Parent visa (subclass 103) Parent visa (subclass 103)

Parent visa (subclass 103) offers

Live & work freely in Australia

You have the freedom to live and work anywhere in Australia without restrictions.

Indefinite residency

Your 5-year visa can be renewed an unlimited number of times.

Family support

Sponsorship is available for eligible family members.

Medicare benefits

Eligible for comprehensive health coverage through Medicare.

Homeownership assistance

Eligible for a $10,000 first home owners grant.

Higher education funding

Access financial aid through Higher Education Loans Program (HELP).

A clear path to citizenship

After 4 years of residency, you can become an Australian citizen.

Citizenship for children

Children of permanent residents are automatically citizens.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Parent visa (subclass 103), you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must not hold or have applied for a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (subclass 870) visa
  • You must be sponsored by an eligible sponsor, usually your eligible child or a community organisation if your child is under 18 years old
  • You must meet the balance-of-family test, which means at least half of your children and step-children must be eligible children or that there are more eligible children living in Australia than in any other single country
  • You must have assurance of support, which assures that you will not rely on government assistance after you enter Australia on this visa
  • You must meet the health and character requirements
  • You must have paid back any debt owed to the Australian government
  • You must not have had a visa cancelled or a previous application refused in Australia
  • You must sign the Australian values statement
  • You must have adequate health insurance if you are not applying for this visa as a retiree
  • You must not apply for this visa if it is not in the best interests of an applicant under 18 years old

Application Process

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