Prospective Marriage Visa

This visa allows applicants to come to Australia to marry their partner

This visa is for people who want to come to Australia to marry their prospective spouse

The Prospective Marriage Visa is a 9 month temporary visa. Applicants must have plans to get married within this time to be eligible to apply for a permanent partner visa.

• Subclass 300 Visa holders can:
• stay in Australia for 9 months from the date of grant of visa
• work in Australia
• study in Australia at your own expense
• travel to and from Australia as you please

Basic Requirments
To be eligible to apply for the prospective marriage visa, applicants must:

• have proof of intent to marry their prospective husband or wife
• have met their prospective spouse in person
• be at least 18 years of age

If you already hold a prospective marriage visa, you may be eligible to apply for a Partner Visa

This visa is for people who want to come to Australia to marry their prospective spouse

General
The prospective marriage visa allows you to:
• stay in Australia for up to 9 months from the date of grant of visa
• work in Australia
• study in Australia at your own expense
• travel to and from Australia as you please

Include your family
Marriage visa applicants may be able to include the below family members in their application

• partner
• dependent child
• partner’s a dependent child

Family members must meet the health and character requirements.

You marriage
You must enter Australia before the date specified on your Prospective Marriage visa grant letter.
You must marry your prospective spouse before your Marriage visa expires.
Your marriage must be valid under Australian law.

Extend your stay
This is a temporary visa. Applicants can stay in Australia for up to 9 months from the date of visa approval.

Applicants can apply for the permanent partner visa while in Australia:

After the wedding
Before the prospective marriage visa expires
The application fees for the permanent partner visa will be less than the usual price when applied for under a valid marriage visa.

To be eligible to apply for the prospective marriage visa, applicants must:

• have proof of intent to marry their prospective husband or wife
• have met their prospective spouse in person
• be at least 18 years of age

GENERAL
Applicants must intend to be married within 9 months of arriving in Australia
The applicant cannot be related to sponsor

AGE
Applicants must be 18 years or over to be eligible to apply of this visa

HEALTH & CHARACTER
All family members must meet the health and character requirements.

How long will it take to get a decision on your visa?

An estimate is unavailable due to the low volume of applications.

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The Department of Immigration & Border Protection has specific eligibility criteria which need to be met in order to lodge a successful application. We will look at all visa options available to you and determine which option is best for your individual situation.

Book a consultation

Here at Australian Skilled Migration, our team of Registered Migration Agents are dedicated to helping you and your prospective partner be together in Australia. Book your consultation today.

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