Your question: How long does a 309 visa last?

subclass 309 Temporary Partner Visa is about 17 months for 75% of all the visa applications, and 23 months for 90% of all the visa applications.

How long is 309 visa valid?

Length of visa

Your 309 partner visa will be valid until a decision is made on the second stage (100 visa). You can apply for the 100 visa two years after applying for the 309 visa. The 100 visa is a permanent residency visa which entitles you to remain here indefinitely.

Is subclass 309 a permanent visa?

Partner (Provisional and Migrant) Visa (Subclass 309/100)

The provisional 309 visa is a temporary visa while the migrant 100 visa is a permanent. The temporary provisional 309 visa is granted first, which allows the applicant to stay in Australia for two years and apply for the migrant 100 visa within that duration.

How do I convert my 309 visa to 100?

About two years after you received your 309 Visa, the Department of Home Affairs will notify you that they will start processing your Permanent 100 Visa and give you a list of documents you should provide. You will have to log into your ImmiAccount and: Complete Stage 2 – Permanent Partner Visa Assessment (100, 801).

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How long does a partner visa last in Australia?

The Partner visa (subclass 801) is a permanent visa – it lasts indefinitely. It starts on the date it is granted.

How long did your 309 visa take?

The current average processing time for the subclass 309 visa is between 14 and 19 months (based on 75-90% of applications lodged).

Can a 309 visa get Medicare?

This includes if you’ve applied for a combined spouse visa 309/100 or 820/801. You can enrol in Medicare from either: the date you applied for permanent residency. the date you arrived here to live if you applied outside Australia.

Can 309 visa be Cancelled?

The process of withdrawing a partner visa application or cancelling a temporary partner visa (subclass 309 or subclass 820) is similar. … The applicant or sponsor can withdraw the application request to cancel the visa by writing a letter to the Department that includes: their full name and date of birth.

Can I get Centrelink on 309 visa?

Holders (not for pending applications and on bridging visas) of a Subclass 820 or Subclass 309 Partner Visa may be eligible to apply for Centrelink for a limited range of benefits including Family Tax Benefit, Dad and Partner Pay, Parental Leave Pay, and Low Income Health Care Card.

Can I enter Australia on a 309 visa?

Yes, you can if you hold a current Partner visa (subclasses 100, 309, 801, and 820). … However, if you do not hold any of the Partner visas, you may still be allowed to travel to/enter Australia if you have a valid visa and have been granted an entry exemption by the Department of Home Affairs (‘the Department’).

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What is the difference between subclass 309 and 820?

Thank you! The subclass 309 is for married or de facto visa applicants who are outside of Australia at the time of lodging their visa application and the subclass 820 is for married or de facto visa applicants who are in Australia at the time of lodging their visa application.

What is a subclass 309 visa?

The visa lets the de facto partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen, live in Australia permanently. It is usually granted to people who hold a temporary Partner visa (subclass 309).

How long do I have after my visa is granted before I can move to Australia?

When you are granted a permanent visa, you are usually permitted a 5-year travel facility. This means you can leave and re-enter Australia as many times as you like in the 5 years from the date your permanent visa was granted, as long as your visa remains valid. After 5 years, your travel facility expires.

What happens if you break up on a partner visa?

If your relationship has broken down permanently and you do not have children together, and there are no allegations of domestic violence, the DHA will eventually refuse your Subclass 820 Provisional Partner Visa, cancel your Provisional Partner Visa (either Subclass 820 or 309), or refuse your Permanent Partner visa, …

How much is a partner visa in Australia 2020?

Partner visa (Temporary)

From AUD7,850 for most applicants. From AUD1,310 for Prospective Marriage visa (subclass 300) holders. You pay for the temporary and the permanent visa at the same time.

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Is a partner visa a permanent resident?

The Australian Partner Visa (subclass 801) is a permanent resident visa, allowing you to work, study, travel, and even apply for Australian citizenship later on.