Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143/173

Australian Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143/173 allows parent to stay with their child in Australia. This visa permits  parents to live in Australia with their child who is an Australia citizen, permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen. The Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 173 is a temporary visa where as Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143 is a permanent visa. From 1st July 2018, you can no longer apply to parent visa in person. You have to send the visa application the Perth Visa and Citizenship Office by post or courier.

Australia Contributory Parent Visa has two sub classes:

1) Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143

2)Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 173

1) Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143

The Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143 allows you to live and stay in Australia on the permanent basis  if your child is an Australian citizen, permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.

Requirements of this visa

  1. You should be sponsored by your child who is an Australian citizen, permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
  2. Applicant must meet the health and character requirements.
  3. You should be the holder of Subclass 173 visa.
  4. You should not have any outstanding debts from an Australian government.
  5. You must qualify the balance of family test i.e. your half of the children live in Australia or more children live in Australia than any other country.

Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143 processing time

Australia Contributory Parent Visa75% of applications processed in90% of applications processed in
Subclass 14349 months55months

Contributory Aged Parent Visa for Subclass 143 Cost

Australia Contributory Parent VisaBase applicant chargeAdditional applicant charge ( 18 years and above)Additional applicant charge (less than 18 years of age)
Subclass 143 Visa$3,770$1,270$640

Benefits of Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143

  1. You can live and stay in Australia on the permanent basis.
  2. You can work and study in Australia.
  3. You may sponsor your eligible family members for the  Australian permanent residency.
  4. You can apply for Australian Citizenship if you meet the eligibility requirements.
  5. You may get enrol in Medicare; it is an Australia’s scheme for healthcare related expenses
  6. Applicant can travel in and out of Australia for the period of five years.

Note : You can also apply for Parent Visa Subclass 103 which has less cost than Subclass 143 visa but in this case you might have to wait for 30 years for the process to be completed.

2)Temporary Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 173

The Australia Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 173 allows you to live and stay in Australia on the temporary basis if your child is Australian citizen, permanent citizen or an eligible New Zealand citizen. If you have the access of this visa and want to stay in Australia permanently then, you should apply for this visa.

Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 173 requirements

If you are willing to apply for this visa, you have to go through the below-given requirements:

    1. You should meet the health and character requirements.
    2. You have to meet the requirements of the balance-of-family-test i.e. half of your children are permanent residents in Australia.
    3. Applicant should qualify the balance of a family sheet.
    4. You should not have any outstanding debts from the Australian Government.
    5. Applicant must be sponsored by your child who is an Australian citizen, permanent citizen or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
    6. If your child is less than 18 years of age, then you can be sponsored by :

a)Your child’s partner, who is more than 18 years of age and is Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.

b)You can even be sponsored by the relative or guardian of your child.

c)By community organization.

Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 173 processing time

Australia Contributory Parent Visa75% of applications processed in90% of applications processed in
Subclass 173 VisaUnavailable due to less visa applicationsUnavailable due to less visa applications

173 visa costs

Australia Contributory Parent VisaBase applicant chargeAdditional applicant charge ( 18 years and above)Additional applicant charge (less than 18 years of age)
Subclass 173 Visa$2,540$1,270$640

 

 Benefits of Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 173

  1. You can live in Australia for the period of two years.
  2. You may work and study in Australia but Australian Government will not provide any funding or support.
  3. You may get enrol in Medicare; it is an Australia’s scheme for healthcare related expenses
  4. You can travel in and out of Australia till the time your visa is valid.
  5. You are eligible to apply for a permanent contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143.

 

For availing more information about Australia Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143 /173, call the official helpline +91-7042 184 185 /Email your queries on info@makevisas.com  or you can visit our Official website.

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