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Subclass 309

Partner (Provisional) Visa

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Overview

Requirements

Varies depending on type of visa

Visa Fee

From AUD7,850

Stay

Provisional

Processing Time

Usually from 21 to 28 months

It allows the de facto partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, a permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia while waiting for the decision for Partner Permanent visa. This visa is the first step in getting a Partner (Permanent) visa (Subclass 100).

What you need to know

Partner (Provisional) Visa Requirements

  • The applicant must in a genuine and continuing relationship with their de facto partner or spouse who is an Australian citizen, a permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.
  • The applicant must be outside Australia when applying for the visa and when the Department of Home Affairs decides on the Partner (Temporary) visa application.

How much it will cost

Origin Migration offers flexible payment schemes to suit different financial capabilities of clients.

• It starts from AUD7,850

• Upfront due day before visa application lodgement

Our clients can pay by credit card, online electronic fund transfer, bank deposit or direct debit

Payment terms and options (eg. Instalment) are available. Talk to us we are flexible.

Stay duration

The visa holder can stay in Australia while the Department of Home Affairs is processing the Partner visa Permanent (Subclass 100) application or decided.

Processing Time

On average, the processing time takes 21 to 28 months depending on the circumstances of the Partner’s Provisional visa application.

These are some reasons why the process is taking longer than usual:

  • The information in the application are not complete
  • The supporting documents are not sufficient for the case officer to finalise the application and more document(s)/information are required
  • The response time of the applicant for the requested information
  • The information provided takes time on the verification process.
  • The information from external agencies sometimes takes time. Example, those who are related to national security, health, and character requirements
  • Number of applications load process by the processing centre, internal policy (processing standard time) and influx in application in a given time period

Origin Migration will make sure that your visa application is front-loaded meaning decision ready application and up to date information are provided from time to time to avoid delays on our application

Being Partner (Provisional) Visa holder

The partner who is granted is allowed to:

  • Live, study and work in Australia while the Department of Home Affairs is processing the Partner visa (Permanent) application
  • Enjoy traveling to and from Australia
  • Participate in free English Language classes provided by the Adult Migrant English Program
  • Sponsor dependent child below 25 years of age to join in Australia

You will be guided!

Don’t worry, we have our in-house Registered Migration Agent (RMA) and our professional team that support and guide you throughout the whole application process. We are here at any time you need us! All you have to do is work with us, and provide the necessary documents/information required by the Government and will take care of the rest.

Subclass 100

Partner (Migrant) Visa

It allows the de facto partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, a permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to live permanently in Australia. This visa is usually granted to a temporary Partner visa (Subclass 309) holders.

Partner (Migrant) Visa Requirements

  • In some cases, the applicant must hold a temporary Partner (Provisional) visa (Subclass 309).
  • In some cases, the applicant must continue the relationship genuinely with their partner.
  • Must demonstrate since approval of Partner (Temporary) visa the applicant is still ongoing and genuine de facto or spousal relationship with the sponsor (exemption may apply)

How much it will cost

The applicant must pay all the required fees when the application for both temporary and permanent Partner visa is ready for submission to the immigration.

Stay duration

The partner can stay indefinitely in Australia as the Partner (Migrant) visa refers to a permanent visa.

Processing time

On average, the processing time takes 19 to 27 months depending on the circumstances of the Partner Migrant visa application.

Partner (Migrant) Visa holder

The partner who is granted is alowed to:

  • Live, study and work in Australia indefinitely
  • May sponsor relatives who are overseas to visit Australia
  • May apply for Australian citizenship when requirements (eg. residency) are met

Subclass 300

Prospective Marriage Visa

It allows the applicant to visit Australia to marry their prospective spouse, then may apply for a Partner visa.

Prospective Marriage Visa Requirements

  • Applicant must be 18 years old or above.
  • Applicant must be sponsored by an Australian citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Applicant must express the intention to marry the prospective spouse before the visa application ends.

How much it will cost

The visa (government) fee starts from AUD7,850.

Stay duration

The partner can stay in Australia for nine months from the date the visa is granted.

Processing time

On average, the processing time takes 25 to 34 months depending on the circumstances of the Prospective Marriage visa application.

Being Prospective Marriage Visa holder

The partner who is granted is alowed to:

  • Live in Australia for nine months from the date the visa is granted
  • Work in Australia
  • Study in Australia at the applicant’s expense

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