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Partner Visa Offshore

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The Partner Visa Subclass 309 is a temporary visa designed for the partner or de facto partner of an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen living in Australia. It serves as a precursor to the Partner Visa Subclass 100, which is a permanent visa, allowing for indefinite residence in Australia and the possibility of acquiring Australian citizenship, subject to eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria for Visa Subclass 309 and Subclass 100

Subclass 309 Requirements-

 Applicants must be outside Australia when applying.

They must be in a de facto relationship or married with an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen.

Health and character requirements must be met.

Applicants must be over 18 years old and have no prior visa cancellations or rejections.

Subclass 100 Requirements-

 Applicants must hold a Subclass 309 or Subclass 445 visa.

Additional criteria may apply based on individual circumstances.

Benefits of Visa Subclass 309 and Subclass 100

Holders of these visas can enjoy several benefits, including-

 Indefinite stay in Australia (Subclass 100).

Enrolment in academic courses and access to healthcare facilities.

Employment rights without restrictions.

Eligibility for Australian citizenship (Subclass 100).

Travel to and from Australia (Subclass 309 allows multiple travels; Subclass 100 allows travel for the initial 5 years, followed by the need for a Resident Return Visa).

Visa Subclass 309 and Subclass 100 Processing Time

The processing time for these visas varies based on several factors, including the completeness of the application and the time taken for verification. Generally, processing times are as follows-

Subclass 309: Ranges from 14 to 28 months.

Subclass 100: Ranges from 14 to 30 months.

Subclass 309 and Subclass 100 Visa cost

The fees are as follows-

 Main Applicant Fee: The visa application fee for the main applicant is AUD 8,850. This fee covers the processing of the application and is a mandatory cost for all primary applicants.

Fee for Dependents Over 18: For any dependent child over the age of 18, the fee is AUD 4,430. This fee is applicable per dependent and is required for each adult dependent included in the visa application.

Fee for Dependents Under 18: For each child under 18 years of age, the fee is AUD 2,215. This reduced fee acknowledges the lower processing requirements for younger dependents.

Should you wish to discuss your circumstances and options with us. please fee free to contact our migration agent Perth.

Frequently Asked Questions

In case you don’t find an answer to your question, feel free to consult with one of our agents.

You can stay until there is a decision on your permanent visa (subclass 100).

As a holder of a Subclass 309, you can leave Australia and return back to Australia.

Some of the evidence you can provide are-

Photographs and communication between you and your partner can be provided..

Proof of contact, including letters, printed text messages, emails or social media conversations, or other documented proof of contact between the principal applicant and sponsor..

Joint bank account statements showing the names of both spouses.

Mortgage or loan documents showing joint responsibility for payments

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