Contributory Parent Visas Options
To apply for subclass 173, you need to be sponsored by an eligible child who is a settled Australian citizen, Australian Permanent resident, or Eligible New Zealand citizen. You should have not applied for or hold a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 870) visa at the time of application.
Contributory Parent visa (subclass 143)
As a holder of this subclass Parent Visa in Australia, you will have the right to stay in Australia & also be eligible to enrol in Australia’s public health care scheme, Medicare, and sponsor your family members to come to Australia.
Parent visa (subclass 103)
With subclass 103, parents can become permanent citizens as well. They must also meet all applicable visa conditions and follow Australian law, which includes not having already applied for or hold a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 870) visa at the time of application.
Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) visa (subclass 884)
The Aged Parent Visa allows eligible applicants to live in Australia for up to 2 years. It is important to note that you cannot have already applied for or hold a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 870) visa when applying for this visa.
Contributory Aged Parent visa (subclass 864)
Again a permanent Visa, in case of this one, you can stay in Australia as a permanent resident , work and study in Australia as well as enrol in Australia’s public health care scheme.
Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa (subclass 870)
The Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 870) in Australia allows applicants to visit the country for up to 3 or 5 years per visa, depending on the individual circumstances. It is also possible to apply for further visas to extend the maximum period of stay in Australia to 10 years.