Parent Visa Australia
This visa belongs to the category of family visa which allows the grantees to work and study in Australia and enroll in Medicare. They can also apply for Australian citizenship and sponsor qualified relatives for permanent residence. They are allowed to travel to and from Australia for five years from the date the visa is granted.
Parents can apply for this visa provided that they have a child who is an Australian citizen, a permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen who is settled in Australia. If the applicant’s child is below 18 years old, he or she can be sponsored by: the child’s spouse who is more than 18 years old and is a settled Australian citizen, a permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen, or a community organisation.
Criteria for the Parent Visa Australia:
To apply for the parent visa, you will have to submit the birth certificates of your children and other documents that prove their locations in Australia. You may have to either wait for two years in case of a Contributory Parent Visa or it can be extended to 30 years for a non-Contributory Parent visa. It all depends on the parent visa category you have applied for.
Contributory Parent Categories:
The Contributory Parent Visa categories have been introduced by Australian government which requires an additional application fee to cover up the medical expenses. You can opt for any one of these contributory parent visas:
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