Partner Visas – Spousal Visas from $1000

Huge numbers of partner visa applications are refused each year!   Our team regularly speaks to people who lodged their own partner visa application and then got it refused! Many of these people were told by their friends, “Visa applications are so easy … don’t waste your money on a migration agent!” Hmmnn!  They then ask us to whip out a magic wand and sort things out. Sometimes we can sort things out. This may involve an application to the Administrative…

Partner Visas (subclass 820 and 801)

A few useful pointers for anyone thinking about preparing a partner or spousal visa application. Partner visas (or spousal visas) form an important part of Australia’s permanent migration programme. How many are granted ? The Department of Home Affairs is likely to grant over 47,825 partner visas this year. It’s important to understand that the term “partner visa” includes the Prospective Marriage visa as well as the provisional and permanent partner visas. Demand for partner visas is very high and…

Travelling Overseas After Applying for a Partner Visa

If you have applied for a partner visa (subclass 820) while you were in Australia, then it is important to understand that you must actually be inside Australia in order for your visa to be granted. If you were in Australia and held a working holiday visa, 457 visa, visitor visa or other type of “substantive” visa when you lodged your partner visa application you should have been granted a Bridging Visa A (BVA). If you submitted your partner visa…