Why Us

Established in 2002, Migration Expert is a private immigration company with a team of highly experienced MARA registered migration consultants who represent clients from across the globe wishing to apply for an Australian visa. Migration Expert provides fee-based services in addition to the official government charges to advise, assist and represent our clients through the often-complex visa application process. All decisions for granting of a visa remain with the Australian Government subject to lodging a valid application using the free forms available on the Government website and meeting the relevant criteria. 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$1999 Select
Guided Visa Application**
US$399 Select
Professional Consultation
US$99 Select
Government Fees and Processing Times
Application Fee Subclass 103: AU$3870
Subclass 143: AU$3695
Subclass 173: AU$2490

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$1935
Subclass 143/173: AU$1245
Dependents Application Fee Subclass 103:
18 years or older AAU$1935
Under 18 years AAU$970

Subclass 143/173: 18 years or older AAU$1245
Under 18 years AAU$625
Second Instalment Varies depending on Parent Visa subclass
Parent Visa, Subclass 103: A$2065 per person
Contributory Parent (Migrant) Visa, Subclass 143: A$43,600per person
Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa, Subclass 173: A$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 24 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