subclass 114 – a way to bring your aged relatives to Australia
After having settled down in Australia, you may think of bringing your aged family members to Australia and taking care of them. How to prepare and successfully apply for Subclass 114 visa? Dive in to get advice from our registered migration consultant.
What is a Subclass 114 visa?
Aged Dependent Relative visa – Subclass 114 is a visa that allows eligible New Zealand citizens/Australians/Australian permanent residents to sponsor their aged relative to come and live in Australia permanently.
Benefits of an Aged Dependent Relative visa – Subclass 114
To live in Australia permanently.
Access to Medicare – an Australia’s universal health insurance scheme.
|Work and study|
To work and study in Australia.
|Multiple entries||Travel to and from Australia as many times as you want within 5 years. After 5 years, you need to apply for a Resident Return visa (RRV).|
Allow your eligible family members to apply for the visa together with you.
|Citizenship||Apply for Australian citizenship.|
If you’re not clear about the benefits of the Subclass 114 Aged Dependent Relative visa, contact VEM to get our support!
Requirements of the Subclass 114
|For the sponsor|
|For the applicants|
|For additional applicant|
To know if you’re old enough to receive the age pension in Australia, please refer to the following table:
|Period within which a person was born||Pension age in Australia||Date pension age changes|
|From 1 July 1952 to 31 December 1953||65 years and 6 months||1 July 2017|
|From 1 January 1954 to 30 June 1955||66 years||1 July 2019|
|From 1 July 1955 to 31 December 1956||66 years and 6 months||1 July 2021|
|From 1 January 1957 onwards||67 years||1 July 2023|
Step-by-step to apply for an Aged Dependent Relative visa
- Step 1: Check whether you meet the requirements.
- Step 2: Prepare documents and apply for the visa.
- Step 3: Provide additional documents (if required).
- Step 4: Receive the Subclass 114.
Contact VEM to be well-prepared for your visa application. Our qualified consultant – Mr. Peter Cao, a registered migration agent (MARN: 1577877), will assist you for the whole process of your application.
Required documents to apply for a Subclass 114 visa
For the sponsor
For the applicant
For the both
|Proof of relationship|
|Proof of dependent relationship|
For the additional applicant (if any)
- Identification documents.
- Proof of the relationship with the sponsor.
- Proof that they meet the health and character requirements (if required).
Mr. Peter Cao (CEO of VEM), a member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA: 12648), has always been among the first people to get updates of Australian immigration changes. Therefore, VEM’s clients are always well informed and advised.
Cost of Subclass 114 visa application
|Fee (in AUD)|
|For the main applicant||For the additional applicant|
From and over 18 years of age: 2,495.
Under 18 years of age: 1,125.
Note: The 114 visa fees listed above do not include a 1.4% surcharge.
Visa application charges may increase every year. Contact VEM for updates.
Processing times of an Aged Dependent Relative visa
There is no information on processing time for Aged Dependent Relative visa applications at the present time.
The responsibilities of the Subclass 114 visa
The sponsor must pay assurance of support before being granted the Subclass 114.
- Assurance of support payment must be made for the visa grant.
- Sponsors are required to support their parents financially without them needing any income support from the Australian government for the entire Assurance of Support period.
- Sponsors must pay the Australian government back for any income support they give their parents within the Assurance of Support period.
Frequently asked questions
No. You must be offshore when applying for visa 114. You can consider applying for a Subclass 838 visa if you’re onshore.
Yes, as long as they meet the requirements for the dependent applicant.
You should be outside of Australia when your visa application is being processed.
In order to get the best outcome of your visa application contact VEM for further assistance. Our registered migration agent (MARN: 1577877) will legally advise and help your visa application well-prepared for the best possible outcome.
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