The categories of Australian spouse visa include: spouse visa in Australia (subclass s820/801), which is applicable to applications made by applicants in Australia, of which the applicant must also be in Australia when the 820 temporary visa is approved; the spouse immigrant visa outside Australia (Category s309/100), applicable to applications made by applicants abroad, of which the 309 temporary visa requires the applicant to be outside Australia at the time of application and visa approval. These two visa categories allow Australian citizens or permanent residents, or eligible New Zealand citizens to sponsor their overseas spouses to settle in Australia. It is divided into two stages. When applying, you can submit temporary and permanent visas at the same time. If the applicant is approved for a visa, the first is a temporary visa; after two years, he can pass the review process before he can obtain a permanent residence visa. In some special circumstances, you can directly obtain a permanent residence visa, such as those who have more than three years of relationship or have children.

Australian spouse immigration has relatively loose requirements for applicants. Unlike other visa types, there are no requirements for academic qualifications, work experience, English, and asset certificates. Therefore, it has become a direct and efficient way of immigration. To successfully obtain a spouse visa, the most important thing is whether the relationship between the two parties is true, lasting and unique. This method seems simple, but the legal provisions and clauses are still more complicated. How to prepare a substantial and detailed application so that the review officer can quickly convince the applicant and the guarantor that the relationship between the applicant and the guarantor is true and lasting. It is a very critical step. It also requires a full understanding of the current policy provisions. Have superb skills and rich experience in file processing.

Spouse immigrant visas can be applied to spouses, fiances (wives), including heterosexual and same-sex couples.

XNUMX. Marriage Cohabitation Category
Marriage and common-law spouse immigration is the most direct, easiest and efficient method of various immigration application channels. It takes the closest relationship between the applicant and his guarantor (ie cohabitation and marital relationship) as the application conditions.

Marriage spouses, regardless of whether they are married in an institution recognized by the Australian Immigration Bureau or married in China, meet the basic conditions for applying for spouse immigration. The common-law spouse must have lived together in the 12 months before submitting the permanent visa application, and must provide credible documents.

All applicants need to apply for temporary and permanent residence visas at the same time, unless their relationship has existed for a long time, the applicants are required to be assessed under the regulations of temporary residence visas. Once the visa is approved, the applicant can come to Australia. After two years from the date of submission of the application, if both parties still maintain a true and lasting marriage relationship and meet the corresponding conditions, the applicant will receive a permanent residence visa. This also means that if the relationship breaks down, holders of temporary residence visas will not be able to obtain permanent residence (unless the reason for the breakdown is an exception in the law).

The guarantor must be an Australian citizen who is 18 years of age or older, a permanent resident or a qualified New Zealand citizen. Each guarantor can only guarantee twice in a lifetime, and the guarantee interval is at least five years. If you are a person who obtained a green card through a spouse visa, you also need to wait more than five years before you can sponsor your spouse to apply for immigration.

XNUMX. Fiance/wife category
Before marriage registration or cohabitation, local residents of Australia can also sponsor their fiance/wife to come to Australia to marry him. Applicants will be able to apply for temporary visas for unmarried couples, which are generally valid for nine months. During this period, the applicant must arrive in Australia, complete the marriage registration with the guarantor and submit the next step of the application-a temporary spouse visa within the validity period of the visa.

The term of a temporary spouse visa is two years. After two years from the date of submission of the application, if both parties still maintain a true and lasting marriage relationship and meet the corresponding conditions, the applicant will receive a permanent residence visa.

The applicant must obtain the guarantor's continuous guarantee before obtaining the permanent residence visa, and continue to maintain a true and lasting marriage relationship with the guarantor, and finally obtain the permanent residence visa.

At present, in view of the fact that there are some false materials in the spouse application, the applicant is for immigration purposes, and the spouse relationship or cohabitation relationship is not true. The Australian Immigration Bureau has strict approval and control on spouse applications. Most applications submitted overseas will be investigated by telephone. For applications submitted in Australia, immigration officers will also come to investigate the situation to determine whether the applicant and spouse are in a real relationship. Therefore, if the applicant wants to ensure that the address is updated in time. Many students feel that the application is relatively simple, but due to insufficient material preparation and inexperience, even the real spouse may be refused. Therefore, when preparing materials, you need to be careful and comprehensive, and be prepared for telephone surveys and unannounced visits.

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