7 ways to sponsor your parents to Australia in 2021
Parents visas help you and your family reunite in Australia. There are seven different types (subclasses) of Parents visas, from which children (sponsors) and parents (applicants) would consider to choose the most suitable one according to their circumstances and wishes.
So what do you need to prepare for your Parents visas application, keep reading this article to find out!
What are the Australian Parent Visas?
A Parent Visa allows you (sponsor) who is an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen to sponsor your parents to come and live with you in Australia.
Depending on each stream of Australian Parent Visas that allows your parents to stay temporarily or permanently.
The benefits of Australian Parent Visas
|Residence benefits|| |
|Free entries benefits||Travel to and from Australia as many times as you want for 5 years from the date the visa is granted. This is as long as the travel facility on this visa remains valid.|
|Social security benefits||Enrol in Australia’s public healthcare scheme, Medicare.|
|Education benefits||Work and study in Australia|
|Sponsor family member benefits||Can sponsor another eligible family member|
Those benefits don’t apply to all 7 types of Parent visas. The Australian Government will base on the characteristics of the visa and the applicants to provide suitable benefits. That’s why if you’re choosing a Parent visa, contact VEM now for immediate consultancy.
Many people have regretted their decision as they found out they have chosen the wrong visa to apply. Due to not having enough information, they didn’t choose the visa which brings the best benefits for them.
You may find yourself in this situation if you’re not carefully prepared. Don’t worry, VEM can help you overcome this problem. Contact us today!
How many Subclasses of Australian Parent Visas are there?
|Types of visa|
|Australian Non – Contributory Parent Visas||Apply onshore or offshore||Parent visa – Subclass 103: allows you to live in Australia as a permanent resident.|
|Apply onshore||Aged Parent visa – Subclass 804: live in Australia as a permanent resident with an Age Pension condition.|
|Australian Contributory Parent Visas||Permanent||Contributory Aged Parent visa – Subclass 864: live in Australia as a permanent resident with an Age Pension condition.|
|Contributory Parent visa – Subclass 143: offshore when lodging the visa application.|
|Temporary||Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) visa – Subclass 884: onshore when lodging the visa application.|
|Contributory Parent (Temporary) visa – Subclass 173: sponsor your parents to stay in Australia for 2 years.|
|Australian Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa||Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa – Subclass 870: sponsor your parents to travel to Australia|
If there’s any further questions related to Australian Parent visas, contact VEM for proper and detailed advice from our consultant – Mr Phong Cao (CEO of VEM). He’s capable of giving you the most suitable advice and tips for your specific case.
The requirements of Australian Parent visas
|The sponsor|| |
|The applicant|| |
The Australian migration regulations are known to be updated constantly. Mr Phong Cao is a member of the Australian Migration Institute (MIA: 12648), so when working with VEM, clients will also be informed about any new changes or policies.
What documents and papers are required when it comes to Australian Parents visas?
|The applicant||Identification papers|| |
|Additional proofs|| |
|Application forms||VEM will provide these forms and instruct you.|
|The sponsor||Proof of your sponsorship|| |
These papers can usually get a bit overwhelmed and complicated so it may take a long time to complete. Additionally, all of these documents must be translated into English.
That’s why you should contact VEM from the start if applying for an Australian Partner visa is your intention. Because Mr Phong Cao is licensed by the Australian Government (MARN: 1577877), he can definitely provide professional support for you.
Frequently asked questions
It means the parents must have at least half of their children (eligible children) who are an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen, or more eligible children living in Australia than the children living in any other single country.
Unfortunately no. Because the number of children living outside Australia is more than the number of children living in Australia.
However, it’s still possible for you to apply for a Partner visa as a Subclass 870 may be suitable for your situation.
Contact VEM directly for more detailed advice.
Yes. You can apply for a visitor visa to visit Australia while your application is being processed. However, please keep in mind that if you lodge your parent visa application offshore, you must also be offshore when your parent visa is granted.
The Department of Home Affair strongly recommends that applicants should use an agent who is registered with MARA. An agent who registers with MARA, must have knowledge of Australian migration laws and comply with the code of conduct when providing services to clients.
Despite being an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen, you must meet other requirements in order to sponsor your parents.
VEM knows that the application process for an Australian Parents visa is really complicated. That’s why we are more than happy to answer any of your questions.
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