Australian Education and Migration Services

Parent Migration

Aged Parent visa (subclass 804)

The Australian Aged Parent visa allows older parents who are already on temporary visas to live in Australia permanently if their child is an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen who is settled in Australia.

There is currently a long queue in processing this particular visa where waiting times of up to 13 years before this visa is approved. Eligible aged parents may want to apply for the Contributory Aged Parent visa, however that visa will incur a larger application fee and an Assurance of Support bond will be required under this stream.


You must have a child who is either:

If your child is not over 18 years of age, you may also be sponsored by:


DOB: before 30 June 1944
Minimum age: 63 years
DOB: 1 July 1944 – 31 December 1945
Minimum age: 63.5 years
DOB: 1 January 1946 – 30 June 1947
Minimum age: 64 years
DOB: 1 July 1947 – 31 December 1948
Minimum age: 64.5 years
DOB: 1 January 1949 and later
Minimum age: 65 years

Aged parents will also need to satisfy the ‘balance of family’ test which requires that:

You must also have a commitment by a person or organisation prepared to provide you with an Assurance of Support (AoS).

Assurance of Support is a legal commitment to provide you with financial support so that you do not have to rely on social security payments.

You can have up to three (3) people who can provide an assurance of support for you.

You must also meet certain health and character requirements.

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