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How to bring your aged relatives to Australia with a Subclass 114

After having settled down in Australia, many people wish to bring their family members and relatives to Australia, especially, who are dependent and aged to be looked after. That’s why a Subclass 114 visa is here to help fulfill that desire. The following parts of this article will provide readers with detailed information about this visa.



What is a Subclass 114 visa?

Aged Dependent Relative visaSubclass 114 is a permanent visa that allows a single elderly who totally depends on their Australian relative for financial support to come and live in Australia.


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What is a Subclass 114 visa?


Benefits of an Aged Dependent Relative visa – Subclass 114

A Subclass 114 visa provides many wonderful benefits to its applicants.


Residence benefits
    • Stay in Australia permanently.
    • Apply for Australian citizenship, if eligible.
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.
    • You will need to apply for and be granted a Resident Return (RRV) so that you can re-enter Australia as a permanent resident.
Social security benefits
    • Enrol in Australia’s public healthcare scheme, Medicare.
    • Enrol in Pharmaceutical Scheme (PBS).
Education benefitsHaving full study and work rights.
Sponsor family member benefitsCan sponsor another eligible family member


If you still have more questions relating to the benefits of an aged dependent relative visaSubclass 114, contact VEM today so that our consultants can assist you immediately.


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Benefits of an Aged dependent relative visa


Requirements of a Subclass 114 visa

Many people long to migrate their aged relatives to Australia, but they can’t because they don’t meet the Australian requirements. Here’s an overall list of requirements that you need to know before lodging your Aged Dependent Relative visa.


For the applicants and the sponsor
    • Both the applicants and the sponsor must share a close relationship with each other.
    • The sponsor must be the applicant’s:
      • Siblings or step brothers/sisters.
      • Grandpa or grandma.
      • Aunt or uncle.
      • Spouse of the listed people above.

Meet the health and character requirements.

Must pay back debts to the Australian Government or there must be a formal arrangement to pay it back.

For the sponsor

Must be a settled Australian citizen, Eligible New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident

Over 18 years old.

Had provided any kind of financial support for the applicants for at least 3 years before the sponsorship.

For the applicants

Must be old enough to receive Age Pension in Australia.

Must be single.

For the accompany family member
    • Had lost a part of their body or consciousness.
    • Had been dependent on the main applicants for a long time.

Must be single.


If you’re still wondering whether or not you and your parents fit these requirements, contact VEM now so that our consultant can assist you directly.

An Aged Dependent Relative visaSubclass 114 requires the applicants to be old enough to receive Age Pension in Australia. Specifically,


Period within which a person was bornPension ageDate pension age changes
From 1 July 1952 to 31 December 195365 years and 6 months1 July 2017
From 1 January 1954 to 30 June 195566 years1 July 2019
From 1 July 1955 to 31 December 195666 years and 6 months1 July 2021
From 1 January 1957 onwards67 years1 July 2023


If there’s any further questions related to the Age Pension in Australia, contact VEM for proper and detailed advice from our consultant – Mr Phong Cao (CEO of VEM) who is licensed by the Australian Government (MARN: 1577877). He’s capable of giving you the most suitable advice and tips for your specific case.

Step-by-step of an Aged Dependent Relative visa

  • Step 1: Checking if you meet the requirements.
  • Step 2: Making the application.
  • Step 3: Your application is processed and placed in a queue.
  • Step 4: Paying the second instalment at the time of decision.
  • Step 5: Being granted a Subclass 114 visa.


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Process of applying for a Subclass 114 visa


Mr Phong Cao is responsible for providing you with the most updated information about your visa application process. This is why many clients have chosen VEM’s services.

What documents and papers are required when it comes to a Subclass 114 visa?

Applicants must prepare their documents carefully to increase their chances of getting a visa grant. Because if the DHA finds your papers insufficient, you’ll be asked to add those papers. This would cost you lots of waiting time.

A proper document for an Aged Dependent Relative visa includes:


For the applicant and the sponsorProof of your relationship
    • Copies of certified household registration book.
    • Copies of certified marriage certificate (if any).
    • Copies of certified adoption documents (if any).
    • Photos, contact information.
Proof of the dependence on the sponsor

Provide documents which proves that the main applicant is dependent on the sponsor:

    • Confirmation from the bank
    • Transfer/Withdrawal receipt
The applicantIdentification papers
    • Copies of your certified birth certificate.
    • Copies of your certified passport.
    • Card images.
    • ID card.
    • Proof that you’ve changed name before (if any).
The sponsorIdentification papers
    • ID card.
    • Copies of your certified passport.
    • Proof that you’re a  settled Australian citizen, Eligible New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident.
Financial proof

Provide proof that you’re capable of providing for the main applicant.


Fill in form 40.

All of VEM’s clients will be instructed about these papers.

For the accompany person (if any)
    • Identification papers.
    • Proof of the relationship with the main applicant.
    • Proof that he/she meets the health and character requirements (if required).


Mr Phong Cao will assist you directly with your preparation for the documents. Hence, your final visa application will always be properly prepared according to the Australian migration laws.


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Documents to apply for an Aged Dependent Relative Visa


Cost of an Aged Dependent Relative visa – Subclass 114


Types of charges and feesThe amount of money (AUD)
For the visa applicantFor the accompany member
First instalment4,425
    • Over 18 years old: 2,215
    • Under 18 years old: 1,110
Second instalment2,0652,065/person

Note: The 114 visa fees listed above do not include a 1.4% surcharge.


There are also other costs for health and police checks.


The Australian migration laws change constantly. That’s why the cost for a Subclass 114 will fluctuate over time.


Thanks to being a member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA: 12648), Mr Phong Cao is able to receive the latest news about any new changes about Australian migration regulations. He’ll immediately inform these new adjustments to the cost of a Subclass 114 visa to  VEM’s clients.

Processing times of an Aged Dependent Relative visa in 2022

Until now there is no specific processing time for this subclass according to the DHA’s website.

However, you must prepare your documents properly before lodging your visa application to avoid visa refusal.

The obligations of the Subclass 114 visa’s sponsor


The sponsor must complete the payment for the deposit before the Subclass 114 visa is granted. Besides, after the applicant’s arrival in Australia, the sponsor must carry out their obligations:


The sponsor must support the applicants in accomodation, food and drink, etc in the first two years in Australia. Pay for the Australian welfare fees.

Don’t hesitate to contact VEM if you still have questions about the responsibilities of the sponsor. Our professional migration consultant will assist you.

Frequently asked questions

Can I apply for an Aged Dependent Relative visa while I’m in Australia?

The answer is no. This visa requires you to be offshore when the application is lodged.

Can I travel to Australia while my Subclass 114 visa is being processed?

The DHA encourages you to stay outside of Australia.


We hope the information in this article can give you an understanding of a Subclass 114 visa. If there’s any further information, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or call us via hotline. VEM will contact you back as soon as possible.


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3 thoughts on “How to bring your aged relatives to Australia with a Subclass 114

  1. Nette says:

    Why it is difficult to patition your parents in australia? If you take 103 visa for your parents it takes almost 30 years before it granted, if you take much shorter time it cost much, but you still pass the family balance.. getting your parent in australia is very difficult it is like a bussiness, 50k each, For your mother and father visa. And then here another visa sponsoring your single family for age family visa, so easy to sponsor…..

  2. Kwesi Damhen says:

    Can I sponsor my unmarried 30 year old step-daughter to Australia under subclass 114?

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