Aged dependent relative visa (subclass 114 and 838) lets an older relative of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen live in Australia permanently, if they are dependent on them financially and meet the age requirements.
Aged dependent relative visa (Subclass 114) is an offshore visa which requires the applicant/s to be outside of Australia when lodging an application and when the visa is granted.
Aged dependent relative visa (Subclass 838 visa) is an onshore visa which requires the applicant/s to be in Australia when lodging an application and when the visa is granted.
Being an aged dependent relative visa holder (subclass 114 and 838), you can:
For Visa Applicants
Being a sponsor, when your relative and the accompanying family members arrive in Australia on this visa, you must take responsibility of their:
If you have also been responsible for assurance of support, you must support your relative and their family for two years by:
Being an aged dependent relative, you must have a proof that demonstrate your dependency on your relative in Australia for basic needs like food, shelter and clothing or the proof of your disability that prevents you from working. You must demonstrate that you have been receiving this support for at least 3 years before the application is lodged.
You must be old enough to get eligible for an aged pension under the Social Security Act 1991.
You can include your child/step child in your visa application.
You and all the members of the family unit in the visa application must have:
You and all the dependent family members must have signed an Australian Values Statement to assure that you’ll respect the Australian lifestyle and obey Australian laws.