Who are eligible as remaining relatives for a subclass 835 visa?
If you are the only close relative of an Australian permanent resident or citizen and wish to live with them permanently in Australia, a Subclass 835 visa may be for you. How to increase the chance to be granted this visa? Let’s dive in and get advice from our qualified consultant.
What is a (onshore) Subclass 835 visa?
Remaining Relative visa – Subclass 835 is a permanent residency visa that allows Australian permanent residents or citizens to sponsor their only close family member to come and live with them in Australia.
Benefits of a Remaining Relative visa
To live in Australia permanently.
Access to Medicare – an Australia’s universal health insurance scheme.
|Work and study
|To study and work in Australia.
|Allow your eligible family members to apply for the visa together with you.
|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.
|Apply for Australian citizenship.
For further assistance, please contact VEM.
Requirements for a Subclass 835 visa
|For both applicants and sponsors
For the applicant
For the sponsor
The Department of Home Affair (DHA) may change the requirements of visas from time to time.
Contact VEM for updates. Our qualified migration consultant (MARN: 1577877) will assist you.
Costs to apply for Subclass 835
|Fee for the main applicant (in AUD)
|Fee for the additional applicant (in AUD)
Note: The Subclass 835 visa fee listed above does not include a 1.4% surcharge.
Note that you may not get any refund if your visa application is refused.
Subclass 835 visa processing time
There is no information on processing time for Remaining Relative visa applications at the present time.
Step-by-step of a Subclass 835 visa application
- Step 1: Check whether you meet the requirements.
- Step 2: Prepare the documents and apply for the 835 visa.
- Step 3: Provide additional documents (if required).
- Step 4: Receive the Subclass 835.
Contact VEM for further assistance.
Required documents to apply for a Remaining Relative visa
For both the applicants and sponsors
|Health and character
For the sponsor
To be granted the visa in the earliest possible time, your visa application should be processed properly and as a “ready make decision”. It’s best to contact VEM for further assistance.
Basic difference between Subclass 115 & Subclass 835
You must be offshore when applying for a Subclass 115 visa. In contrast, you must be onshore when applying for a Subclass 835 visa.
Contact VEM for more information.
Frequently asked questions
Yes, as long as they meet the requirements for dependent applicants.
Yes. They have to provide housing and financial support for the first 2 years the applicant lives in Australia.
We accompany our clients for their whole immigration journey. Contact VEM for further assistance.
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