Parent Visas
(Onshore And Offshore)

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Parent Visa (Onshore And Offshore)

This visa 103 lets parents live temporarily / permanently in Australia if their child is an Australian citizen, permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen who is settled in Australia.


General eligibility criteria for 103 Visa
The applicant might be eligible to apply for a parent category visa if:
  • the applicant has been sponsored by their child who is an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen
  • the child has been living in Australia lawfully for at least 2 years before the applicant lodges the visa application
  • the applicant meets the Balance of family test criteria
  • the applicant meets health and character requirements.


Can an applicant apply for a visitor visa while waiting for outcome of permanent parent visa so that s/he can be with family in Australia during the visa processing period?
Yes, the applicant can apply for a Visitor visa. However, visitor visa is not designed for the purpose of remaining in Australia for extended periods to await a migration outcome. Therefore, the applicant must meet all requirements, including the genuine visitor criterion, for the visa to be granted.

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