Contributory Parent (Temporary) visa – Australia Visa: How to apply and obtain, Procedure, Documents required?

What is Contributory Parent (Temporary) visa – Australia Visa?

A parent of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or qualified New Zealand citizen may enter Australia for a period of three or five years with this temporary visa.


  • You can reunite with children
  • visiting Australia for up to 3 or 5 years per visa
  • and reapply for additional Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visas to visit Australia for up to 10 years.
  • While you have this visa, you are not allowed to work in Australia.


  • You should be the Parent Sponsor’s biological, legal (including adoptive), step-parent, or parent-in-law; and be at least 18 years old.
  • To apply for this visa, you must have a parent sponsor who has been authorized.
  • You must have fulfilled all prior visa requirements.
  • You must be in good physical condition.
  • You must adhere to the Character requirement.
  • While you are in Australia, you must have or have access to enough money to maintain yourself.
  • To cover any unplanned medical treatment you might require while you are in Australia, you must obtain and keep suitable arrangements for health insurance from an Australian health insurance provider.
  • If you owe money to the Australian Government or the public health system, you must have already paid it back or have plans in place to do so.

Documents Required

  • Please include the pages of your existing passport that display your picture, contact information, and the issue and expiration dates.
  • If we approve your parent’s sponsorship, we will inform them that you have permission to apply for a visa in Australia (but not immigration clearance).
  • If you have spent a total of 12 months or more in Australia in the past ten years since turning 16, present an Australian police certificate.
  • Scan or photograph all documents (English and non-English) in color.

Procedure to apply

what is the processing time?

  • 25% of applications: 64 Days
  • 50% of applications: 78 Days
  • 75% of applications: 3 Months
  • 90% of applications: 5 Months

What is the cost?

  • AUD5,090 for a visa of up to 3 years; or
  • AUD10,180 for a visa of up to 5 years.

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