Parent Visa

    870 (Sponsored Parent) Visa is a temporary visa. With this Sponsored parent visa, you can reunite with your children. The initial time span to visit Australia for up to 3 or 5 years per visa. Also, you can re-apply for further Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visas to visit up to a maximum period of 10 years in Australia.


    • You can visit Australia for up to 3 or 5 years per visa.
    • You can apply for further visas to visit up to a maximum period in Australia of 10 years.
    • You cannot work in Australia.


    • You must have an approved Parent Sponsor before you can lodge an application for this visa.
    • You must apply online for this visa.
    • You must lodge your visa application within 6 months of the sponsorship approval, or 60 days if you are given Permission to Apply in Australia.

    What are the restrictions of having this visa?

    • This visa does not lead to permanent residence.
    • You cannot apply for a permanent or temporary parent visa when you have applied for or hold this visa.

    What are the conditions to stay longer in Australia?

    • You can stay for a cumulative maximum 10 year period.
    • You cannot stay in Australia longer by extending this visa. You must apply for another visa.
    • You must be outside Australia for at least 90 days before being eligible to be granted another Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa, unless you have Permission to Apply in Australia.
    • If you have held Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visas for the cumulative maximum 10 year period, you must either depart Australia or apply for another kind of visa that will allow you to remain in Australia. You will not be eligible for grant of a further Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa.

    Start your application and Book your free consultation to assess your eligibility for subclass 103 Parent visa.