Prospective Marriage Visa (subclass 300)
A Prospective Marriage visa (otherwise known as a fiancé visa) is for people who want to come to Australia to marry their prospective spouse who is an Australian citizen or Australian permanent.
A sc 300 visa allows you to:
· enter Australia before you marry your fiancé
· work in Australia
· study in Australia (however there is no access to government funding)
· travel in and out of Australia as often as you want
The 300 visa will be valid for 9 months. If you marry your fiancé during this time, you will be eligible to apply for a Partner visa.
Who can sponsor for a Prospective Marriage visa?
In order to sponsor you for a Prospective Marriage visa, your partner must be an:
· Australian citizen
· Australian permanent resident; or
· eligible New Zealand citizen.
Your partner must be over 18 years of age.
You may be eligible to be granted a Prospective Marriage visa if you can show:
· you are over 18 years of age
· you and your partner have met in person since each of you turned 18, and know each other personally
· you and your partner genuinely intend to marry within 9 months of the grant of the visa
· you and your partner genuinely intend to live together as spouses after your marriage
· you meet health and character requirements.