying inshore and offshore.

1] Aged Parent Visa: Subclass 804 (onshore)

This is an inshore permit for aged parents to reside in Astralia permanently. An applicant essentially have children who are Australian citizens or are permanent residents of this country. Parents whose children are citizens of New Zealand are entitled for this visa type.

2] Contributory Aged Parent Visa: Subclass 884 (Temporary: onshore)

This is temporary visa, for a period of two years, valid for parents whose children are permanent resident of Australia or entitled New Zealand citizens. Subclass 884 visa is processed faster, however at an elevated cost. A temporary visa holder is entitled to permanent immigration after two years.

3] Contributory Aged Parent Visa: Subclass 864 (onshore)

This visa type is for aged parents whose children are permanent resident in country or entitled New Zealand citizens. With compare to other visa types this is processed faster.

4] Contributory Parent Migrant Visa: Subclass 173 to 143

Application this visa category may be done Applicant should apply for Contributory Parent Migrant Visa before expiry of Contributory Parent Visa, here the Contributory Parent Visa is issued for temporary residence in country. This immigration process is allowed for candidates having 'contributory parent visa subclass 173' and want to apply for this type of visa.

The Immigration Department offers Parent Migration Visa: Subclass 103; Contributory Parent Temporary Visa: Subclass 173; and Contributory Parent Migration Visa: Subclass 143 for the parents staying outside the country or say the Australian province.

At GETS COUNSELING SERVICES, we go through entire application and handle wisely to make your migration experience fast and easygoing.

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