What’s better than being united with your spouse/partner especially when they are thousands of miles apart from you? We, at Vision Consultants, surely do care about your emotions and therefore we have a panel of our expert education and migration visa consultants who are industry leaders in their respective visa domains.
Either you are currently in a relationship with an Australian citizen or PR holder, or currently your spouse is on work or student related visa, we have compiled the top 5 tips by which you can expedite your partner visa application by leaps and bounds. First let us discuss in detail why do partner visa applications get rejected at first place?
- Not adding your and your partner’s details accurately
- Submitting your application with not the correct format
- Not being able to pass the character test
- Not able to prove significant relationship ties between you and your partner
- Withholding any information that may have impact on your application
Now let us discuss the top tips by which you can increase the chances of fast processing your application:
- Picking the right visa category for which you are eligible!
The first and foremost requirement for expediting your partner visa processing is picking the right visa format for which you are eligible for. There are a number of Australian partner visas, including:
Sub-class 820 and 801– This subclass is valid for on-shore applicants or de-facto partners of Australian PR holders or Australian citizens. It should also be noted that sub-class 820 allows the visa holders to live and work in Australia for a period of two years.
Sub-class 309 and 100 are for offshore applicants, sub-class 309 is a temporary visa while sub-class 100 is a permanent visa.
- Meeting the certain criteria:
There are certain criteria that are said to be met and requirements to be fulfilled. Firstly, both the partners have to be 18 years or older. Secondly, both the partners have to meet the relationship criteria so gather as much evidence before lodging your application as you can for you would be asked to submit them later. Your health and character provisional background checks also need to be met. Also, if you have currently any outstanding debts on the Australian government, pay or repay them well in advance,
- Always seek guidance from a MARA registered Australian agent
It is imperative to know that you always seek advice from trusted and registered migrations consultants Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Hobart. This will ensure that your partner visa application is filed correctly and in accordance with the rules and regulations set by the DoHA.