Subclass 143 visa – an Australian permanent visa for parents
It is estimated that there are 8,500 Contributory Parent visa to be granted in 2023-2024. How to be well-prepared for this Subclass 143 visa? Let’s read on to get advice from our qualified consultant!
What is a Contributory Parent visa?
A Contributory Parent visa – Subclass 143 visa allows parents of settled Australian citizens/permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens to live in Australia permanently.
The Subclass 143 is the most common choice among Parent visas.
The benefits of a Subclass 143
|Residency||To live in Australia permanently.|
|Work and study||To study and work in Australia.|
|Multiples 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) or become an Australian citizen.|
|Family members||Allow your eligible family members to apply for the visa together with you.|
|Health care||Access to Medicare – an Australia’s universal health insurance scheme.|
|Citizenship||Apply for Australian citizenship.|
The requirements of a Subclass 143 visa
|The sponsor (children)|
|The applicant (parent)|
Contact VEM for further assistance. Our consultant will help you to choose a suitable migration pathway and be well-prepared to apply for the visa.
Steps to apply for a Contributory Parent visa 143
- Step 1: Check if you meet the Subclass 143 requirements.
- Step 2: Prepare the documents and apply for the visa 143.
- Step 3: Provide additional documents (if required).
- Step 4: Receive Subclass 143.
You can apply for the visa yourself but it is recommended that you should use visa services provided by a registered migration agent to avoid wasting time and effort.
The cost of a Subclass 143 visa application
From July 1, 2023, the visa 143 cost is around AUD48,365.
|For the main applicant||For the additional applicant|
|Assurance of Support||AUD10,000||AUD4,000|
Note: The Subclass 143 fees listed above do not include a 1.4% surcharge.
The Subclass 143 cost tends to increase every financial year. Contact VEM to get the latest cost.
Subclass 143 visa processing time
There is no information on processing time for Contributory Parent visa applications at the present time.
In addition, the visa processing time may be longer than the time frame if you:
- Do not submit sufficient documents.
- Provide unclear and inaccurate documents.
- Provide inaccurate translated documents.
Frequently asked questions
Yes, as long as they meet the requirements for dependent applicants.
Yes. With an Australian 143 visa, parents can be sponsored by 2 children in Australia in terms of the income test and assurance of support.
Yes, a certain level of income is required depending on your circumstances.
You can apply for the visa onshore or offshore. However, you must be offshore when being granted the visa.
Contact VEM for further assistance! Our registered migration agent (MARN: 1577877) and member of Migration Institute of Australia (MIA: 12648) will legally advise and help your visa application well-prepared for the best possible outcome.
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