Partner Visa

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We all want our partners to be closer at every possible time of life. The Partner Visa permits the spouses or partners of Australian citizens or permanent residents to live and work permanently in Australia - ensuring the best in family dynamics. At OBCO Migration & Educational Consultants, we ensure that you have a hassle-free experience with our result-oriented services in Partner Visa Melbourne. Primarily, the Partner Visa has two subclasses - Subclass 820 and Subclass 801.

  • Subclass 820 - Temporary, allows the partner to live in Australia
  • Subclass 801 - First stage towards permanent Partner Visa

ELIGIBILITY : To be eligible for the Partner Visa in Australia, the applicant must be married to (marriage must be valid under Australian law) or in a de facto relationship for at least 12 months with an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.


Students need to score the required bands as an evidence of English language proficiency to study, work and migrate to Australia. The highly acclaimed tests include,

  • Age - 18 years or old during the time of application
  • Sponsor - Your partner or spouse
  • Health requirements
  • Character requirements
  • Debts to Australian government


The benefits for the temporary Partner Visa and the permanent Partner Visa vary, but are important for the applicants every way.

Benefits of Temporary Visa:

  • Live and work in Australia until a decision is made about the permanent Partner Visa (Subclass 801)
  • Study in Australia, but with no access to government funding
  • Enrol in Australia’s scheme for health-related care and expenses - Medicare
  • Include dependent children during the application

Benefits of Permanent Visa:

  • Work and live in Australia for an indefinite period
  • Opportunity to study in Australia
  • Enrol in Medicare, state-run healthcare program in Australia
  • Opportunity to apply for Australian citizenship
  • Sponsor relatives for permanent residency
  • Travel in and out of Australia, on will

The highly experienced migration agents at OBCO Migration & Educational Consultants provide assistance in numerous visa options for partners and spouses including Australian Marriage Visa and Spouse Visa, depending on the needs of the applicants.

With our services in partner visa Melbourne, our team strives to provide you complete peace of mind, giving you the confidence and security to plan your life with your partner in Australia. We work to keep families together and work efficiently to secure Partner Visa in Australia as quickly as possible. For advice and visa application, call us or fill our online assessment form.