Australia Partner Visa (Subclass Subclass 300/309-100/801-820)

Australia Partner Visa (Subclass Subclass 300/309-100/801-820)

Visit your de facto partner in australia
Apply for PR subclass 100/309
Live permanently with your spouse

Program Overview

Love knows no boundaries. If your partner or would-be spouse is in Australia and is a citizen, permanent resident there, or an eligible New Zealand citizen settled in Australia, then Subclass 300 i.e. Prospective Marriage Visa is for you. It is to unite you with your de facto partner/fiancée. You can use this visa to visit Australia and then marry your would-be spouse and live there as husband and wife.

1.Subclass 309/100: The Partner (Provisional) visa (subclass 309) is the first stage towards a permanent Partner visa (subclass 100). You lodge only one application for your temporary and permanent visas and pay one application charge. Your application is processed in two stages, about two years apart.

2.Subclass 820/801: This visa allows parents to stay permanently in Australia if their child is an Australian citizen, a permanent resident of Australia or a New Zealand citizen settled in Australia. Parents have to be sponsored by the child, should hold a temporary parent visa subclass 173, meet the balance-of-family test and be willing to pay a comparatively higher fee for expediting their visa process.

3.Subclass 884: The temporary Partner visa (subclass 820) is the first stage towards a permanent Partner visa (subclass 801). You must be in Australia when you apply and also when this visa is decided. You lodge one application form for your temporary and permanent visas and pay one application charge. Your application is processed in two stages, about two years apart.

Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300): This visa allows people (aged above 18 years) to come to Australia to marry their prospective spouse.You might be able to get this visa if you intend to marry an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.It is a temporary visa for nine months. You must be outside Australia when you lodge your application and when the visa is granted. You can have the wedding in any country: the wedding does not need to be in Australia. You must:


  • Intend to marry and live as husband or wife with your prospective spouse.
  • Be sponsored by your prospective spouse.
  • Know your prospective spouse and have met in person.
  • Be the opposite sex to your prospective spouse.
  • Meet age, health and character requirements.


The visa duration is 9 months from the date of issue. It requires you to be in Australia and get married within the specified period. However, if the marriage does not take place,t this visa, you should meet the following:


  • Apply from outside Australia and be there until the visa is issued.
  • Sponsorship from de facto partner/fiancée who is above 18 and is an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen settled in Australia.
  • Your de facto partner should be of the opposite sex.


After arriving in Australia and getting married, you can apply for 100/309 Partner Visa for permanent residency. Your application will be processed by RMA(authorized agent for DIBP). Your application will be represented by RMA to the concerned department. RMA will be able to communicate with the Australia immigration department regarding your application with your consent.