Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa
The subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa or fiancé visa as it is also known, is for people who want to come to Australia to marry their fiancé.
Applicants must be outside Australia when the apply for and when the subclass 300 Prospective Marriage visa is granted.
The subclass 300 prospective marriage visa is a temporary visa granted for nine months. During this period applicants are expected to marry their fiancé and apply for a subclass 820 temporary partner visa. Provided the subclass 300 prospective marriage visa holder applies for a subclass 820 temporary partner visa before their visa expires, when their subclass 300 prospective marriage visa expires they are granted a bridging visa allowing them to remain in Australia while they are subclass 820 temporary partner visa application is processed.
In some circumstances it is possible for a subclass 300 visa holder to apply for a subclass 820 visa without marrying their fiancé.