This is a permanent residence visa allows parents to live in Australia indefinitely. Family balance test must be satisfied to apply this visa. The family balance test is the key criterion in parent visa application. Later, you can apply for Australian citizenship if you wish to.
If you are holder of Contributory Parent (Temporary) (subclass 173) visa
you can apply this visa to stay permanently in Australia. By applying Subclass 173 visa and then Subclass 143 visa, you can spread the visa application costs in 2 instalments.
Some criteria including but not limited to, can be described as below.
When you will be granted this visa, you can:
Please note: Many visa categories have requirements of capping and queuing of visas granted by Immigration Department of Australia each year. This means that Immigration issues certain numbers of visas each year and limits the number by legal ways. Other applications remain in queue and process in the next year. This generates long waiting queue which may affect your desires.
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Are you a relative of an Australian citizen or permanent resident and looking for information about migration in one of the following categories?
‘Capping and Queueing’ is a process implemented by the immigration department of Australia for granting some of family category visas e.g. parent visa. Immigration department determines certain number of visas for each financial year for some visa and after reaching that number of visa grant, other pending applications are queued to be processed next year.
You may apply partner visa now if you satisfy all other criteria. Marriage is just one of the criteria need to be satisfied.
You may or you may not. There are many other circumstances and criteria need to be considered. Each case requires case-to-case advise.
Sponsorship is mandatory for ‘Parents Visa’ application; hence it does not create any specific additional advantage. Balance of Family test is also compulsory to be satisfied.