This visa is for you if you are a parent of a child (natural, adopted or step child) who is a settled Australian citizen, settled permanent resident or settled eligible New Zealand citizen and:
- at least half of your children are permanently resident in Australia, or
- you have more children living permanently in Australia than in any other country. Therefor the Balance of Family Test applies.
Your spouse and other family members may be included in your application if they meet certain requirements. This visa generally costs more but is processed quicker.
**** Please note: Commencement of the 3 or 5 year subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa from 17 April 2019, allowing up to a maximum of 10 years. No Balance of Family Test requirement for this visa. Click here for a summary of this visa. This information is subject to the introduction of the supporting regulations.
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