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Seven Things You Never Knew About Partner Visas

Australian partner visa facts you didn't know.

Found love with an Australian citizen or permanent resident? If you want to live with them in Australia, you may need to lodge a partner visa 309/100 application. Here are seven little-known facts about partner visas. Did you know that you can lodge an offshore spouse visa before you marry? It’s true. Although an onshore spouse visa required a couple to be married at the time of application, the migration law is different for offshore cases. It may be possible for you to lodge an offshore spouse visa before you are married to your partner. You would need marry offshore […]

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Australian Partner Visa: Proving De Facto Relationships

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It’s not as easy as it sounds So, you’re in a relationship and you’re ready to progress to the next stage and apply for an Australian partner visa. You’ve been seeing each other for a while now, and you’ve even gone ‘Facebook official’. Not to mention all those selfies you’ve amassed together. Should be a walk in the park, right? Wrong! Even though you might think you’re in a de facto relationship, your interpretation of a partnership and the Australian Government’s idea of one could be dramatically different. If you’re applying for an 820/801 visa or a 309/100 visa, your […]

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New Temporary Parent Visa

Couple applying for Australian parent visa

  Living in Australia but missing your parents back home? There’s good news! The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced plans to introduce a new temporary visa option for parents. Although things haven’t been finalised yet, it’s looking like this new subclass will be on offer from July 2017. A discussion paper on the new temporary Australian parent visa was launched last month and full details are due to be announced later this year. The Government has invited members of the public to make submissions on the development of this new visa type. Anyone who wants to contribute […]

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