How to increase your chances of getting a Subclass 835 visa
If you are the last remaining relative of an Australian permanent resident or citizen you may be able to reunite with your family in Australia via the Remaining Relative Visa – Subclass 835. Our professional consultant will provide useful information in this article. Keep reading to find out.
What is a Subclass 835 visa?
The Remaining Relative visa – Subclass 835 is a permanent visa. It lets people stay in Australia to be with their only close family members. You are required to be onshore when lodging your visa application.
This is the main difference between Subclass 835 and Subclass 115 visa (required to lodge the visa application offshore).
Benefits of a Subclass 835 visa
The most amazing benefit of a Subclass 835 visa is to be able to reunite with your family in Australia. However, there are other wonderful benefits that this 835 visa can provide.
|Residence benefits|| |
|Free entries benefits|| |
|Social security benefits||Enroll in Australia’s public healthcare scheme, Medicare.|
|Education benefits||Having full study and work rights.|
|Sponsor family member benefits||Can sponsor another eligible family member.|
For more information about the benefits of the Subclass 835 visa, book your consulting appointment with VEM today!
Requirements of a Remaining Relative visa – Subclass 835
To be able to apply for this visa, you must fulfill the following requirements
|For the applicant||When the application is lodged||Must be inside Australia.|
|When the application is granted|
For the applicant and the sponsor
|Health and character||Must meet the health and character requirements.|
For the sponsor
|Nationality||Must be a settled Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.|
|Age||Must be at least 18 years old.|
|Visa background||Have not sponsored another person to Australia with Subclass 835, Subclass 115, Subclass 104, Subclass 806.|
Here at VEM, Mr. Phong Cao – our professional migration consultant who is licensed by the Australian Government (MARN: 1577877) – will consult and instruct you directly throughout your visa process. Therefore, he’ll help you understand whether you fit these visa requirements or not.
If not, you’ll be advised to opt for other Family visas.
Cost of a Subclass 835 visa
|Types of charges and fees||The amount of money (AUD)|
|For the visa applicant||For the accompany member|
|First installment||4,350|| |
Note: The 835 visa fees listed above do not include a 1.4% surcharge.
If your application is rejected, you won’t be able to receive a refund. Thus, you are strongly recommended to choose a professional migration agency to work on your visa lodgement.
Processing times of a Subclass 835 visa
There is no standard processing time currently available for this visa subclass. However, you must prepare your documents properly before lodging your visa application to avoid visa refusal.
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Step-by-step of a Subclass 835 visa
- Step 1: Check to see if the applicant meets the requirements or not.
- Step 2: Gather documents.
- Step 3: Make the application and pay for the first installment (in Australia).
- Step 4: Your application is considered and placed in the queue.
- Step 5: Add other required documents and pay for the second installment.
- Step 6: A Subclass 835 is granted (in Australia).
What documents and papers are required when it comes to a Subclass 835 visa?
These are what you should prepare before lodging your Subclass 835 visa application.
For the applicant and the sponsor
|Proof of your relationship|| |
|Health and character||Proof that you both meet the health and requirements of Australia.|
|The applicant||Identification papers|| |
Fill in form 40.
All of VEM’s clients will be instructed about these papers.
The Australian Department of Home Affairs always encourages applicants to prepare their documents carefully and properly before making the application to avoid any unnecessary incidents.
The difference between a Subclass 835 and a Subclass 115 visa
Many families who want to sponsor another family member to Australia are struggling to find a suitable visa for their situation. They contemplate between a Subclass 835 visa and a Subclass 115 visa. VEM will tell you a simple way to distinguish between the two.
- If the applicant chooses to apply offshore: a Subclass 115 visa is suitable.
- If the applicant chooses to apply onshore: a Subclass 835 visa is suitable.
Frequently asked questions
Yes, you can if that family member is eligible.
The answer is yes. That obligation is quite similar to a Subclass 115 visa. The sponsor must support the applicants in accommodation, food, and drink, etc in the first two years in Australia.
Of course, you can.
A Subclass 835 visa is a permanent visa that allows the sponsor’s last remaining relative to migrate to Australia.
Yes, it’s compulsory. The sponsor must carry out their obligations to support you for the first two years in Australia or else the Subclass 835 visa grant will be canceled.
For more detailed information, make sure you contact VEM so that our migration consultant can provide specific advice according to your own case.
VEM hopes this article gives you a clear understanding of a Subclass 835 visa. You can also check out our Subclass 115 visa article on our website for more consideration.
If there are any further questions, don’t hesitate to leave a comment below or call us via our hotline. VEM will contact you back as soon as possible.