The Parent visa (subclass 103) allows parents of Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to move and live permanently in Australia with their children.Â To apply under this visa category, you must be sponsored by your child. The sponsor needs to have lived lawfully in Australia for the two years immediately before the application is lodged.
You might be able to attain the Parent visa (subclass 103) if you:
Balance of family test
The balance-of-family test is used measures your (applicant) ties to Australia. It is important to meet this requirements to be granted the Parent visa (subclass 103), and it cannot be waived even in compelling or exceptional circumstances. You can meet the balance of family test, if either:
Eligibility for sponsor
Your sponsor must meet the following requirements in order to sponsor their parent under the Parent visa (subclass 103). Your sponsor must:
Note: Your child or your child’s spouse or de facto partner can also sponsor you.
If your child is less than 18 years of age, you can be sponsored by: