SERVICES | FAMILY MIGRATION
This visa is for people to stay in Australia with their partner, who must be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.
The applicant must be in a genuine and continuing marriage and/or de facto relationship with his/her sponsor. If you apply for this visa based on de facto relationship, you must have been in this relationship for at least 12 months. If you apply for this visa based on prospective marriage (in other words as a fiancé of your sponsor), you must be outside Australia when you are applying for this visa. You must also be engaged with your sponsor and will enter into marriage soon.
If you are outside Australia, you may eligible to apply for parent migration under two types of visas: Parent (Migrant) Visa (subclass 103) and Contributory Parent (Migrant) Visa. Parent (Migrant) Visa (subclass 103) has a waiting period of around 25 years. The applicant of Contributory Parent (Migrant) Visa is required to pay the Australian government relevant fees to support themselves for future medical expenses. The Contributory Parent (Migrant) visa can be divided into two types: Contributory Parent (Migrant) Visa (subclass 143) and Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (subclass 173).
The applicant of subclass 143 visa is required to pay for the contributory fees in one installment while the applicant of subclass 173 visa can pay for the contributory amount in separate installments within two years. After paying all the contributory fees, the applicant will be granted with a permanent visa. The contributory amount increases each year.
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