Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa – Sc 870
The Subclass 870 Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa allows parents of Australian citizens or permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizen to stay in Australia for a period of 3 or 5 years with the maximum cumulative stay of 10 years.
This visa does not have working rights and does not lead to permanent residency.
An annual quota of 15,000
Sc 870 visa is subject to a cap of 15 000 places per program year - if the cap is reached, no further visas will be granted until the next program year start on 1st July.
What are the details of the Temporary Parent visa (Sc 870)?
Holders of Sc 870 visa can:
- reunite with their children in Australia
- visit Australia for up to 3 or 5 years per visa
- apply for further Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visas to visit up to a maximum period of 10 years in Australia