Contributory Parent Visa

(Subclass 143)

Contributory Parent Visas – Do you want to bring your parents to Australia? 

You will be able to get a permanent Contributory Parent (Temporary) visa (subclass 143) if you already hold a temporary  Contributory Parent (Temporary) visa (subclass 173) or: 

  • have a child who is an Australian citizen, or an Australian permanent resident, and who is  lawfully resident in Australia for about two years 
  • meet the balance-of-family test 
  • have an accepted Assurance of Support from your sponsor 
  • meet health and character requirements.  

Your Sponsor

You must be sponsored by an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident. Your sponsor needs to have been living lawfully in Australia for at least two years before you apply for this visa. For most applicants, your child or your child’s spouse or de facto partner will need to sponsor you. 

 If your child is younger than 18 years of age, you can be sponsored by: 

  • your child’s spouse, if the spouse has turned 18 and is a settled Australian citizen, or an Australian permanent resident, 
  • a relative or guardian of your child 
  • a relative or guardian of your child’s spouse, if the spouse has not turned 18 and is a settled Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand, citizen 
  • a community organisation. 

This is a general overview of Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 143 and more criteria is required. We encourage you to make an appointment with Putt Legal to discuss your particular circumstances. 

 

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