Aged Parents Visa (Subclass 804/103)

There are two Sub classes under Australia Aged Parent Visa i.e. Subclass 804 which is for applicants who apply onshore or while living in Australia for temporary basis, and second one is Subclass 103 which is for those applicants who apply offshore or outside of Australia.

There are two Sub classes under Australia Aged Parent Visa i.e. Subclass 804 which is for applicants who apply onshore or while living in Australia for temporary basis, and second one is Subclass 103 which is for those applicants who apply offshore or outside of Australia.

Parent Visa Subclass 804 (Permanent)

This visa will enable parents with eligible children to live in Australia permanently. The eligibility of this visa, as its name suggests, depends on the main applicant’s date of birth. The main applicant of this visa must be old enough to receive the age pension requirement in Australia.

The pension age will be increased from 65 to 67 years gradually.

Age pension requirements

Period within which a person was bornPension ageDate pension age change
From 1 July 1952 to 31 December 195365 years and 6 months1 July 2017
From 1 January 1954 to 30 June 195566 years1 July 2019
From 1 July 1955 to 31 December 195666 years and 6 months1 July 2021
From 1 January 1957 onwards67 years1 July 2023

What can I do with visa 804?

If you qualify for this visa, you will be able to:

• Remain in Australia as a permanent resident.

• Sponsor eligible family members to relocate to Australia.

• Apply for Australian citizenship, if eligible.

Am I eligible for visa subclass 804?

To qualify for this visa, you must:

See also  Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884 and 864)

• Be sponsored by an eligible child who is a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.

• Pass the balance of family test.

• Meet the health and character requirements.

Parent Visa Subclass 103

This visa is a non-contributory parent visa. It means that the visa application fee is much lower compared to a contributory visa. However, this visa has a very long processing time of around 30 years.

What can I do with visa 103?

Eligible parent visa holders can:

• Relocate to or remain in Australia as a permanent resident.

• Sponsor eligible family members to relocate to Australia.

• Apply for Australian citizenship if eligible.

Am I eligible for parent visa subclass 103?

To qualify for this visa, you must:

  • Be sponsored by a child who is an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen. In some cases, an Australian organisation may sponsor you.
  • Pass the balance of family test. This test measures the applicant’s family links to Australia.

As there are several parent visa subclasses, you may find it puzzling. Contact Migration Door Australia for your consultation and we will help you choose the right pathway for you.

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