Aged Parent Visa

Aged Parent Visa (subclass 804)

The Subclass 804 aged parent visa allows older parents to move to Australia

The Subclass 804 aged parent visa allows older parents to move to Australia if more of their children live in Australia than any other country.

Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 804) holders can:
• Live in Australia as a permanent resident
• sponsor eligible relatives to come to Australia
• Get access to Medicare
• apply for Australian citizenship (if eligible)

Applying for an Aged Parent (Subclass 804) Visa
To be eligible to apply for an aged parent Subclass 804 visa, you must meet the below criteria

• be sponsored by your child or a relative
• be old enough to receive the age pension in Australia

Including family members
You may be able to include immediate family in your application when you apply.

Family members who are being included in the application must meet the health and character requirements. Family members who are not coming to Australia may also have to meet the health and character requirements.

Applying for an Aged Parent (Subclass 804) Visa

To be eligible to apply for an aged parent Subclass 804 visa, you must meet the below criteria

• be sponsored by your child or a relative
• be old enough to receive the age pension in Australia

Usually your child or relative who sponsors you must be:

• 18 years old or older
• A settled Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen

BALANCE OF FAMILY TEST
At least half of your children live permanently in Australia, or
More of your children live permanently in Australia than in any other country

AGE
You must be old enough to receive the age pension in Australia

 

Period within which a person was born Pension age Date pension age changes
From 1 July 1952 to 31 December 1953 65 years and 6 months 1 July 2017
From 1 January 1954 to 30 June 1955 66 years 1 July 2019
From 1 July 1955 to 31 December 1956 66 years and 6 months 1 July 2021
From 1 January 1957 onwards 67 years 1 July 2023

The processing times for this visa are not specified.

Processing will take a number of years

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