Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173)

ABOUT THIS VISA

The Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173) is a temporary visa that allows the parent of a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand Resident stay permanently in Australia. You can be in or outside Australia when you apply for this visa.

 

 

 

CONTRIBUTORY PARENT (TEMPORARY) VISA SUBCLASS 173

 

To be eligible for the Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173), you will need to:

  • Be sponsored by an eligible sponsor which is usually your child. If your child is under 18, you can be sponsored by an eligible relative or community organisation. This sponsorship must be approved by the Department.

  • Meet necessary health requirements.

  • Meet necessary character requirements.

  • Sign the Australian Values Statement.

  • Meet the Balance of Family Test

  • Have paid back all debts to the Australian government.

  • Not have had a previous visa cancelled or refused.

MORE ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORY PARENT (TEMPORARY) VISA (SUBCLASS 173)

The Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173) allows you to remain in Australia for up to 2 years. You can both work and study in Australia and following apply for the Contributory Parent Visa (Subclass 143).

WHAT THIS VISA LETS YOU DO

The Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173) is a temporary visa that allows you to stay in Australia for up to 2 years. You can both work and study in Australia.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE CONTRIBUTORY PARENT (TEMPORARY) VISA (SUBCLASS 173) & CONTRIBUTORY PARENT VISA (SUBCLASS 143) & OTHER PARENT VISAS

The main difference between the Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173) & Contributory Parent Visa (Subclass 143) is that the Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173) is a temporary visa that allows you to stay in Australia for up to 2 years while the Contributory Parent Visa (Subclass 143) is a permanent visa. This visa is very expensive to apply for.  All family members must be able to meet the health and character requirements and will incur additional costs. Please view the

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORY PARENT (TEMPORARY) VISA (SUBCLASS 173)

The current cost of the Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173) is currently $31,725AUD. Payment occurs in two separate installments, The first installment of the visa is made at the time of application. The second installment is paid when requested to do so by the Department. You can be in or outside Australia but NOT in immigration clearance when applying for this visa however you must be outside Australia when it is granted. There are additional charges for each family member that applies with you.  Other costs can include Police Checks, Health Checks, Biometrics etc. This visa is assessed in two stages. At stage one, the visa is checked for eligibility and it is either added to the queue for aged parent visas or it is refused. At stage 2, the visa is again assessed when a place becomes available. There is an additional assurance of support which is required payable at the time of decision.

WHO IS THIS VISA SUITABLE FOR

This visa is suitable for contributory parents of Australian citizens, Permanent Residents or eligible New Zealand Citizens that are sponsored and can afford this visa.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE CONTRIBUTORY PARENT (TEMPORARY) VISA (SUBCLASS 173)

 

The Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173) costs over $30,000 to apply for. To ensure that your application is to get your application done right first time and to avoid unnecessary delay, use a registered migration agent Mark Pelley - Principal Migration Agent for Visas To Australia. The Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173) requires substantial documentation to support claims made in the application. This process can be lengthy and confusing. Failure to correctly apply for the Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173) could result in a rejection from the Department of Home Affairs and having to reapply and to pay all costs again. Contact VISAS TO AUSTRALIA to help you apply for this visa.

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