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Migration (Granting of contributory parent visas, parent visas and other family visas in the 2020/2021 financial year) Instrument (LIN 21/025) 2021

The purpose of the instrument is to determine the maximum number of visas that may be granted for certain classes of visas in the financial year from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021. The instrument covers the following visa classes (with item numbers referring to items in Schedule 1 of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Migration Regulations)):

Contributory Parent classes of visas

a. Contributory Parent (Migrant) (Class CA) visa (item 1130)

b. Contributory Aged Parent (Residence) (Class DG) visa (item 1130A)

c. Contributory Parent (Temporary) (Class UT) visa (item 1221)

d. Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) (Class UU) visa (item 1221A).

Parent classes of visas

a. Parent (Migrant) (Class AX) visa (item 1124)

b. Aged Parent (Residence) (Class BP) visa (item 1124A).

Other Family classes of visas

a. Other Family (Migrant) (Class BO) visa (item 1123A)

b. Other Family (Residence) (Class BU) visas (item 1123B).

The instrument determines the maximum number of visas for these visa classes as follows:

a. Contributory Parent visas: 3,600 (which includes 125 visas under the Pathway to Permanent Residence for Retirees that was introduced under the Migration Amendment (Pathway to Permanent Residence for Retirees) Regulations 2018)

b. Parent visas: 900

c. Other Family visas: 500.

Source: LIN21025.pdf and LIn21025-Explanatory-Statement.pdf

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