Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa

Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa

From 17th April 2019, the Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa (TSPV) will become available. The TSPV is available to anyone that has children living in Australia and is an alternative to visitor visas which only allow short periods of stay.

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New five year sponsored parent visa Subclass 870

New five year sponsored parent visa Subclass 870

The Minister has announced that from 17 April 2019 applications to sponsor parents for either 3 years or 5 years under the new subclass 870 will be open. Visa applications will be open from 1 July 2019.

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Earning threshold increases making it tougher to sponsor parents

Earning threshold increases making it tougher to sponsor parents

The Department of Home Affairs is making it tougher for migrant families to sponsor certain relatives who want to come and take up residency here, by increasing the earning threshold. In 1982 the Australian Government introduced an 'Assurance of Support', which was a legal commitment by an Australian permanent resident or citizen to be a guarantor and to help a family member to obtain a visa to live here.

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