Registered Migration Australia
The Partner Visa Subclass 820 and 801 visas both allow the spouse or de facto partner of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia.
The Temporary Partner visa (subclass 820) visa is the first stage towards a Permanent Partner visa (subclass 801) visa. 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.
This visa will allow you to:
If you are granted a permanent visa, you can:
You must be married or in a de facto relationship with:
You must be in a genuine and ongoing relationship. You must live with your partner or, if you do not, any separation must be only temporary.
Both parties must freely consent to the relationship.
To be a sponsor you must:
If you are married and younger than 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must be the sponsor. That parent or guardian must be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens are expected to be living in Australia. Eligible New Zealand citizens might need to have a health examination or character check.
Please feel free to contact us for a consultation so that we can better assess and service your Partner Temporary (Subclass 820) and Permanent (Subclass 801) migration needs. We are experts at finding the right visa for your situation. We give you advice and the best chance to get your Australian visa.