There are two types of Partner Visas: Subclass 820 and Subclass 801. The Subclass 820 visa is a temporary partner visa that allows you to live in Australia. The Subclass 820 visa is the first stage towards a permanent Partner Visa (Subclass 801). You apply for both visas at the same time and pay only one application charge. Applications are processed in two stages, about two years apart.
Mainly there is two types of Australia Partner Visa and they are as follows:
The applicant can apply for both temporary and permanent partner visas together.To be eligible, you must be married to or in a de facto relationship with:
The Temporary Partner visa allows you limited benefits, including:
The Permanent Partner Visa (Subclass 801) includes all the benefits of Australian permanent residency:
An applicant who is able to get their hands on the Australia subclass 820 visa is able to avail the following benefits:
The holder can stay on subclass 820 until there is a decision on a permanent visa (Subclass 801) application. On average, the stay is an average for 15 to 24 months. For the applicants who are in long term relationship before they may not be required applying for subclass 820.
The applicant will be able to include dependents in their application. Dependents must be:
The applicant can add a dependent child after they are given a temporary visa.
Applicant and applicant’s sponsor has to show to the Australian government that since they were granted temporary permanent visa that they have continued to:
In order to get the permanent Partner Visa, the applicant must keep hold of Subclass 820 visa. In case the applicant has issued any other visa, then the new visa will be replaced by Subclass 820.
Immigrants will be able to avail the following benefits with Australia Subclass Partner Visa (Subclass 801):
Subclass 801 holders are allowed to travel to and from Australia as many times as the applicant wants for 5 years from the date of the visa granted. In case the holder wants to travel after the initial 5-year travel facility:
Applicants can also include their family members (Dependent Children) in their application for the combined Permanent and temporary Partner Visa. A dependent child must be:
Children must be able to meet health requirements and must be 16 years or older to meet the character requirement.
Step 1: Prepare Your Documents
You must provide certain documents with your application to prove the claims you make.
Step 2: Lodge Your Application
The Partner Visa (Subclasses 820 and 801) visa may be lodged online, by post, or in person. When you apply, you must have all documents ready as well as the visa application fee, which can be paid by credit card.
Step 3: Wait for a decision
It can take several months for the DHA to make a decision on your visa application. In 2016, the processing time for the 189 visa was 3 months.
Step 4: Receive your visa and start working
Once your application is approved, you will receive your visa and can start work in Australia.
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