Aged Dependent Relative Visa (Subclass 838) - Onshore

Aged Dependent Relative (a) (Subclass 114) – Off Shore Application
                                            (b) (Subclass 838) – Onshore Application

The Aged Dependent Relative (Subclass 114 or Subclass 838)  is a permanent visa that lets a single older person, who relies on a relative living in Australia for financial support, move to Australia permanently.

With this visa

Successful applicants will be entitled to stay in Australia as a permanent resident, and if eligible, they may be able to apply for Australian Citizenship. They can sponsor eligible family members to come to Australia.

General eligibility criteria

To be eligible applicants must;

  • Have an eligible sponsor – this is usually a suitable relative or relative’s partner.
  • Applicants may be inside or outside of Australia to apply
  • The Department of Home Affairs must approve a sponsor
  • Applicant must meet the balance-of-family test
  • Applicant must meet Australian health and character requirements

The above list is not intended to be exhaustive, and further eligibility requirements do apply. For more information or to see if you qualify, please inquire with one of our qualified and experienced Migration Consultants. The contents on this website should be read in conjunction with our Website Disclaimer.