Aged Parent Visa SC 804

Aged Parent Visa SC 804

The Aged Parent Visa SC 804 is a permanent visa for the aged parents of settled Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or an eligible New Zealand citizen letting them live in Australia indefinitely.

Eligibility

The applicant must be in Australia while applying for the visa and should not be in immigration clearance.

  • You must be the parent of an eligible Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.
  • You should be aged enough to receive the Australian aged pension.
  • You should not have a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa SC 870 while applying for this visa.
  • Must meet the health and character requirements.

 

Balance of Family Test

According to the Balance of Family test, applicants must prove that at least half of their children live in Australia as Permanent Residents or Australian citizens, or a majority of their children live in Australia that any other country.

Benefits

  • With the Aged Parent Visa SC 804, you can stay in Australia permanently.
  • You can sponsor eligible family members to live in Australia.
  • If you meet the eligibility criteria, you can apply for Australian citizenship.
  • You can study and work in Australia.
  • Enrol in Medicare- Australia’s public healthcare scheme. 

Travel

You can travel to and from Australia indefinitely for up to 5 years from the date the visa has been granted to you. This condition is only applicable as long as the travel facility on your visa remains valid. 

If you wish to travel after a period of 5 years,

  • You are required to apply for a RRV or Resident Return Visa so you are allowed to re-enter Australia as a Permanent Resident.
  • If you acquire Australian citizenship, you will not require a visa to enter Australia.