Temporary Partner Visa
(Subclass 820 or 309)
Partner & Spouse Pathways
Are you in a relationship with an Australian citizen or a permanent resident?
Is that person willing to sponsor you as their partner?
Can you also meet the health and character criteria?
Subclass 820 or 309
This visa is granted after the immigration department is satisfied that your relationship is genuine.
You must either be married or, if not, then have been in a de facto relationship for at least 12 months.
You will apply for the Subclass 820 visa if you are in Australia at the time of application.
If you are outside of Australia, you will need to apply for the Subclass 309 visa.
- be in a genuine relationship with your spouse or de facto partner who is an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident.
- be in Australia when you apply for Subclass 820 visa and at the time of the decision of your temporary visa application. Dependent children who apply with you must also be in Australia.
- be outside Australia when you apply for Subclass 309 visa and at the time of the decision of your temporary visa application. Dependent children who apply with you must also be outside Australia.
There are strict evidentiary requirements that need to be met in order to satisfy the immigration department that your relationship is genuine. Do not apply for this visa without seeking advice first.
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