300 Visa Subclass
Prospective Marriage Visa
The Prospective Marriage visa is appropriate to people who wish to come to Australia to marry their prospective spouse.
It is a a temporary visa valid for 9 months from the date it is granted, after which you will be eligible to apply for a partner visa in Australia.
- You must be outside Australia when you apply for the visa and when the visa is granted.
- Your prospective partner must be either an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
- You must genuinely intend to marry your fiancé and live as husband and wife.
- Both you and your fiancé must be aged 18 years or older to be able to legally marry according to Australian law, or in certain exceptions with an Australian Court order, you can be between 16 and 18 years old.
- You must be of opposite sexes, same sex couples are not eligible for this visa subclass.
- You and your intended spouse must have met in person, even in cases of arranged marriage.
- You must meet the general health and character requirements.
Once the visa is granted, you:
- Must enter Australia at least once before marrying your fiancé.
- Can leave and re-enter Australia for as many times as you want in the nine-month period while your visa is valid.
- Can work and study in Australia.
- Can apply for a Partner Visa once you and your fiancé are legally married.
What we do
Registered Migration Agents at Study Pro have extensive experience in the preparation and lodgement of this visa, and will be able to assist you in all areas to ensure that you and your partner can obtain the most successful outcome.
For more information, please book an immigration consultation session with our senior migration agent on obtaining a Prospective Marriage visa.