Condition 8550 and the Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) Visa

Condition 8550 applies to the Subclass 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa, and requires the visa holder to inform the Department of Home Affairs of planned changes to online user names and social media profiles, at least two working days before the change is expected to occur.

Condition 8550 (Must notify changes in personal details) states the following-


At the time of writing, the Department of Home Affairs has published incorrect information on its website that could result in a subclass 870 visa holders unintended breach of their visa conditions.

8550 Dha Site

The information published on the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) website is legally incorrect. This is not the first time that incorrect details have been published by the DHA, and it certainly won’t be the last.

Visa applicants should not rely on the generic information published on the DHA website to make important visa decisions without seeking professional advice from a Registered Migration Agent, who has the knowledge and skill to apply the current legislation to your individual circumstances and provide you with the most accurate guidance.