This visa option is for parents who want to live permanently in Australia and are sponsored by their child who is a settled Australian Citizen
What is a Contributory Parent Visa (Subclass 143)?
This permanent residency visa allows parents of an Australian Citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand Citizen to live in Australia.
You can be in or outside of Australia when applying. If you are in Australia, you can apply only if your temporary visa allows you to apply for another visa while you are in Australia.
Who would a Contributory Parent Visa (Subclass 143) be suitable for?
A Subclass 143 Visa would suit you if:
When can you expect your Contributory Parent Visa (Subclass 143) to be approved?
The processing times for the Contributory Parent Visa (Subclass 143) can be found at the:
Australian Immigration and Border Protection Website
How do you apply for the Contributory Parent Visa (Subclass 143)?
If you are prepared to pay a higher visa application fee at the time of your visa being granted, then applying directly for a Subclass 143 Visa is a viable option. Some people choose to apply for a Subclass 173 Visa (temporary 2 year visa) first so they can spread the costs of the second visa application over the two years. Contact us at Aus Visa Specialists to discuss your options and discover what path would benefit you the most.