Receive the most comprehensive Australian visa support using our experienced Australian OMARA Registered Migration Agents to represent you through the Australian visa application process. National Visas is a private immigration company and is not affiliated with the Australian government and charges professional fees to provide its services in addition to the official government application fees and free forms available on the government site.

Parent Visas − Visa Requirements − Contributory Parent

This visa type is suitable for any person either inside or outside Australia who have children in Australia who are Australian citizens or Permanent Residents and are willing to contribute an extra application fee to cover possible health costs.


The applicant must be willing to contribute an extra application fee of approximately:

  • AU$43,600


The applicant must meet the Balance of Family Test.

  • At least half of the applicant's children settled in Australia.
OR
  • The applicant has more children settled in Australia that any single overseas country.


All children (including step children and adopted children) will be included in the Balance of Family Test.

The applicant can be sponsored by a settled child, child's spouse or guardian.

There is a mandatory assurance of support bond and health charge to be paid.

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  • Premier Service − Contributory Parent 143

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    - United Kingdom

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