Contributory Parent 143 Visa
The Contributory Parent 143 Visa lets the parents of a settled Australian citizen, a permanent resident of Australia, or an eligible New Zealand citizen live in Australia permanently for five years.
Contributory Parent 143 Visa Eligibility
In order to be eligible for the 143 Visa, the parent must have;
- a child who is 18 or older and is either an Australian citizen, a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen who meets the requirements
- at least half of your children and those of your partner live in Australia, or more of your children live there than in any other country.
You can include the following family members in your application;
- Your partner
- Your or your partner’s child or step-child.
When you are granted a 143 visa, you can;
- stay in Australia indefinitely
- work and study in Australia
- enroll in Medicare, Australia’s scheme for health-related care and expenses
- sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
- travel to and from Australia for five years
If the visa is granted, the following requirements must be met:
Applicant and family members
As a permanent resident of Australia, you, your spouse, and any family members who depend on you must follow all of the country’s laws.
Your sponsor must continue to help you, your spouse, and any other family members who depend on you get settled in Australia.
- Financial assistance
During the first two years of living in Australia, the sponsor must keep the promise.
If you get this visa, you will have to wait a while before you can get the most money from social security.
Most social security payments have waiting periods of two years, while age pension payments have waiting periods of ten years.
Free Online Visa Assessment
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