Temporary Partner Visa (Subclass 820)

The Subclass 820 Partner Visa (Temporary) allows the de facto partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia temporarily. Obtaining this visa is the initial step toward securing a permanent Partner Visa (Subclass 801).

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can include eligible family members in your application either when you lodge your visa application or by adding a dependent child after you lodge your application but before a decision is made on your temporary visa.

For information on what to do if your child is born after you apply, please refer to the “You had a baby” section in the official guidelines.

The cost for family members applying with you depends on your circumstances and the type of visa you hold. Please see the official Visa Pricing Estimator for details.

No, you must be in Australia when you apply for this visa, and your family members applying with you must also be in Australia.

You and your family members must meet all visa conditions and comply with Australian laws. Please review the visa conditions on the official visa conditions page.

Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for Medicare or need to take out health insurance. Please refer to the “Adequate Health Insurance” section for more information.

Your immigration history is considered when making a decision on your application. In some cases, you may not be eligible for this visa. Please see the “Not had a visa canceled or an application refused” section for more information.

Yes, you can work and study in Australia with this visa. Please review your workplace rights and entitlements if you plan to work, and be aware that study costs are at your own expense.

You can stay in Australia until your permanent Partner Visa (Subclass 801) application is finalized or until you withdraw your application.

Australian visas are digital, and you won’t receive a label in your passport. Your digital visa record will be linked to your passport, and you can use VEVO (Visa Entitlement Verification Online) to check visa details and conditions.

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