Schedule 3 Criteria and Australian Partner Visa Applications?
Are you subject to Schedule 3 criteria for your Australian Partner Visa application? Schedule 3 of the Migration Regulations lists the additional criteria which must be satisfied by persons wishing to apply for visas, but who are in Australia unlawfully as a result of their visa expiring. These are Schedule 3 Criterion 3001 and 3002 of […]Continue to read »
Do It Yourself (DIY) Partner Visa
Do It Yourself (DIY) Partner Visa applications have a high risk of refusal. A Freedom of Information (FOI) request to the Department of Home Affairs in 2018 exposed a startling picture on the visa refusal rates of the offshore and onshore Partner visa, when a migration professional is not appointed; a do it yourself (DIY) […]Continue to read »
Australian Partner Visa
The Australian Partner Visa can be confusing. Therefore, this webinar explores your options; and most importantly, discusses eligibility requirements and explores the types of documents required. A Partner Visa allows a partner/spouse of an Australian citizen, permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens to live in Australia. These visas apply to individuals in genuine relationships […]Continue to read »
Eligible New Zealand Citizen (ENZC) potential issues
This case study explores the visa options and potential issues that an Eligible New Zealand Citizen (ENZC) may encounter when applying for a partner visa. Summary: A New Zealand citizen who resides in Australia has formed a relationship with a partner from overseas. We explore the options available for him and his partner and the […]Continue to read »
Document requirements for an Australian partner visa
Do you know the Australian partner visa requirements? If you are looking to apply for an Australian partner visa (subclass 820 and 801), you may still be unsure of what you need when it comes to your documentation and evidence. As professionals in Australian visas, Keystone Visa and Migration Services is here to help make […]Continue to read »
Australian partner visa options for same sex couples
Do you live in Australia and are looking for partner visa options for same-sex couples? It was in 2017 when the Australian public voted ‘yes’ to allow same-sex marriage that the Marriage Act changed. On 9 December 2017, Australian marriage laws were passed to allow for marriage equality, allowing two people, regardless of their gender […]Continue to read »
Partner visa divorce requirements
Applying for a partner visa but still legally married to another person? Our new case study on Partner visa divorce requirements covers everything you need to know. Summary: Our client was living abroad in a de facto relationship with her partner, an Australia Citizen, for almost 7 years. This was a committed relationship to the […]Continue to read »
Married to someone else but want an Australian Partner Visa?
Legally married to someone else and in a relationship with a new partner and want to apply for an Australian Partner Visa? Sometimes we see clients who need a Partner Visa but their still married to their previous partner – yet that relationship has finished and for whatever reason, they’re not divorced. They are now […]Continue to read »
How you can apply for a partner visa if you haven’t lived with your partner.
A quick answer to how you can apply for a partner visa if you haven’t lived with your partner in a defacto relationship for 12 months or more. To qualify for a de facto partner visa in Australia, you will need to meet eligibility criteria. One of the most important aspects of a partner visa […]Continue to read »
Australian Partner Visa Document Checklist
The Australian Partner Visa Checklist is based on the requirements to apply for an Australian partner visa and complete the application by supplying evidence to substantiate your identities and that your relationship is genuine and ongoing. Due to the high demand, processing times for onshore Australian Partner Temporary visas (subclass 820 visa) and offshore Australian […]Continue to read »