Subclass 864-Aged Contributory Parent Visa
Visa Class:
Date of Modification: 8 May 2022
Visa Category: family_visa
Visa Subclass: 864
Base Application Fee: 4225
Stream: Not Applicable

Visa Introduction

With this visa you can
  • stay in Australia as a permanent resident
  • work and study in Australia
  • enrol in Australia's public health care scheme, Medicare


The visa applicant  must:
  • have an eligible child who is a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen
    be old enough to receive the age pension in Australia
  • not have already applied for or hold a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) (Subclass 870) visa when applying for this visa

Note: A temporary concession to allow visas to be granted to applicants outside Australia is available to eligible Parent visa applicants from 24 March 2021.

Sponsorship requirements

Visa Application Checklist

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