Australian Immigration - Parent Visa
If you are the parent of an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or eligible New Zealand citizen who are settled' in Australia at the time the application is lodged then you can apply for this visa.
Permanent and temporary Contributory Parent visas
A parent can apply for either a permanent or a temporary contributory parent visa. The temporary visa is valid for two years and provides access to Medicare and full work rights however a temporary Contributory Parent visa cannot be extended or renewed. Once the applicant is however in possession of their temporary Contributory Parent visa, you can then apply for the corresponding permanent contributory parent visa in Australia or overseas at any time during the two year validity of their temporary visa.
Applicants are required to pass the balance of family test- The balance of family test requires that at least half of your children live permanently in Australia, or that more of your children live permanently in Australia than in any other country.
Must be sponsored - Applicants being sponsored must demonstrate that their sponsor is 18years or above and must prove relationship between the sponsor and their family member.
Health and Character requirements- Applicants must satisfy certain public interest requirements, this includes meeting the health and character requirements and police checks
Age requirements- There are no age restrictions on this category of Australian immigration and you are able to work in Australia.
Assurance of Support- Please speak with one of our specialist advisors regarding additional information relating to this category as the amount depends on the type of parent visa you are applying for.
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