Visa 309 allows the partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia. You apply for the Partner (Temporary) Subclass 309 and Partner (Permanent) Subclass 100 visas together. You must be outside Australia when you apply for this visa.
This UF 309 visa lets the de facto partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to move to Australia temporarily. You must be outside Australia when you apply for this offshore partner visa Australia.
Subclass 309 provisional partner visa holders have full work rights to work anywhere in Australia.
If you have children, they can also be included in your visa 309 100 application at the time of application, or before a decision is made on temporary visa application. If you want to add a child after you have been granted this visa then you will need to lodge 'Subclass 445 Dependent Child Visa'.
The extension of this 309 100 visa is not required as you can stay in Australia until your Permanent Partner (Migrant) visa (subclass 100) is decided or that application is withdrawn. Therefore application once lodged will continue processing from 309 to 100 visa.
Subclass 300 is lodged by an applicant who intends to travel to Australia to marry their partner, and must not marry or start de facto relationship before they arrive in Australia. The requirement for Subclass 309 is that relationship must exist either by marriage or de facto relationship or a civil partnership before the application can be made for this visa.
You pay A$8,850 for 'Partner Subclass 309 Visa' and 'Partner Subclass 100 Visa' application together at the same time. All applicants must pay Subclass 309 application fee at the time of lodgement.
Partner Visa 309 Processing Time 2020 for Standard Stream have been 25% of applications in 5 Months, 50% of applications in 10 months.
You must be either the spouse or de facto partner of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or Eligible New Zealand. Your relationship can be with someone of same or different sex.
To meet the relationship requirement by marriage for this partner visa australia 309 you and your spouse must both be committed to a shared life together to the exclusion of all others, your relationship with your spouse must be genuine and continuing, you must live with your spouse or do not live apart on a permanent basis and your marriage must be valid under Australian law.
To meet the relationship requirement by de facto relationship of over 12 months you and your spouse must not be married, you are committed to a shared life to the exclusion of all others, your relationship is genuine and continuing, you live together or do not live separately and apart on a permanent basis and you are not related by family. Subclass 309 Partner Visa Checklist prescribes the detailed documentary evidence required.
The 12-month requirement also will not apply if your partner holds or held a permanent humanitarian visa, and your de facto relationship existed before we granted their visa, and your de facto partner told us about the relationship before they were granted their visa.
The 12-month requirement will not apply if you are in a de facto relationship with a partner who is an applicant for a permanent humanitarian visa
The 12-month requirement will not apply if you have registered your relationship with an Australian authority such as a registry of births, deaths and marriages.
The time spent dating or in an online relationship might not count as being in a de facto relationship.
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