Financial and other responsibilities

    For the first two years that a parent is in Australia on this visa, sponsors must provide the following, as needed, for their parent and any family members who come with them:
  • support
  • accommodation
  • financial assistance.

You need to give a written undertaking on your sponsorship application that you will provide this and other support.

Assurances of support

If you have provided an assurance of support, you must repay any social security payments made to your parent and any family members who came with them, during their first two years in Australia.

More information is available under Assurance of support in the Eligibility section.