Does being in a de facto relationship for at least 1 year include times apart?

Can we be considered de facto if we are apart (work/travel)? If you and your partner are claiming ‘de facto’ status and have lived apart for periods during your first twelve months as a couple,

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Where can I get my Visa Medical / Health Exam done?

Where can I do my ‘medical’ or ‘health exam’ in Australia? If you’re in Australia and based in a metropolitan city, your medical or health exam can be done at BUPA Visa Medical. If

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What will the Partner Visa mean for us?

When you first embark on the Partner Visa journey, you can both become so caught up in the planning and logistics of what needs to be done – the forms, deciding what information to include,

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What is the ‘Character Test’?

Who does the Character test Apply to? All adults who apply for an Australian Visa are required to pass the character test which involves a police check. This may also apply to other applicants

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What is ‘Front End Loading’ an application?

What does ‘front loading’ / ’front end loading’ an application mean? ‘Front end loading’ or ‘front loading’ is a term used by Migration Agents which means applicants have provided

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Will I be interviewed for the Partner Visa Application?

Will I be interviewed for the Partner Visa application? This is one of the questions our clients stress about after lodging their applications. Generally, it is unusual to be asked by the Department

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If we’ve been together for two years, do we automatically qualify for a Permanent Visa?

If we’ve been together for two years, do we automatically qualify for a Permanent Visa? This is a question that comes up quite often from our clients. The short answer in terms of applying

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What is the 6 month work limitation?

I’m on a Working Holiday Visa applying for a Partner Visa, am I still subject to the 6 month work limitation? Many of our clients arrive in Australia on conditional Working Holiday Visas and

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Using a Migration Agent? Check the code of Conduct

Have you heard about fake migration operators who mislead clients and falsely claim they are FULLY registered with the government authorities? Unfortunately, there are in fact numerous dodgy

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What proof do I need if we’re in a De Facto relationship?

What proof do I need if we’re in a De Facto relationship? The most important proof to consider is the ‘12 Month De Facto Requirement’. This applies to Partner Visa applicants who are

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