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PARTNER VISAS Partner Visa

 

Partners or fiancés of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens may apply to enter and/or remain permanently in Australia.  You must either be married, or in a de facto relationship or a registered relationship or have arranged a marriage in Australia (for Subclass 300 visa). Same sex partners can also apply for these visas.

Partner Temporary Visa (Subclass 820) and Permanent visa (subclass 801) for applicants in Australia

(Partners of students and other temporary residents can apply for corresponding temporary visas to join their spouses here.)

These visas are for people to stay in Australia with their partners, who are Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens. The partner visa option for you is Subclass 820/801 visas.  Two years after you have applied for the partner visa initially and if the relationship is still genuine and continuing, a permanent visa (Subclass 801) may be granted.

 

Partner Temporary Visa (Subclass 309) and Permanent Visa (Subclass 100) for applicants outside Australia

These visas are for people from overseas who want to migrate to and stay in Australia with their partners, who are Australian citizen, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens. The option for you is Subclass 309/100 visas. Two years after you have applied for the partner visa initially, if the relationship is still genuine and continuing, a permanent visa (Subclass 100) may be granted.

 

Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) for applicants outside Australia

This visa is for people from overseas who want to enter Australia and marry their fiancés in Australia. Their fiancé must be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen. A Notice of Intended Marriage must be lodged with the authority in Australia. Once this visa has been granted to the applicants, they must marry and apply for a Subclass 820/801 visa within the 9 month period from the date of the grant of the Subclass 300 visa to remain permanently in Australia.


FAQs – Partner visa

 


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