Our professional migration consultant tells you all about a Subclass 836 visa
Realizing that many people want to migrate to Australia to take care of their sick relatives here, the Australian Government has issued a Subclass 836 visa. With this visa, the applicant enjoys amazing benefits. Especially, if you are interested in this visa, you cannot miss the advice of VEM’s professional migration consultant.
What is a Subclass 836 visa?
Carer visa – Subclass 836 is a permanent visa that allows you to stay in Australia to care for someone with a long-term medical condition who has no reasonable access to care options in Australia.
It’s quite similar to the Subclass 116 visa. But these two visas have a difference that few people realize which leads to the wrong application. Check out the later part of the article to distinguish.
Benefits of holding a Subclass 836 visa
With this visa, applicants can receive these wonderful benefits.
|Residence benefits|| |
|Free entries benefits|| |
|Social security benefits|| |
Enroll in Australia’s public healthcare scheme, Medicare.
|Education benefits|| |
Have full study and work rights.
|Sponsor family member benefits|| |
Can sponsor another eligible family member.
When applicants don’t understand the benefits of a visa, they may be at a disadvantage. If you and your family contact VEM, our professional migration consultants will explain each benefit in detail to avoid this situation.
Requirements of a Carer visa – Subclass 836
The Australian Subclass 836 visa has requirements for both the sponsor and the applicant. Even the accompanying family member is also required to meet some visa requirements. Here are some of those requirements.
|For the applicants and the sponsor|| |
The sponsor must be the relative of the applicant. If the sponsor can’t sponsor the applicant themselves, the sponsor’s spouse can take over and sponsor for the applicant.
|For the sponsor|| |
Must be a settled Australian citizen, Eligible New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident
Over 18 years old.
|For the applicants|| |
If you are not confident in the self-assessment of eligibility, your family can ask Phong Cao for advice and assessment.
Because he has been licensed by the Australian Government (MARN: 1577877). So as long as he tells you that you have met the requirements for a Subclass 836 visa, you can immediately apply for a visa.
Step-by-step of a Carer visa – Subclass 836
- Step 1: Check the eligibility.
- Step 2: Complete the necessary papers and documents.
- Step 3: Submit application and visa fee.
- Step 4: The DHA announces that the application has been received.
- Step 5: The application is processed.
- Step 6: Applicant’s visa application is approved.
- Step 7: The applicant adds documents and completes the second installment fee.
- Step 8: The Australian Government grants a Subclass 836 visa.
What documents and papers are required when it comes to a Subclass 836 visa?
These are what you should prepare before lodging your Subclass 836 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|| |
|The sponsor |
|Identification papers|| |
|Proof of the sponsor’s health|| |
Medical certificate from Bupa Medical Visa Services.
|Financial proof|| |
Provide relevant documents to prove eligibility.
Fill in form 40.
All of VEM’s clients will be instructed about these papers.
For the accompany person (if any)
Children under the age of 18 must have a confirmation from their parents allowing them to migrate to Australia (form 1229).
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.
Cost of a Subclass 836 visa
Compared to the previous year, the Australian Subclass 836 visa fee has remained unchanged.
|Types of charges and fees||The amount of money (AUD)|
|For the visa applicant||For the accompany member|
|First installment||1,795|| |
|Second installment||2,065|| |
Note: The 836 visa fees listed above do not include a 1.4% surcharge.
Normally, the applicant’s family must pay an additional fee for the second time (AUD 2,065/person).
But if the family can prove to pay the second installment fee is causing serious financial hardship, the Australian Department of Home Affairs will consider this free of charge.
Processing times of a Subclass 836 visa
Currently, the Australian Department of Home Affairs has not announced the processing time for the Subclass 836 visa application.
But in fact, the quota for this visa program is limited. So if you need to apply for this visa, your family should complete the application and submit it early.
The difference between a Subclass 836 visa and a Subclass 116 visa
These two visas belong to the Australian Family visas. The two visas have many similarities, such as requirements, benefits, visa fees, etc. confusing many people.
But you can easily tell the difference by looking at the conditions where the application is lodged. Specifically: a Subclass 116 visa requires applicants to apply outside Australia, while a Subclass 836 visa allows applicants to apply in Australia.
Frequently asked questions
Yes, you just need to withdraw your previous visa application (if it is being processed). In addition, you can only apply for a Subclass 836 visa if you are not holding a Subclass 771 visa.
Of course. If that person is eligible.
You must be onshore when applying for a Subclass 836 visa.
The answer is yes.
Hopefully the information about the Australian Subclass 836 visa in this article will help your family. If your family needs Mr Phong Cao’s help, contact VEM.
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