You will be eligible 24 months from the date you lodge your combined provisional and permanent partner visa application you can apply to get your permanent partner visa. In some instances the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) will contact you and request you to apply to have your permanent partner visa granted.
You must demonstrate that you are still living with your partner in a genuine and continuing relationship.
If the relationship has broken down before the permanent visa is granted you are obliged to notify the DHA of the breakdown and the DHA will provide you with the opportunity to make alternative visa arrangements. Before notifying the DHA, you should seek further advice on your visa options from a migration agent or immigration lawyer.
In certain circumstances you may still be granted a permanent partner visa:-
- If there are Australian citizen children from the relationship or
- There is clear evidence of domestic violence towards you by your partner.
What conditions are attached to a subclass 801 or a subclass 100 permanent partner visa?
There are no conditions attached to either of the subclass 801 or the subclass 100 permanent partner visas.
Even if the relationship breaks down at a later date the visa cannot be cancelled. The visa holder can apply for Australian citizenship when they meet the citizenship criteria.
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