Subclass 864 visa allows your aged parents to apply while staying in Australia
A Subclass 864 visa can help your family reunite in Australia. Moreover, your parents can receive many awesome benefits. The Australian Government will only approve 4500 visas for Parents visas this year. Therefore, you should check out the rest of this article for fundamental information about this visa.
What is a Contributory Aged Parent visa – Subclass 864
A Contributory Aged Parent Visa – Subclass 864 allows you (applicant) to stay in Australia as a permanent resident. You must be at retirement age, onshore and sponsored by your child who is an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
This visa is mostly similar to a Subclass 143 visa. However, instead of applying onshore, applicants who apply for a Subclass 143 visa must be offshore.
The benefits of a Subclass 864 visa
|Residence benefits|| |
|Free entries benefits||Travel to and from Australia as many times as you want for 5 years from the date the visa is granted. This is as long as the travel facility on this visa remains valid.|
|Social security benefits||Enrol in Australia’s public healthcare scheme, Medicare.|
|Education benefits||Work and study in Australia|
|Sponsor family member benefits||Can sponsor another eligible family member|
Our professional consultant advised you to start applying for an Australian citizenship after 4 years of staying in Australia as you do not have to do the citizenship test and don’t have to meet English requirements.
To have a full understanding of those 5 benefits, you should contact VEM now. We’ll give detailed information and explanations for you and your family.
The requirements of a Contributory Aged Parent visa – Subclass 864
|The sponsor|| |
|The applicant|| |
If you’re still wondering whether or not you and your parents fit these requirements, contact VEM now so that our consultant can assist you directly.
An Aged Parent visa – Subclass 864 requires the applicants must be old enough to receive Age Pension in Australia. Specifically,
|Period within which a person was born||Pension age||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|
If there’s any further questions related to the Age Pension in Australia, contact VEM for proper and detailed advice from our consultant – Mr Phong Cao (CEO of VEM) who is licensed by the Australian Government (MARN: 1577877). He’s capable of giving you the most suitable advice and tips for your specific case.
Step by step of a Contributory Aged Parent visa – Subclass 864
- Step 1: Checking if you meet the requirements.
- Step 2: Making the application.
- Step 3: Your application is processed and placed in a queue.
- Step 4: Access your application again.
- Step 5: Paying the second instalment.
- Step 6: Being granted a visa
Mr Phong Cao is responsible for providing you with the most accurate and updated information about your visa application process.
This is also one of the reasons why many clients have chosen VEM’s services. They can know exactly the stages of their application process.
Therefore, having VEM by your side while applying for a Subclass 864 visa would help increase your chance of getting a visa grant.
The cost of a Subclass 864 visa
|Types of charges and fees||The amount of money (AUD)|
|For the visa applicant||For the accompany member|
|Apply for a Subclass 864 visa directly||First instalment||4,225|| |
|Second instalment||43,600|| |
|Assurance of Support||10,000|| |
|Apply for a Subclass 884 visa first. Then apply for a Subclass 864 visa||First instalment||4,155|| |
|Second instalment||29,130|| |
|Third instalment (for Subclass 864 visa)||19,420|| |
Note: The fees listed above do not include a 1.4% surcharge.
There is an additional fee for each family member who applies with you. In addition, you are also required to pay for your health and police checks.
Moreover, the Australian migration regulations are updated constantly. Beside MARA, Mr Phong Cao is a member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA: 12648), so when working with VEM, clients will also be informed about any new changes.
Processing times of Subclass 864 visa
There are no official processing times for a Subclass 864 visa. However, according to our 10 years of experience of working as an Australian migration agent, the processing times are usually around 3.5 to 4 years.
This time can vary depending on your specific case.
Frequently asked questions
You must apply for a Subclass 864 visa in Australia.
Absolutely. The applicants can include their children who are under 23 and still dependent on them.
Yes. You can travel in and out of Australia as many times as you want for 5 years from the date the visa is granted. You will need to apply for and be granted a Resident Return (RRV) so that you can re-enter Australia as a permanent resident.
The information provided in this article has been approved by Mr Phong Cao. Therefore, the article is completely trustworthy.
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