• Reunite with children 
  • Visit Australia for up to consecutive 3 or 5 years per visa
  • Re-apply for further Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visas to visit up to a maximum period of 10 years in Australia
  • Must have an approved Parent Sponsor to apply for this visa.
  • Have met any previous visa obligations.
  • Meet the health and character requirement.
  • Have a genuine intention to stay in Australia temporarily.
  • Have and maintain adequate arrangements for health insurance from an Australian Health Insurance provider to cover any unforeseen medical treatment you might need while you are in Australia.
  • Have enough money to support yourself while you are in Australia and no debt to the Australian government.
  • The sponsor must be over 18 years of age.
  • Is the child of the prospective visa applicant (or the child’s spouse or de facto partner).
  • The sponsor must be an Australian permanent resident, Australian citizen or eligible New Zealand citizen who has lived and resided in Australia for at least 4 years
  • Each family can only sponsor 2 parents at any one time
  • Pass the family income threshold test – $83,454.80
  • Meet the character requirement.

  • Agree to comply with sponsorship obligations.

  • Have no debt to the Australian government.

Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa 870 Fee
Base application charge
second instalment for up to 3 years (payable before grant of visa)
second instalment for up to 5 years (payable before grant of visa)