Parent Visa (subclass 884).
The Parent Visa (subclass 884) lets parents of a settled Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen live in Australia temporarily, for up to Two years.
Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) visa (subclass 884).
This visa lets parents of a settled Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen live in Australia temporarily.
If you are granted this visa and want to stay in Australia permanently, you can then apply for a Contributory Aged Parent visa (subclass 864).
Applying for this temporary subclass 884 visa before the permanent subclass 864 visa lets you spread the costs of your migration over a number of years.
To be eligible for the subclass 884 visa, you must have a child who is an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen, and be old enough to receive the Australian aged pension (even though you will not receive a pension), and have at least half of your children living in Australia, or more of your children living in Australia than any one other country, and be in Australia when you apply for this visa and when we make our decision.
Applicants must meet health and character requirements.
Subclass 884 – Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) visa
For parents of a settled Australian citizen, a permanent resident of Australia, or an eligible New Zealand citizen who want to stay temporarily.
Stay: 2 years
Cost: From AUD32,985 (Nov 2018)
Processing Time: Processing times are not available for this visa.
You can temporarily live in Australia if you have children who are settled Australian citizens, permanent residents, or are an eligible New Zealand citizen
You must be sponsored by your child
You must be at least the same age as the recognised Retirement age in Australia.
Some Visa Applicants might find an Experienced Australian Migration Agent of great assistance.