Partner Visa Australia

Subclasses 820 and 801 Partner Visa Australia

Subclass 820 visa is a temporary partner visa allowing you to live and work in Australia. This is the first stage towards a Subclass 801 Permanent Partner Visa. Pay only one application charge for both visas. Application is processed two years apart.
To be eligible for these Visas, you must be married to or in a de facto relationship with:

  • An Australian citizen
  • An Australian permanent resident
  • An eligible New Zealand citizen


SC 820 / SC 309 Temporary Partner visa allows you to:

  • Live and work in Australia until a decision is made about your SC 801 Permanent Partner
  • Study in Australia without access to government funding
  • Enroll in Medicare, Australia’s health-related care program
  • Include dependent children on your application.

SC 801 / SC 100 Permanent Partner / Spouse Visa includes all the benefits of Australian permanent residency:
  • Work and live in Australia indefinitely
  • Opportunity to study in Australia
  • Enroll in Medicare, Australia’s state-run healthcare program
  • Opportunity to apply for the Australian citizenship
  • Sponsor your relatives for permanent residence
  • Travel in and out of Australia multiple times

How to Apply for a Subclasses 820 and 801 Partner Visa:

Step 1: Prepare Documents

Provide documents with your application to prove the claims you make. These documents are listed on the Subclass 820/801 Document Checklist.

Step 2: Lodge Application

Lodge online, by post, or in person. All documents must be submitted including the visa application fee, which can be paid by credit card.
Step 3: Wait for a decision

It takes 12 -18 months for DIBP to make a decision on SC 820 visa application. Wait 6 – 12months before applying for a SC 801 Permanent Partner Visa.

Step 4: Receive visa and start working

Once your application is approved, receive your visa and start working in Australia.
All Skills Recruitment & Migration Services Pty Ltd. guides you to complete your application accurately, supplies all the forms needed, provides email and telephone support. We operate from Monday-Friday between 9 am to 5 pm.

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