Subclass 116 – Carer Visa
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Do you want to get some medical treatment from Australia? This visa allows people to come to Australia or stay longer in Australia to:
The applicant can apply for this visa both from inside or outside of Australia. Visa is usually granted for up to 3 months if applied from outside Australia. And visa is granted for up to 12 months if applied from within Australia
Carer Visa has two subclasses. They’re,
The Department of Home Affairs has set eligibility criteria to apply for Visa 116. It includes;
If you’re applying for Carer Visa 836, then you must;
You must comply with all eligibility requirements to obtain a Carer Visa. Meeting the eligibility criteria also speeds up the carer visa processing time.
If you’re a relative of Carer Visa applicant and need healthcare so, you must meet certain requirements. These requirements include;
If you want to sponsor an applicant for a Carer Visa (subclass 116 or subclass 836), you must;
Carer Visa Australia costs around AUD 3,890. However, you’re required to pay for health checks, biometrics and police certificates separately.
Visa 116 is a permanent visa. It allows people to stay in Australia permanently.
Carer Visa holders can avail many benefits while living in Australia. As you can;
The foster care helps children and young people who cannot live with their families. As a foster parent, your responsibility is to provide a stable, safe, and nurturing family environment to children. If you want to become a foster carer in NSW, you must be at least 25 years of age.
You must be an Australian permanent resident or Australian citizen. Most importantly, you must be in a good health. Further, there shouldn’t be any criminal records against you.
Yes, it’s possible to be a carer for a family member in Australia. If your family member is in a long-term medical condition, they can sponsor you for a Carer Visa. Australia offers a Carer Visa 116 to people who want to move to Australia and provide care to their loved ones.
Carer Visa is the best option for you to support your family member who has no reasonable access to care options in Australia. You can live with them permanently in Australia.
To be eligible for a Carer Visa UK, you must:
If you want to sponsor someone for a Carer Visa, you’ve to complete a Form 40 Sponsorship for migration to Australia. Complete this form and submit it to the applicant so they can apply for a Carer Visa.
Nasir Nawaz is a Registered Migration Consultant. University of New South Wales postgraduate with Law specialization in Dispute Resolution and having Graduate Certificate in Migration Law and Practice. He has passion about different fields of law and his diverse experience spans Psychology, Dispute Resolution and immigration law.