Subclass 820/801 visa (apply onshore)
If you are applying for a partner visa inside of Australia, you should apply for the Partner visa (subclasses 820 and 801).
You must be in Australia when you lodge your application. This partner visa comes in two parts: a provisional then a permanent visa. You only need to lodge one application pay one application charge for both visas.Read more
Subclass 309/100 visa (apply offshore)
You must be outside of Australia when you apply for the subclass 309 visa and also when it is granted to you.
The Partner (Provisional) visa (subclass 309) is the first stage towards a permanent Partner visa (subclass 100). You only need to lodge one application for both your temporary and permanent visas and pay one application charge.Read more
De Facto Relationship Checklist
If you are applying for a partner visa but you are unmarried, follow this checklist to see if your relationship meets qualifies as de facto.Read more
Find out more about parent visas and adding dependents and partners to temporary work visas.Learn more