Carer Visa (Subclass 836)

Carer Visa (Subclass 836)

This permanent visa lets you stay in Australia to care for someone with a long-term medical condition who has no reasonable access to care options in Australia.

Stay period  Permanent
What you can do with this visa 
  • Stay in Australia as a permanent resident;
  • Work and study in Australia;
  • Travel to and from Australia for 5 years.
Requirements Must:

  • Be in Australia when you apply for the visa and when we grant your application;
  • Be a carer for your relative or a member of their family who has no reasonable access to care in Australia;
  • Be sponsored by your relative or their spouse or de facto partner for your first 2 years in Australia.

Main Applicant:

  • From $1,665 AUD.

Sub Applicant:

  • Over 18 years of age: AU $835;
  • Under 18 years of age: AU $415.
Conditions  No conditions attached
Processing times  Unavailable

(Note: above fees are subject to the final fee charged by the Australian Immigration Department)