Last Updated: 3 November 2023
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My visa has been refused, how do I apply for review of the decision?
If your application is reviewable, your notification of the refusal decision will contain information regarding an option to apply for review to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal
My relationship with my Sponsor has ended or changed what do I do?
Depending on your situation you may need to complete the Notification of Relationship Cessation form in ImmiAccount
My partner and I are in a same-sex relationship. Can we apply for a Partner Visa?
Australia allows same-sex relationships so same-sex relationship can apply for a partner visa.
I have a substantial criminal history in the past. Can I still apply for a Partner Visa?
To eligible for this visa, you cannot have a substantial criminal record and/or been convicted of a relevant offence.
Can I request a priority in the processing time of my Partner Visa Application?
A Partner visa application might be prioritised where you can demonstrate compelling and compassionate circumstances. There is no guarantee that your application will be given a higher priority as other applicants might have equally or more compelling and compassionate circumstances.
Can I work while I wait for my visa application to be processed?
It’s depend on your current substantive visa rights and conditions will continue to apply until a decision has been made on your application. Check VEVO to see if your visa has work right or not.
My partner and I have not lived together for 12 months. Do I meet the requirements?
If you are married or have registered your relationship in Australia, you may be able to overcome 12 month living together requirement
I was previously sponsored by my partner and got permanent residence. However, our relationship ended. Could I sponsor my new partner?
Yes you can. You can be a sponsor for a maximum of two times and you have sponsored another partner within the last 5 years or you were sponsored as a partner within the last 5 years
How can I register my relationship?
Depending on which state you live in, you can register your relationship here:
– New South Wales: https://www.nsw.gov.au/family-and-relationships/relationship-register
At least one partner must live in New South Wales. It will take 28 days to receive your certificate after you have registered your relationship.
At least one partner must live in Victoria. It will take 28 days to receive your certificate after you have registered your relationship.
At least one partner must live in Queensland. It will take at least 10 days to receive your certificate after you have registered your relationship.
At least one partner must live in South Australia. It will take 28 days to receive your certificate after you have registered your relationship.
Australian Capital Territory: https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1694#!tabs-2
Completed on paper application.
Both partners must live in Tasmania. It will take 28 days to receive your certificate after you have registered your relationship
My Current Visa Has An 8503 Condition Attached, Can I Apply For Partner Visa?
An 8503 condition on your visa does not allow you to make a further visa application while you are inAustralia. There are however exceptions to this; the regulations allow certain applicants to apply for a waiver