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  1. Visas and immigration
    My siblings applied for the 143 contributory parent visa having me as an dependant. At the time of application i was 21. We were told that the waiting time was 2 years so i would be eligible as a dependant at the time of visa decision. However, the waiting time is increasingly longer and...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi. I'm looking at getting a Contributory Parent Visa for my parents. They meet the balance of family test because I'm an only child and I'm sure they would meet the character requirements as well - based on the fact that they have no criminal records. The only thing that concerns me is the...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Sorry if this is a bit long. Applied for a 173 Parent Visa for me and my wife back in June 2015 through an agent. In the middle of this March we were told to get medicals and police checks which I thought was the next step to obtaining a visa? Police checks were fine and went for medicals on...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hello Forum, I need your help in knowing few queries relating to my parents visitor visa. My parents have 3 years visitors visa(sub class 600) expiring in march 2020. I am an Australian citizen. As per this visa, my parents are supposed to stay in Australia for max 12 months in 18 months...
  5. Visas and immigration
    CONTRIBUTORY PARENT VISA Like many, I fail the Balance of Family Test and find myself in a pickle. My siblings are grown up, settled and have lives of their own. No chance of moving here. Having worked hard to gain Residency, I now operate a Company, pay a good chunk in tax and have private...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hello great people, Just to give you some background: Currently my parents are waiting for their 143 visa (contributory parent visa) application to be processed (since July 2015). They currently also have a multiple entry visitor visa 600 which will be expired in October 2017 so only few...
  7. Immigration Timelines
    Hi, According to the queue status for 143 Contributory Parent visas, the queue has not moved at all in February: they were processing applications up to 19 August 2014 on 1 Februrary; and now (14 February) it still is the same. The queue used to slow down at lot (e.g. in May-June 2016), but...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hi Everyone, I'm new to the forum and I hope i can get some assistance from you. I have a friend who's recently divorced in Australia and returned to Sri Lanka. She was previously on a Partner provisional visa and once they decided to end the relationship she returned back to her parents...
  9. Visas and immigration
    Hi. I am new here. My name is Tri. I am applying for my mother to migrate to Sydney from Vietnam under Contributory Parent Visa (143). My brother is 22 years (born April 1994) of age and will be migrating with her as a dependent child. He is still not married, unemployed, no income and at...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, I hope someone can clarify this. Thanks in advance.:) Recently I heard a few people saying it is no longer allowed (or you won't be granted) to apply for one parent to migrate to Australia under the Parent Visa/Contributory Parent Visa. It also says if only one parent is intended to...
  11. Visas and immigration
    I am an australian citizen in a position to sponsor my widowed mother (66 yrs) under the contributory aged parent criteria. however i have read the parent migration booklet and my mother fails the balance of family test as I have 2 sisters living overseas (we are 3 siblings in total as my mother...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, I am a permanent resident in Oz and I'm about to sponsor my parents to come and stay in Australia with me on visa 143 (PR), which costs 40k/ adult. There are some questions that I want to clear before they apply, would really appreciate you help :) My parents have a wholesale...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone. I am helping my brother in law, who is overseas, to fill out form 80. He has a doubt about question 23 - "Do you have a partner?" He has been separated for years but is not legally divorced. Should he answer yes or no? He has applied for Visa 173 Contributory Parent temporary and...
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I'm planning to apply for contributory parent visa for my father. I came to Australia as a skill migrant in Feb-2011 and currently I'm working full time in my related field. I want to take my single parent to Australia under contributory parent visa. I wonder how to prove that I'm a settle...
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