An Australian Prospective Marriage visa Subclass 300 (also known as Australian fiancé visa) is for people who want to come to Australia to marry their prospective spouse who is an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
Australian Prospective Marriage Visa Subclass 300 allows you to:
1.enter Australia before you marry your fiancé
2.work in Australia
3.study in Australia (no government funding)
4.travel in and out of Australia as often as you want
The Subclass 300 visa will be valid for 9 months. If you marry your fiancé during this time, you will be eligible to apply for a Partner visa.
A Partner visa usually involves two stages: an application for a temporary Partner visa, and later for a permanent Partner visa. But in the case of Prospective Marriage (FIANCÉ) Sub Cass 300 Visa, it has 3 stages.
Who can sponsor for an Australian Prospective Marriage visa Subclass 300?
In order to sponsor you for a Prospective Marriage visa, your partner must be an:
1.Australian citizen; or
2.Australian permanent resident; or
3.Eligible New Zealand citizen.
Your partner must be over 18 years of age.
Please note that there may be some limitations on your partner’s eligibility to sponsor you if they have previously sponsored or been sponsored by someone for a Partner visa.
Who can apply for an Australian Prospective Marriage visa Subclass 300?
You may be eligible to be granted a Prospective Marriage visa Subclass 300 if you can show:
1.you are over 18 years of age
2.you and your partner have met in person since each of you turned 18, and know each other personally
3.you and your partner genuinely intend to marry within 9 months of the grant of the visa you and your partner genuinely intend to live together as spouses after your marriage
4.you meet health and character requirements.
5.You are able to include family members in your Prospective Marriage visa application if they satisfy particular criteria. Please consult us for more details.
If the marriage does not eventuate in this time, the visa will NOT be extended the applicant will be required to leave Australia.
The Prospective Spouse (Fiancé) Visa application must be lodged outside of Australia.