Partner Visa in Australia

Learn more about the Partner Visa in Australia

On the Partner Visa, if you have an Australian spouse, partner or fiancé, it is possible for them to sponsor you for permanent residence. Your partner would need to be an Australian permanent resident, citizen or eligible New Zealand citizen.


In most circumstances, you must be the spouse (married) or de facto partner of an:

  • Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident or
  • Eligible New Zealand citizen

Processing times

  • 28 months for 90% of Partner Visa (temporary) applications
  • 24 months for 90% of Partner Visa (permanent) applications


  • Government fee – From AU$7,160 for most applicants. From AU$1,195 for Prospective Marriage Visa (subclass 300) holders. You pay for the temporary and permanent visas at the same time
  • Archer Education & Migration fee – AU$5,200 payable in 12 months (AU$100/weekly)


Complete the form and we will contact you to book your Visa Assessment session.