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Carer Visa (subclass 836)

The Carer (subclass 836) Visa is a permanent visa allowing you to stay in Australia to care for someone with a long-term medical condition who has no reasonable access to care options in Australia. This application must be submitted whilst you are currently in Australia.

For the purpose of the Carer (subclass 836) Visa, a relative or near relative can include your partner, child, parent, brother, sister, stepchild, step-parent, stepbrother or stepsister. This can also include your grandparent, grandchild, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew or step equivalent. To an extent, this can extend to your partner’s relatives, such as your partner’s parent or step-parent.

You must demonstrate that you are willing and able to provide ongoing, substantial care and support to this family member, and you must show that you completely understand your sponsor’s medical condition and associated needs.

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Your sponsor’s needs must also be assessed by Bupa Medical Visa Services as a medical condition which is long term or permanent, and requires help with practical aspects of daily life for at least two years. Your sponsor must also demonstrate that they cannot reasonably to access this care in Australia from another source, such as a relative or welfare, hospital or community nursing service.

You and your sponsor will be required to provide supporting evidence, including evidence of your sponsor’s needs and the fact that they need care, as well as evidence of your relationship to your sponsor.

You and your sponsor must also satisfy a number of additional considerations, which can include assessments as to health and character. Supporting evidence, such as police certificates, will be required in addition to the above.

Sanctions For Sponsoring Employers Who Breach Sponsor Obligations

The team at All Access Migration can assist with all aspects of the Carer (subclass 836) Visa application process, including advising comprehensively on the requirements of the visa, including advising on the level/quality of supporting evidence required for the application. Our office will also prepare detailed submissions to the Department of Home Affairs outlining you and your sponsor’s ability to meet each requirement of the visa, as well as outlining the evidence provided.

We can also prepare and lodge both the visa application and sponsorship application, as well as supporting evidence on your behalf, with the Department, and provide ongoing ancillary advice regarding the same.

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Brisbane Office

1300 245 756

50 McDougall Street,
Milton, Brisbane, QLD, 4064
Australia

Gold Coast Office

1300 245 756

Levels 5 & 9, Corporate Centre One,
2 Corporate Court,
Bundall, QLD, 4217
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Sydney Office

1300 245 756

Level 6,
15 Castlereagh Street,
Sydney, NSW, 2000
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