Since 2013

The backlog has been becoming worse

What is happening

As of 28 July 2022, the Department of Home Affairs is a backlog of 121,351 parent visa applications on hand (Link). 

As a result of the Government’s decision to reduce the annual cap for parents, the applications on hand will take 20.22 years (=121351,509/6000) to be processed and granted. 

Parent visas in the backlog

2022 Average processing time

Visa processing fees

What Drives Us

The reality

How many of our parents will still be alive to see their visa granted?

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Parent Visa Subclass

Our stories