Contributory Aged Parent Temporary Visa (Subclass 884)

The Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884) is a visa that allows a permanent resident of Australia or the parents of an established Australian citizen to reside temporarily in Australia. The Subclass 884 visa is a two-year temporary visa that permits the applicant to live in Australia. The visa period begins when the visa is obtained. During this time, the individual might engage in a full-time course to pursue higher education at their own expense. The visa also enables the holder to work in Australia for a period of two years.

When you intend to stay in Australia for an extended period of time, you may apply for a permanent visa using this one. 

You cannot apply for a new temporary visa or extend an existing one if you have a Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884). You can bring your family along, but you have to mention this on the application.

Eligibility Requirements to Apply for Subclass 884

The application for a Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884) should be error-free and include all the necessary supporting documentation. The following is a list of important Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884) requirements:

  • To be eligible for an Australian Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884), the applicant must remain eligible.
  • Contributory Aged Parent Visa 884 applicants must be at least 65 years old.
  • It is necessary to pass the family test to show that at least one of your children should remain in Australia.
  • Both the character and health requirements must be met by the applicant and their child.
  • If there are any debts to be paid, you should be paying it off.
  • Existing Australian residents should never have their visas canceled or rejected, to be eligible to apply for this visa.

Documents Checklists Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884

The following documents must be present when you apply for a Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884):

  • Your passport
  • Your birth certificate
  • Identification document issued by the government
  • Birth certificates for every member of the family included on the application.
  • Form 40, Sponsorship for Migration to Australia
  • Form 47PA
  • All of your children’s birth certificates, including those who do not reside in Australia.

Checklist for Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884)

You may acquire information on how to manage the process to get the visa without any issues from the Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884) Checklist.

  • Before Applying: Look over your passport to see if you require assistance with obtaining an 884 visa. If so, ask someone acting in your place for assistance.

  • When Applying: Always keep in mind that you should be in Australia when applying for Contributory Aged Parent Visa 884 rather than in immigration clearance.

  • After Applying: The responsible authorities will let you know when they have received your application and supporting documents. However, you should confirm if any further information is required or not.

How to Apply for Visa Subclass 884?

The application process for Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884) is as follows:

  • Collect all the application’s necessary supporting documentation.
  • You should then apply for a Tourist Visa (Subclass 600).
  • Once in Australia, you then submit your application and pay the first installment of the visa cost (about AUD 4,100) to the Parent Visa Center.
  • As your application is being processed, you will be given a Bridging Visa that will enable you to reside in Australia with your child.
  • Wait for your visa application to be processed by the DHA. It could take two years to complete.
  • Then, you need to pay the second installment of the visa cost.
  • At last, your application for the Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884) will be sent for final processing.

Processing Time for Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884)

The Contributory Aged Parent Visa (Subclass 884) does not have a particular processing time. First come, first serve is the standard procedure. If the information and documents are not correctly provided, it can take longer. If the form is not correctly completed, you do not include all the essential documents, or if extra information is needed for the purpose of verification, the Visa Subclass 884 Checklist may take longer to complete. If the necessary information is not provided, verification for the 884 Visa is not possible. Family migration permits are in high demand, thus it takes longer to grant them. 

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