Australian Partner Visas lets the de facto partners and spouses of Australians and eligible New Zealand citizens live in Australia temporarily or permanently or travel to Australia to marry their prospective Australian spouse.
The Partner (Provisional) Visa lets the de facto partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen live in Australia temporarily.
This visa is the first step towards becoming a permanent resident through the permanent Partner Visa (Subclass 100), and candidates will apply outside Australia.
Let’s take a closer look at Australian Partner Visas:
To apply for a Partner Visa, candidates must:
Partner Visa applicants must prove to Australia’s Department of Home Affairs that their relationship with their Australian or eligible New Zealander spouse or partner is genuine and stable.
To achieve this, evidence applicants submit of their relationship must show that:
The types of evidence applicants can submit include but are not limited to the following:
To apply for a partner visa, applicants will start by gathering the required documents.
These documents could be, for example, evidence of the relationship, police checks, and health exams.
Once the applicant has gathered all the required documents, they can submit their visa application.
The applicant can compile and submit their application on their own or with the help of a licensed immigration advisor.
Australia's partner visas are for de facto partners and spouses, which means migrants don't necessarily have to be married to apply for a Partner Visa.
It is best to speak with a licensed immigration advisor with regards to staying in Australia while waiting on the outcome of a partner visas. Most partner visas allow visa applicants to be in Australia while the Department of Home Affairs decide on the application, but some visas require that the applicant is outside of Australia when the Department issues the outcome.
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