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Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300)

This visa, commonly known as the fiancé visa, is for persons who are engaged to be married and wish to travel to Australia to marry their sponsor. Their sponsor must be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible NZ citizen.

The marriage must take place within nine months of the visa grant date, following which the applicant is eligible to apply for a Partner visa.

Partner Visa (Subclasses 309 and 100) – for offshore applicants

This visa allows the spouse or de facto partner of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia.Your Marriage must be valid under Australian Law or you must have been in a de-facto relationship for at least 12 months.

The Temporary Partner (Provisional) visa (Subclass 309) is granted first and lets you stay in Australia while the permanent Partner(Migrant) visa (Subclass 100) is processed.You apply for both the permanent and temporary visas at the same time and pay only one fee. If you are granted the temporary Partner (Provisional) visa (subclass 309), you are eligible to be assessed for the permanent Partner (Migrant) visa (subclass 100) about two years after you lodged your application. You will need to provide further documents for this assessment.

If you have been in a long term relationship before you lodge your application, the permanent Partner (Migrant) visa (subclass 100) may be granted immediately after the temporary Partner (Provisional) visa (subclass 309).

On the temporary 309 visa, you can work, study and stay until a decision is made about your permanent Partner visa (subclass 100).

On the permanent 100 visa, you can work, study, stay permanently and apply for Australian citizenship (if eligible).

Partner Visa (Subclasses 820 and 801) – for onshore applicants

This visa allows the partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia.

Your Marriage must be valid under Australian Law or you must have been in a de-facto relationship for at least 12 months.

The temporary Partner visa (subclass 820) is granted first and lets you stay in Australia while the permanent Partner visa (subclass 801) is processed.Obtaining the permanent Partner visa is a two stage process. To be eligible for a permanent partner visa you first need to be granted a temporary partner visa. You apply for both the permanent and temporary visas at the same time and pay only one fee. If you are granted the temporary visa, you are eligible to be assessed for the permanent Partner visa (subclass 801) about two years after you lodged your application. You will need to provide further documents for this assessment.

If you have been in a long term relationship before you lodge your application, the permanent subclass 801 visa may be granted immediately after the temporary subclass 820 visa.

On the temporary 820 visa, you can work, study and stay until a decision is made about your permanent Partner visa (subclass 801).

On the permanent 801 visa, you can work, study, stay permanently and apply for Australian citizenship (if eligible).