Carer Visa (Subclass 116/836)

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1. About this visa

People who need to care for an Australian relative or a member of their family who has a medical condition. Partners and family members may be included

2. How this visa works


sponsor:  give a written undertaking to provide accommodation and financial assistance for two years

relative with the medical condition: assessment of medical condition with Medibank Health Solutions give medical assessment certificate. If not complete then appointment confirmation letter

Applicant: lodge the application

3. Eligibility

Applicant: must have relative in Australia (a citizen or PR) that requires assistance that cannot reasonably be obtained from any other relative or from welfare, hospital, nursing or community services in Australia.

Family members: can be included; your partner, dependent child, other dependent relatives
relative is defined as your partner, child, parent, brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild, aunt, uncle, niece, niece (or step-equivalent)

Sponsor: must be an Australian relative or their partner and must meet eligibility requirements.

. Obligations

Sponsor must provide for the first two years

· Support

· Accommodation

· Financial assistance

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 11:13

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