Family Visa


Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) Visa Subclass 884

This temporary visa allows the aged parent of a settled Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to stay temporarily in Australia.

Visa type



  • For applicants: Be sponsored by an Australian citizen or Australian Permanent resident or Eligible New Zealand citizen who is settled in Australia and is more than 18 years old
  • For applicants: be old enough to receive the age pension in Australia
  • Meet the balance-of-family test (at least half of your children and step-children are eligible children OR there are more eligible children living in Australia than in any other single country)
  • The visa you currently hold must not have a no further stay condition on it
  • Meet the health requirement
  • For sponsors: be a suitable sponsor (see ‘suitable sponsor’ below)
  • Be in the best interests of any applicants under 18
  • Sign the Australian Values Statement


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