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Prospective Marriage Visa Australia


Are you intending to marry your prospective spouse in Australia? Prospective Marriage Visa a prospective spouse to come to Australia for marriage within the visa’s validity period of 9 months. The Marriage Visa Australia allows people to travel to Australia and marry their partners.


If you want to marry your partner, who’s an Australian permanent resident, Australian citizen, or an eligible citizen of New Zealand, you may apply for Visa 300.


Applicants must be outside Australia while applying for a Prospective Marriage Visa. Applicants can work in Australia with this visa. They can also study at their own expense while living in Australia on Visa 300.



How to get Partner Visa through Proxy Marriage?



It is necessary to meet the requirements of the Marriage Visa Australia. You must;

  • Be 18 or above.
  • Traveling to Australia with the intention of marrying your partner.
  • Be staying outside Australia while lodging your application.
  • Have sponsorship by your Australian spouse or de facto partner to visit Australia.
  • Meet health and character requirements.
  • Have personally met your partner or spouse.
  • Have cleared all your debts to the Australian Government.


The main goal of the Prospective Marriage Visa is to provide a way for people who want to live with their prospective partners in Australia. Applicants must marry their partner within 9 months after obtaining Visa 300.

Visa 300 Cost

Prospective Marriage Visa (subclass 300) costs around AUD 7,850. However, if you’ve added your family member to your application, there’ll be separate charges for them.

Visa 300 Stay Period

Prospective Marriage Visa Australia allows you to stay for 9 to 15 months in Australia.

Requirements for Sponsors

It is necessary to meet certain requirements to be eligible for a Prospective Marriage Visa (subclass 300). They include;

  • Permanent residents of Australia, Australian citizens, and eligible citizens of New Zealand are eligible to apply.
  • You’re required to provide police checks to the Department of Home Affairs (DOHA).
  • You must not be sponsored by anyone to apply for Partner visa or Prospective Marriage Visa within last 5 years.
  • You must not have sponsored your spouse or de facto partner to travel to Australia recently unless there’s a compelling or compassionate reason.


Make sure you don’t have any criminal records in the past. The Department of Home Affairs (DOHA) will not consider you to give sponsorship to your partner if you’ve ever been involved in a criminal case.

300 Visa Benefits

Subclass 300 visa holders can avail many benefits in Australia. They include;

  • You can live in Australia for 9 to 15 months.
  • You can travel from and to Australia as many times as you want until your visa is valid.
  • You can study at your own expense in Australia.

Frequently Asked Questions

“How long does Prospective Marriage Visa take to Process?

The Department of Home Affairs processes:

  • 25% of applications within 8 months
  • 50% of applications within 17 months
  • 75% of applications within 24 months
  • 90% of applications within 33 months

Can I Get Married Online in Australia?

No, you can’t get married online in Australia. As per the 1961 Marriage Act, regulated by the Attorney General’s Department, online marriage isn’t legal in Australia. According to Marriage Act 1961, a wedding has to be solemnized in the presence of a lawful celebrant and 2 witnesses.

Can a Prospective Marriage Visa have Merits Review?

If your visa gets refused, you can appeal a decision through merits review to the (AAT) Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This possibility isn’t available in all cases. Three possible positions are available to the AAT.

They may stand aside, confirm the Department’s original ruling or change it. Your application and all evidence gathered by the Tribunal will be reviewed using the same legislative provisions applied by Immigration.

Can Visa Subclass 300 Work in Australia?

Yes, you can work in Australia with a Prospective Marriage Visa 300. It allows you to stay in Australia for 9 to 15 months. During this period, you can work in Australia if you want.

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