Visitor Visa for Parents of Australian Residents and Citizens
The Department of Home Affairs has announced that from 1 November 2021, fully vaccinated immediate family members of Australian citizens and permanent residents allow to enter Australiawith modified or no quarantine requirements.
Immediate family members with an exemption will need to meet the requirements set out in the
preparing to travel to Australia from overseasif provided with:
a valid visa
an approved exemption
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approved vaccination certificate(NAATI translated if the certificate is not issued in English)
Also, you will be asked to provide with:
Colour copy of passport of the person’s willing to travel to Australia
Colour copy of the passport of the applicant’s son/daughter (in-law)
Birth Certificate of their son/daughter (make sure to provide us with the version showing parents name and surname)
A Visa Grant to show that the son/daughter (in-law) is a Permanent Resident of Australia. If Citizen, copy of his/her Australian passport
Vaccination certificates for any people intending to travel to Australia Flight tickets (if purchased already)
Based on the nationality of the applicant, parents can apply for one of the following three short-term visas.
Visitor Visa (subclass 600)
Length of stay: Up to 12 months
Processing time: Eight to 20 months.
Citizens of all countries (including the ones mentioned above) can apply for this visa.
eVisitor Visa (Subclass 651)
Length of stay: Up to three months.
Processing time: Between 31 days and four months
Fee: No fee
Citizens of the following European countries can apply for this visa: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Republic of San Marino, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Vatican City.
Electronic Travel Authority (Subclass 601)
Length of stay: Up to three months
Processing time: Unconfirmed
Citizens of the following countries can apply for the Electronic Travel Authority (ETA): Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong (SAR of China), Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and the United States.