Why Us

Australian visa legislation and the visa application process is not only complex, but can change very rapidly. At Migration Expert, our migration consultants understand the nuances of Australian visa legislation and will save you hours of time by determining the best visa option for you.

The benefit of choosing Migration Expert is that you will have an experienced MARA registered consultant working with you from start to finish. Established in 2002, our skilled team has a deep understanding of Australian visa requirements and can navigate complex criteria for your individual circumstances. This culminates in a stress-free, streamlined process for you.

Migration Expert has provided countless people globally expert advice and support through the Australian visa application process. And we can help you too.

Migration Expert is not affiliated with the Australian Government and act independently in the interests of our clients.

Australian Parent Visa Information

Australian Parent Visa Information

How Do I Know If I Qualify for a Parent Visa to Australia?

By completing the Free Assessment you will a have better understanding of your eligibility to apply for a Parent Visa.

For a detailed assessment of your eligibility you may purchase one of our Migration Services. By doing this, a Registered Australian Migration Consultant will be assigned to your profile to provide you with more personalised service.

What are the Processing Times and Costs?

Our Fees
Managed Visa Application***
US$2999 Select
Guided Visa Application**
US$399 Select
Professional Consultation
US$99 Select
Government Fees and Processing Times
Application Fee Subclass 103: AU$3945
Subclass 143: AU$3855
Subclass 173: AU$2540

Note: Different fees apply for applicants currently in Australia on a Subclass 173 and seeking to lodge a new application under Subclass 143.
Partner Application Fee Subclass 103: AU$1975
Subclass 143/173: AU$1300
Dependents Application Fee Subclass 103:
18 years or older AU$1975
Under 18 years AU$1270

Subclass 143/173: 18 years or older AU$1300
Under 18 years AU$650
Second Instalment Varies depending on Parent Visa subclass
Parent Visa, Subclass 103: AU$2065 per person
Contributory Parent (Migrant) Visa, Subclass 143: AU$43,600per person
Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa, Subclass 173: AU$29,130 per person

Please note that the quoted processing time below does NOT include Subclass 103 which is a non-contributory category and therefore is subject to a longer waiting period of at least 10-15 years.
Processing Times 12 to 36 months

* All fees and processing times are obtained from government sources

*Please note that additional Assurance of Support Fees also apply

What Steps Should I Take to Apply for a Parent Visa?

1. Take the Parent Visa Eligibility Assessment

2. Complete the Australian Online Interview

3. Australian Visa Application Service