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Remaining Relative Visa (Subclass) 835

The subclass 835 visa is an onshore visa. If approved, it grants a permanent residency to the applicant who intends to stay in Australia to be with their only remaining relative.

If you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen, usually residing in Australia, your last remaining relative can apply for a remaining relative (subclass 835) visa in Australia. The applicant must be in the country when the application is filed and when the decision is made.

Whyapply for a Remaining Relative Visa 835?

The Subclass 835 visa (remaining relative) allows the visa hold to remain in the country permanently. This visa allows the holder to:

  • Stay and work in the nation for an indefinite period of time.
  • Enroll in the Government’s health care scheme.
  • Study in the country in their respective field of interest.
  • Sponsor other family associates (if eligible) to come to the country.
  • Travel to and from from the country for five years.
  • Apply for citizenship (if eligible).

The holder of a permanent visa has almost the same rights as regular Australian citizens. However, there are specific requirements attached to the visa conditions in which the applicant must abide by. Contact our professional 835 visa consultants for details on visa conditions and eligibility.

What is the Eligibility for Subclass Visa 835?

To be eligible for a subclass 835 visa, the applicant must meet all the requirements specified by the Department for the visa category. These include:

  • As per the eligibility norms, the candidate must be sponsored by their only near relative.
  • The applicant for the 835 visa must not have any other near relatives.
  • The candidate must provide a letter of assurance, confirming they will not depend on the Australian Government to stay in the country.
  • The candidate and their sponsor must have paid back all the dues to the Australian Government (if there is any) or have made adequate payment arrangements.
  • The applicant must sign a values statement to confirm they will obey the Australian laws and living rules.
  • The applicant must meet the health and character requirements as set out by the Department.
  • The applicant must not have a history of canceled visas as it might lead to rejection of the 835 visa application.

As per the 835 visa conditions, the following relatives are defined as near relatives:

  • Parent or step-parent.
  • Partner’s parent or step-parent.
  • Sibling or step-sibling.
  • A child, or stepchild, who is 18 or older and not dependent on you.
  • A child or stepchild who is under 18 and not in your daily care and control (or your partner’s).

The department does not take into account your association with your near relatives when they make the decision. Further, the department must be convinced that the visa grant is in the applicant’s best interest to make a favorable decision.

Please book an appointment with our 835 visa immigration agents to ensure your favorable visa decision.

Our immigration agents are trained to counsel the applicants based on their eligibility as per the visa conditions and requirements.

How to Apply for a Subclass 835 Visa?

Before applying for the subclass 835 visa, the candidate must ensure that they hold a valid passport or get a new one if required.

The next step lies in the gathering of the relevant evidence as per the visa conditions. All the documentary proofs must be collected and analysed alongside the Subclass 835 visa application requirements. The evidence should be complementary to the facts provided in the 835 visa application form.

The duly filled and completed subclass 835 visa application form can then be submitted to the Department along with the requisite fees. Please ensure the fees are paid in full to avoid having your application cancelled or delayed.

After receiving the subclass 835 visa application, the Department will begin their assessment procedure. Once complete, the Department will communicate their final visa decision via registered mail. The rationale behind rejection is also shared with the applicant (in case of rejection).

If you need help accurated completing and submitting your visa, please talk to one of our expert 835 visa consultants. Our specialised 835 visa consultants work to completely understand the client’s profile and provide all the assistance required to ensure a favorable visa decision. Please schedule an appointment with our 835 visa immigration agents to start a hassle-free and effortless visa journey.

Processing Time for Subclass 835 Visa

The usual processing time for the 835 visa application form varies based on the individual’s profile and application status. The application processing is subjected to capping and queuing and takes longer for processing as the demand for a family visa is higher, and is based on eligibility.

Communicate with a professional 835 visa immigration agent at E-Help for further details on the visa processing time and requirements. With this in mind, the processing time for visa 835 varies:

  • If the application form is not filled or submitted correctly
  • If all the documents needed are not furnished, or the Department seeks more information.
  • If the candidate takes more time providing further information to the Departments as per their requirements.

A permanent visa category is generally more thoroughly assessed by the Department than a temporary visa category.

Contact Us

We, at E-Help, don’t sell. We counsel. Our (835) visa consultants will communicate with you, screen your profile to understand your preferences, requirements and then identify the segment that can offer you the highest possibility of successful migration. Our consultants are frequently updated with the latest changes in immigration laws and policies, and are prepared to offer you timely and accurate advice to make the best possible immigration decision.

Our agents would love to be a part of your journey of converting the Australian dream to reality! To book an appointment with our visa experts, contact us or dial us at 1300 92 33 22.

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