This visa allows you to enter or remain in Australia on the basis of your married or de-facto relationship with your partner:
Your partner must provide sponsorship for you.
Persons who can apply:
This visa is for you if you want to enter Australia on the basis of your relationship with your partner. Your partner must be one of the following:
There is an application charge for this visa. This will usually not be refunded if your application is unsuccessful, or if you decide to withdraw your application after you have lodged it. The application charge covers you and all family members included in your application.
What does the visa let me do?
The table below gives a summary of what you can do in Australia if you have a temporary or permanent Spouse visa.
Note: You may also be eligible to enrol in Medicare, if you are married and have applied for, but not yet been granted, this visa.
Visa validity period:
If you are granted a temporary spouse visa, it is normally valid throughout the waiting period until a decision is made on your permanent spouse visa application.
If you are granted a permanent spouse visa, it will allow you to remain in Australia permanently
These pages provide information about the requirements that must be met to support a visa application.
These pages provide information about the requirements that must be met following the granting of this visa.
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