Partner Visa Subclass 820 & 801 Melbourne
The two most frequently used partner visa categories are the temporary partner visa subclass 820 and the permanent partner visa subclass 801.
These are the features of each visas
Partner Temporary Visa (Subclass 820)
You can apply for partner visa 820 either from your home county or when you are in Australia. The spouse visa subclass 820 is the first step towards applying for a permanent visa and obtaining PR later. You should be aware that every visa category is different, and you should apply only for the visa class that is best suited for you. The partner temporary visa subclass 820 processing time varies between 21-26 months. The time may be shorter or longer in some cases.
Key benefits of applying for a spouse visa 820:
- It allows you to live in Australia until a decision is made on your permanent visa application.
- It makes you eligible to apply for a partner visa.
- It allows you to work and study (without government support) in Australia.
- You are allowed multiple entries and exits from Australia.
- You are eligible to attend up to 510 hours of free English classes.
- You are eligible to enrol in the public health care system.
Permanent Partner Visa – Subclass 801
Once you have completed the designated period, you are eligible to apply for an 801 partner visa. The permanent visa partner visa 801 comes with a host of benefits. It allows you to live, work and study in Australia indefinitely. You can apply for Australian citizenship in due time. Moreover, you can include your dependent children when you apply for a partner visa. You are also able to sponsor eligible family members to come and live with you in Australia.
To be eligible to apply for the partner visa, you must fulfil the following conditions:
- You must be in a continued relationship with an Australian citizen.
- You must be a holder of a temporary partner visa.
- Your temporary partner visa should not have been cancelled or rejected.
Is it Easy to Apply for a Partner Visa 820?
There are several conditions that you need to meet before successfully applying for the partner visa 820. Before applying, you should be in a relationship for at least 12 months with an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen. The government can waive off the 12-month condition if you have prior registration of your relationship or any compassionate circumstances involved. There is, however, no such restriction for those applying for a married partner visa.
You should also be aware that migration officers look at the evidence of a serious relationship during a partner visa approval. It may include but is not limited to:
- Financial records
- Proof of cohabitation
- Social evidence
- Any breaking of previous visa conditions
- Number of times the Australian citizen has sponsored a partner visa
- Medical and character certificates
You should be able to prove the genuineness of your relationship conclusively and that it is mutually exclusive. You and your partner should not be living apart permanently. Additionally, the sponsor should not have sponsored a partner in the past five years and should not have been convicted of a relevant offence or have a criminal record. The sponsor should provide accommodation, financial assistance, an English language course if needed, and the cost of living for any dependent children.
Cost of Partner Visa 820
A partner visa 820 is $7,850 approx. Applicant also needs to pay for a medical examination cost, and a police certificate cost. This amount does not include the cost of dependants’ visas that needs to be paid separately.
Note: Department fees are subject to change.
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