This visa allows aged parents to remain in Australia permanently with their children who are living in Australia. This visa requires that you be sponsored by your child or another eligible sponsor in Australia.
Who is this visa for?
This visa is for you if you are an elderly parent of a child or stepchild who, at the time the visa application is lodged, is ‘settled’ and either an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen. This means your child must have been lawfully resident in Australia for a reasonable period, normally two years, although a shorter period can be considered for Australian citizen children if there are compelling and compassionate circumstances.
Initial counselling session will determine your eligibility about this visa This depends upon number of factors which may include but not limited to
- Age of the parent/s
- No. of Children settled in Australia
- Balance of Family Test
- Sponsorship requirements
- Assurance of Support
- Health Assessment
- Character Requirements
- Debts to the Australian Government
Overall Process May Look Like
Apply for initial assessment to find out more