A cap on the number of Contributory Parent visas for the year 2020/21 has been announced.
The cap affects contributory parent visas, parent visas and other family visas.
A maximum of 3,600 Contributory Parent visas may be granted in the financial year from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.… Read the rest
Parent Visa Applications in Pipeline at 30 September 2020.
These are the numbers of applicants waiting for visa processing for the specified Parent visa subclass, as at 30th September 2020.
- 39,601 subclass 103 Parent
- 41 subclass 113 Aged Parent
- 53,444 subclass 143 Contributory Parent (Migrant)
- 2,884 subclass 173 Contributory Parent
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Family Stream Visa Grants from Offshore Applications.
In 2019-20 the number of offshore applications granted in the Family Stream totals continued to become an even smaller percentage of total Family Stream visa grants, with just 18,446 of the total of 41,961 Family Stream visa grants going to Offshore Applications.
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Parent Visa Grants and Refusals 2014-15 to 2019.
A Freedom of Information request, released in January 2020, has shown that the numbers of Partner Visa grants has been reducing over the years between 2014 and 2019.
The grant numbers have dropped from an average of about 800 per month, down … Read the rest
Queues for Parent Visas reach 50,000.
In April 2019, immigration officials revealed that there were nearly 50,000 people on the waitlist for some Parent visas.
Waiting times for some Parent visas had also reached 56 years.
As at July 2019, immigration released information showing that final processing had begun for … Read the rest
Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa subclass 870.
The Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa subclass 870 came into effect on 1st July 2019.
You MUST have an approved Parent Sponsor before you can lodge an application for this visa. Applications to be a Sponsor became available on 17 April 2019.
Sponsored Parent (Temporary)
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Sponsorship Application Fee for subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa.
Applications to sponsor a parent for a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa will be open from 17 April 2019.
The sponsorship application fee is $420.
Once a sponsorship application has been approved, a sponsored parent will be able to apply for … Read the rest
Approval of Sponsor BEFORE Parent Visa Application.
Sponsor Approval, BEFORE visa application, for the new Parent (Temporary) visa will be implemented from 17th April 2019, but this will not yet be implemented for Partner Visas.
Five year subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa.
Once a sponsorship application has been approved, … Read the rest
Parent Visa Grant and Refusal rate 2014/2015 to 2016/2017.
Parent Visa Grant and Refusal rate 2016/2017.
In 2016-17 there were 19,534 Parent Visas lodged.
In 2016-17, there were 571 Parent Visas refused.
2.92% of that years lodgments.
Parent Visa Grant and Refusal rate 2015/2016.
In 2015-16 there were 16,131 Parent … Read the rest
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 … Read the rest