The new application for Temporary Sponsored Parent visa applications are being accepted from 1 st July 2019. The new visa is linked to a sponsorship framework which will let an Australian citizen or a permanent resident to first be approved as sponsors. After they are accepted as sponsors, their parents will be able to apply for the visa which entitles them to stay in Australia for a continuous period of 3 or 5 years with opportunity for renewal.

The government have stated the total number for visa issue will be capped at 15,000 a year. This visa will provide the parents an opportunity to reunite with their children or grandchildren in Australia.

Some eligibility conditions for the visa are, a parent must be biological, adoptive parent, step-parent or parent in law of the sponsor, who must be an Australian Citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.

If you wish to bring your parents to Australia it is best to first seek advice from a Registered Migration Agent. Our Migration agents can help you with your documentation, Immigration fees and detail you on legal process involved in the application.

Need help? You can contact our Registered Migration Agents through our website.