With the introduction of the Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and eligible New Zealand citizens are able to sponsor their parents for a temporary visa for up to five years. This visa will allow parents to visit their children and grandchildren in Australia, while ensuring the Australian public do not cover the additional costs of the parents such as health care. Parents will be able to apply for this visa twice in their life for a maximum of 10 years combined. The Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa has no pathway to permanent residency. Parents who wish to apply for Australian permanent residency need to go through alternative pathways.
The application will be a two-step process, namely:
To qualify as a sponsor for this visa:
To qualify as a visa applicant for this visa:
Our service packages are designed to give clients choice in terms of fees and the level of service. Our fees are fixed. However, they do not cover the visa application fees and other costs involved in submitting a visa application. We have outlined the fees that are most likely to be incurred in Australian Dollars. Fees quoted below are for the 870 visa. Fees can increase without notice, so the fees can vary at the time of application.
You should allow at least AU$6,000 – AU$11,000 for each applicant excluding our fees.
There are a range of different factor that determine how long it takes for the 870 visa to be granted. Estimated processing times are between 52 – 77 days. For current visa processing times please refer to the information on the Department of Home Affairs website at: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-processing-times/global-visa-processing-times#
Better Life Migration can assist you with the whole process from start to finish. This would include assessing if the sponsor and the visa applicant meet the eligibility requirements, preparing the sponsorship and visa applications, liaising with DHA and other authorities till the visa is granted.Purchase Services
We would like to say a big thank you to all of you at Better Life Migration. You made the whole process so easy for us and we couldn’t have done it without your help. A big thanks to Preeti for all that you done for us. We are very excited and look forward to moving to Oz soon.
Thank you so much for all your great work. We just received the visa grant notification and are beyond ecstatic. Many thanks again, have a great day,
Thank you again. I was dancing and cheering and jumping up and down the playground after I read your email this morning. Sarah looked at me in fascinated astonishment and laughed at me.