The ‘De Facto Visa’ (Subclass 309/100 and 820/801) allows the de-facto partner of an Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or Eligible New Zealand Citizen to study, work and live indefinitely in Australia. This article briefly explains the benefits of applying for a de facto visa.
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Moving to Australia is a big decision to make, whether it be permanently, for the purposes of work, study or even just to experience the beautiful landmarks that Australia brings and to embrace the Australian culture as a tourist. Therefore, it is important to make a wise choice from the beginning on who you entrust with your migration matter.
The Prospective Marriage Visa (subclass 300), more commonly known as the Fiance Visa, is a temporary visa that enables visa applicants to travel to Australia to marry their Australian partner, who is either an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.
One of the most challenging steps of the General Skilled Migration process is having a state nomination. This is because receiving a state nomination is a competitive process, rather than a wholly individual requirement.
The Australian visa system can be divided into two broad categories – temporary and permanent visas. Permanent visas are further categorised into four broad streams, namely, family, economic, refugee/humanitarian, and special eligibility.
The matter of whether you can get a Partner Visa to Australia without having previously lived together was answered with a resounding yes by the Federal Court of Appeal in the landmark case of ‘SZOXP’.
The Department of Home Affairs has introduced two new permanent residence visa streams for Hong Kong and British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders to remain