March 3, 2021
Before we begin, the first question is what exactly is the Australian partner Visa?
The Australian partner Visa allows the spouse or the partner of an Australian citizen, or an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen to reside in Australia.
Initially, you are granted a temporary Partner visa (subclass 820). This stay might last from 15 to 24 months but for those of you who have been in a long-term relationship might not have to stay on subclass 820 at all, you can be granted permanent visa (subclass 801) immediately after granting the temporary subclass 820 visa.
Who is eligible for Australian partner Visa?
The individual applying for this Visa must be the spouse or de facto partner (minimum period of 12 months) of an:
One can be in a relationship with same or different sex. The applicant’s marriage must be valid under the Australian law (18 years is the valid age for marriage). Parental consent is must if one’s age is 16 or 17 years. Additionally, one might still be eligible for the visa after breaking up or if one’s sponsor dies while one has already applied for the Visa and it is under consideration.
With this Visa you can:
Can you include dependent children?
Yes, you can include dependent children at the time of submitting your application or even after submitting your application but make sure it is before you have a decision on a temporary visa.
Starts from AUD 7160.