What is the 300 Visa?

The Prospective Marriage Visa, Subclass 300, is a temporary visa for applicants who want to come to Australia to marry an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen. It allows you to enter Australia and marry your intended spouse within 9 months. Once granted the visa, you can live, study and work in Australia for up to 9 months. You must be outside Australia when applying and when the decision is made.

 

Am I eligible to apply for the 300 Visa?

What are the Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) requirements? You may be eligible if you

  • are sponsored by your intended spouse who is an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen
  • and your partner is over 18 years of age
  • and your partner have met each other physically since turning 18 years of age
  • and your partner genuinely intend to get married within 9 months after you grant the visa
  • do not have any previous visa cancellations and have complied with conditions of your previous visa.
  • meet health and character requirements

 

What are the benefits of the 300 Visa?

With the Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) you can:

  • live, work and study in Australia for up to 9 months
  • travel to and from Australia as many times as you want until the validity of your visa expires
  • apply for the Partner Visa (subclass 820 and 801) after you marry

 

What are the costs of the 300 Visa?

The Department of Home Affairs visa cost of the Prospective Marriage Visa is AUD $7,715.

 

How long does it take to get the 300 Visa?

The Department of Home Affairs assesses applications on a case-by-case basis and processing time can vary from 16 to 29 months for the subclass 300 Visa. Completing application with necessary documents, responding to any requests quickly and providing required information can help expedite the process.

 

Frequently Asked Questions of the 300 Visa?

Do I and my fiancé have to marry in Australia?

As the Prospective Marriage Visa allows you to travel to and from Australia as many times as you want, you don’t have to marry in Australia.

Can I include my family members to Australia on the 300 Visa?

Yes, you can include your family members when you apply or any time before a decision is made.

 

Why choose Withstand Lawyers for the 300 Visa?

At Withstand Lawyers we have made visa application process easier and faster for many couples. We understand how hard it is to be separate from your loved one. Our firm specialises in immigration law and has experienced legal professionals and resources required to provide you with the guidance and representation that is needed to ensure you reach your immigration goals. Please book a meeting online or call us on 1800 952 901 for professional assistance.

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