Partner (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 309)

The Partner (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 309) is designed for individuals who are in a genuine relationship with an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen. This visa allows you to live in Australia temporarily and serves as the initial step toward obtaining the permanent Partner Visa (Subclass 100).

Frequently Asked Questions

Your immigration history will be considered, and you may not be eligible if you’ve had a visa cancelled or refused. In some circumstances, you may still apply for a permanent visa; see “Limitations on applications in Australia” for details.

Family members can be included in your application either when you lodge your visa application or by adding a dependent child before a decision is made on your temporary visa. Certain requirements must be met.

You can stay until a decision is made regarding your permanent Partner visa (Subclass 100) application or if you withdraw that application.

You and your dependants must adhere to all visa conditions and comply with Australian laws. Your first entry to Australia should also occur within the specified date.

Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for access to Australia’s public health care system, Medicare. If not eligible, it is recommended to have health insurance to cover unforeseen medical treatment costs in Australia.

Australian visas are digital and linked to your passport. You can access your digital visa record using the visa number provided in your grant letter.

Currently, there are no frequently asked questions available for the Aged Dependent Relative Visa (Subclass 114).