Family

Visa Category

SPOUSE VISA

Provisional Partner Visa – Subclass 820

In this subclass visa you submit onshore application while you are Australia the basis of your married or de facto relationship with your partner on temporary visa.

Your partner must provide sponsorship for you and they must of following:

  • an Australian citizen
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • an eligible New Zealand citizen
  • The visa allows you to:

remain in Australia with your partner, until these decision made regarding your permanent visa and while the application is being processed, you may be allowed to:

  •   work in Australia (case by case based)
  •  study in Australia, but you will not have access to government funding for tertiary study and will be charged international upfront full fees
  •  enrol in Australia’s medical benefits expenses and hospital care scheme, Medicare

Provisional Partner Visa –  Subclass 309

  • This visa will allows you to enter Australia on basis of your married or de facto relationship with your partner and the application is submitted while you are offshore.

Your partner must provide sponsorship you and they must of following:

  • an Australian Citizen
  • an Australian Permanent Resident who either settled in Australia or have strong ties to Australia
  • an eligible New Zealand citizen who either settled in Australia or have strong ties to Australia
 
When the visa is approved, you may enter Australia as the holder of 309 visa with the following rights:

  • full  work rights in Australia 
  • study in Australia, but you will not have access to government funding for tertiary study and will be charged international upfront full fees
  •  enrol in Australia’s medical benefits expenses and hospital care scheme, Medicare