Subclass 804 visa – a pathway to bring your aged parents to Australia
The Subclass 804 visa provides an opportunity to parents to live with their children in Australia. How to prepare and apply for this visa? Keep scrolling to get advice from our qualified consultant!
What is a Subclass 804 visa?
An Aged Parent visa – Subclass 804 is a permanent resident visa that allows the parent of a settled Australian citizen/ permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to move to Australia permanently.
When applying for visa 804, the parents must be old enough which is the age pension in Australia.
The benefits of Aged Parent visa
To live in Australia permanently.
Access to Medicare – an Australia’s universal health insurance scheme.
|Family member||Allow your eligible family members to apply for the visa together with you.|
|Work and study||To work and study in Australia.|
|Multiple entrie||Travel in and out of Australia within 5 years. After 5 years, you can apply for a Resident Return visa (RRV) or citizenship.|
|Citizenship||Apply for Australian citizenship.|
Contact VEM for further information.
The requirements of a Subclass 804 visa
|The applicant (parents)|
|The sponsor (children)|
To know whether you meet the Subclass 804 Aged Parent visa requirements, contact VEM. Our consultant – Mr. Peter Cao, a registered migration agent (MARN: 1577877), with more than 12 years of experience in the migration field, will assist you.
To know if you’re old enough as a pensioner 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|
Responsibilities of the Subclass 804 holders
- The sponsors must provide housing and financial support for the first 2 years the applicant lives in Australia.
- The applicants must meet all visa conditions and comply with Australian laws.
Step by step of an Aged Parent visa – Subclass 804
- Step 1: Check if you meet the Subclass 804 requirements.
- Step 2: Prepare the documents and apply for the visa.
- Step 3: Provide additional documents (if required).
- Step 4: Receive Subclass 804.
The cost of a Subclass 804 visa
|For the main applicant||For the additional applicant|
|Assurance of Support|
Note: The fees listed above do not include a 1.4% surcharge.
Processing times of Subclass 804
There is no information on processing time for Aged Parent visa applications at the present time.
Subclass 804 processing time could be longer than the time frame if your application is not logged properly. The application should be well-prepared because the processing time can be very long.
Frequently asked questions
Yes, as long as they meet the requirements for dependent applicants.
Yes. You will be granted a bridging visa after applying for a visa 804.
Yes. You can consider applying for the Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) visa – Subclass 884 or the Contributory Aged Parent (Permanent) visa – subclass 864.
We accompany our clients for their whole immigration journey. Contact VEM for further assistance.
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