What is a Prospective Marriage visa?

The Prospective Marriage visa (subclass 300) or fiancé visa as it is also known is for people who want to come to Australia to marry their prospective spouse.

It is a temporary visa for nine months.

Applicants must be outside Australia when they lodge their application and when their visa is granted.

The applicant's marriage can take place in any country.

What does Prospective Marriage subclass 300 fiancé visa allow me to do?

The prospective marriage visa allows an applicant to:

  • Enter Australia before they marry their prospective spouse
  • Travel into and out of Australia as often as the applicant want
  • Work in Australia with unrestricted work rights
  • Study in Australia, but with no access to government funding for tertiary study
  • Apply for subclass 820 and subclass 801 partner visas after the applicant marries.


Who can qualify for a subclass 300 Prospective Marriage visa?

To qualify for a Prospective Marriage visa applicants must:

  • Intend to marry and live as husband or wife with their prospective spouse
  • Be sponsored for the visa by their prospective spouse
  • Know their prospective spouse and have met in person
  • Be the opposite sex to their prospective spouse (same-sex couples can apply for a Partner visa based on their de facto relationship)
  • Be over 18 years of age, in good health and of good character.

Prospective Marriage visa applicants must have proof they intend to marry .

Who can a Prospective Marriage visa applicant plan to marry to qualify for the visa

Prospective Marriage visa applicants must be sponsored by their prospective spouse who must be at least 18 years of age and either be:

  • an Australian citizen
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • an Eligible New Zealand Citizen) (An eligible New Zealand citizen is a New Zealand citizen who was living in Australia on 26 February 2001 or for at least one year in the two years immediately before 26 February 2001) Prospective Marriage applicants must have met their prospective spouse in person, as adults and must know them personally.

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