SUBclass 870

Sponsored parent (Temporary) Visa

what is the sponsored parent (temporary) visa?

Known as the Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa, the Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa is intended for parents to come into Australia and reunite with their children in Australia. The Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa is granted for a period of 3 to 5 years which allows its holder to stay in Australia for this period without having to leave during the validity of the visa. This is a temporary residency visa.

Why apply for subclass 870?

longer stay period

A visitor visa is usually granted for only up to 12 months with a stay period of 3 months each time. The Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa has a longer stay period of 3 to 5 years depending on the validity of the visa and the holder will not be required to leave.

BOFT not required

Usually the balance of family test (BOFT) has to be applied for parent visas. This requires half of their children to be permanent residents or citizens of Australia. The Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa does not require this.

multiple entries allowed

Holder of the Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa will be allowed multiple entries into Australia and is allowed to stay in Australia for 10 years cummulatively.

APPLICATION PROCESS

1

approval as parent sponsor

In order to become a approved parent sponsor, you must fulfill the following:

  • Be an Australian permanent resident or citizen
  • You and your partner must have a combined taxable income of at least AUD$83,454.80 for the most recent financial year
  • Must meet character requirements
  • Agree to provide parent(s) with financial support and accommodation while they are in Australia
  • Your partner must not be a parent sponsor

 

2

VISA APPLICATION

haracteraThe main applicant must meet the following conditions and requirements: 

  • Be sponsored by a approved parent sponsor
  • Apply outside of Australia
  • Provide evidence of access to funds
  • Provide evidence of health insurance
  • Satisfies health, character and national security assessments

 

What benefits are you entitled?

Successful applicants and holders of Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa will enjoy the following privileges and benefits:

travel rights

Holders of the Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa has the right to travel in and out of Australia without restrictions within the validity of the visa.

staying rights

Holders of the Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa will be also able to stay in Australia throughout the entire duration of the grant – which is 3 to 5 years.

We simplify the process for you. 

At Think Visa, we believe that family comes first, and we should always stick together and provide support and love to each other. That being said, if you want to bring your parents to Australia, we are the best option for you. We are dedicated in planning out the best pathway depending on your circumstances and thus prepare the best possible application to make this a reality. This is the reason why we put in our 100% to make sure you can be loved one. Always.

 

Contact Us

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