Subclass 884 Contributory Aged Parent Temporary Visa

What is a Contributory Aged Parent Subclass 884 Temporary Visa?

The subclass 884 Contributory Aged Parent temporary visa lets older parents live in Australia for up to two years if they are the parents of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen who is settled in Australia.

The Contributory Aged Parent Temporary visa allows parents to spread the costs of Contributory Aged Parent permanent migration over a number of years.

This visa is temporary and cannot be extended or renewed. After arriving in Australia, visa holders have two years to apply for a Contributory Aged Parent subclass 864 permanent visa.

Applicants must be sponsored by a child or spouse of one of their children.

The applicant’s sponsor needs to be settled in Australia which means they must have lived lawfully in Australia for the two years before the application is lodged.

Applicants can be inside or outside Australia when they apply for the visa and when the visa is granted.

Applicants who are in Australia when they apply for the visa are entitled to a bridging visa.

Criteria to be met for a subclass 884 Contributory Aged Parent temporary visa

Applicants for a subclass 884 Contributory Aged Parent temporary visa:

  • must have a child who is:
    • an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen (An eligible New Zealand citizen is a New Zealand citizen who was living in Australia on 26 February 2001 or for at least one year in the two years immediately before 26 February 2001), and,
      • who is lawfully resident in Australia for at least two years (A shorter period may be considered in exceptional circumstances)
  • must have a sponsor who will give a written undertaking to provide support for the applicant and their dependant relatives for their first two years of residency in Australia. This is usually the applicant’s child or a spouse of a child.
  • must meet the balance-of-family test Applicant’s  meet the balance of family test if (a) at last half of the applicant’s children live as permanent residents in Australia or (b) more of the applicant’s children live as permanent residents in Australia than in any other country.
  • must meet health and character requirements.must meet the age requirements.
  • must meet the age requirements

What are the Age Requirements?

Men must be older than 65 years of age to apply for this visa.

The age requirement for women varies, depending on when you were born.

If the applicant was born:

  • before 30 June 1947, applicants can apply at the age of 64
  • between 1 July 1947 and 31 December 1948, applicants can apply when they are 64.5 years of age
  • after 1 January 1949, applicants can apply when they turn 65.

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