IMPORTANT CHANGES AHEAD: On 10 December 2018 the Family Violence Bill passed in Senate. The Bill will likely mean sponsorships have to be approved before Partner visas can be lodged. If you are planning to apply for a Partner visa we recommend booking an appointment to discuss and understand how these changes may impact you.
This visa allows people to come to Australia to marry their fiancé.
If you are granted this visa, you should marry your fiancé and apply for a Partner (subclasses 820 and 801) visa before your Prospective Marriage visa (subclass 300) expires.
Note: The documents you need to provide can be found under “Follow these steps”.
From AUD 7,000
Last updated 16 October 2017 (for month ending 30 September 2017)
You must be 18 years old or older when you apply for the visa.
Your relationship with your fiancé (prospective spouse) must meet certain criteria.
You must be sponsored by your fiancé.
You must meet the health requirement.
You must meet the character requirement.
You must have repaid, or have arranged to repay, any outstanding debts to the Australian government.
You might not eligible for this visa if you have had a visa cancelled or refused while you were in Australia.
This visa lets you:
From AUD 7,000.
There is a fee for any children applying for the visa with you.
If you need to have them, you will have to pay other costs such as those for health checks, police certificates and biometrics.
You will also have to pay a fee for your Partner visa (subclass 820 and 801).
If you marry your fiancé and lodge your Partner visa application before your Prospective Marriage visa expires, you will pay a reduced fee.
If you do not lodge your Partner visa application before your Prospective Marriage visa expires, you will pay a higher fee.
You must be outside Australia when you apply for the visa and when the visa is decided.
The visa lasts 9 months from the date it is granted. It cannot be extended.
You can include your dependent children or stepchildren in your application.
If you are granted the visa, your children will have the same rights and visa conditions as you.
You should marry your fiancé and apply for a Partner visa (subclass 820 and 801) before the Prospective Marriage visa (subclass 300) expires.
You and your children must comply with Australian laws and your visa conditions.
You can find your visa conditions in VEVO.
Sponsors must be the fiancé of the visa applicant.
You might not be able to be a sponsor if you hold or have held certain visas or certain circumstances apply to you.
Your sponsorship ends when your partner’s permanent visa is decided
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