Everything you need to know about the Partner Visa

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 […]


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 […]


Same-Sex Partner Visas in Australia

    *UPDATE – Same-Sex Marriage Visas* We are absolutely delighted to report that Australia’s same-sex marriage bill recently passed the House of Representatives. This means that same-sex couples in Australia can now legally wed. We’re expecting to see ceremonies commence from January. This is obviously fantastic news for same-sex couples wanting to apply for spouse visas and prospective marriage visas in Australia. ————————————————————————————————————————————- Here at True Blue Migration, we’re regularly asked about Australian partner visa options for same-sex couples. We’ve put this blog together which hopefully answers some of the most frequently asked questions. Same-sex partner visas Prior to 2009, […]


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