AUSTRALIA MIGRATION & EDUCATION AGENTS

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Subclass 143 173, 864 & 884

CONTRIBUTORY PARENT VISAS

The 173 and 143 visas are available to parents of any age from offshore, whereas the 884 and 864 visas are only available to aged parents onshore [except for holders of ‘substituted 600 visas’], who are not subject to the 8503 No Further Stay visa condition or to s.48 of the Migration Act.

CONTRIBUTORY PARENT visa (subclass 143/173)

Overview

  •  The 173 and 143 visas are available to parents of any age who are outside of Australia.

Sponsor

  • An eligible child over 18 must sponsor their parents otherwise  an eligible relative or community organisation can be a sponsor for their visa.

The balance-of-family test

  • The applicant must meet the balance-of-family test.  

The health and character requirements

  • All the applicants (including family members) must meet the health and character requirements.

Debt to the Australian Government

  • The applicants (including family members) must not have any debt to the Australian Government.

Visa cancelled or a previous application refused

  • While the applicant  were in Australia and If their visa cancelled or visa application have been refused then they  might not be eligible for this visa.

Australian values statement

The applicants who are 18 years of age or older, they must:

  • have read, or had explained to you, the Life in Australia
  •  sign an Australian Values Statement that confirms you will respect the Australian way of life and obey Australian laws.

Best interests of the child

  • The applicant might not grant this visa if it is not in the best interests of an applicant under 18.

Visa grant time

  •  The applicant must be outside Australia when DIBP decide the application. 

Assurance of Support

  • The applicant need to have an Assurance of Support, unless he or she are applying for the Retirement Pathway.

Contributory Parent Visa Assessment

  • Please Fill up the assessment form to find out about your eligibility for  Contributory Parent Visa. 

CONTRIBUTORY PARENT visa (subclass 864/884)

Overview

  •  The 884 and 864 visas are only available to aged parents onshore [except for holders of ‘substituted 600 visas’], who are not subject to the 8503 No Further Stay visa condition or to s.48 of the Migration Act. 

Sponsor

  • An eligible child over 18 must sponsor their parents otherwise  an eligible relative or community organisation can be a sponsor for their visa.

The balance-of-family test

  • The applicant must meet the balance-of-family test.  

The health and character requirements

  • All the applicants (including family members) must meet the health and character requirements.

Debt to the Australian Government

  • The applicants (including family members) must not have any debt to the Australian Government.

Visa cancelled or a previous application refused

  • While the applicant  were in Australia and If their visa cancelled or visa application have been refused then they  might not be eligible for this visa.

Australian values statement

The applicants who are 18 years of age or older, they must:

  • have read, or had explained to you, the Life in Australia
  •  sign an Australian Values Statement that confirms you will respect the Australian way of life and obey Australian laws.

Best interests of the child

  • The applicant might not grant this visa if it is not in the best interests of an applicant under 18.

Visa grant time

  •  The applicant must be inside Australia at the time of application and when DIBP decide the application. 

Assurance of Support

  • The applicant must have an Assurance of Support to apply 864 visa. 

Age

No further stay condition

  • The applicant must not have the condition 8503 attach with their visa.

Contributory Parent Visa Assessment

  •  Please Fill up the assessment form to find out about your eligibility for  Contributory Parent Visa. 

Contributory Parent Visa (SUBCLASS 143/173) assessment

Assessment Form

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Contributory Parent Visa (SUBCLASS 864/884) assessment

Assessment Form

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