Can I lodge a Partner Visa application without the help of a Registered Migration\r\nAgent?\r\nAs outlined in the accompanying video presented by Emma, our Principal Migration Agent, the answer really depends on a couple of factors, including:\r\n\r\nThe complexity level of your unique relationship situation; and\r\nIf you have received Visa advice from a Registered Migration Agent who is fully aware of your relationship details and is of the opinion you have a relatively straightforward case.\r\nWhen is it 'okay' to lodge a Partner Visa application on our own?\r\nSo we would say a tentative \u2018YES\u2019, you can consider lodging your Partner Visa application on your own if your case has been deemed a straightforward one by a Registered Migration Agent from whom you have directly sought advice at the outset of your application. Additionally, you would also need to fully understand the lodgement process. However, please be warned that you lodge your Partner Visa Application by yourself at your own risk. We would strongly advise the kind of intermediate support a Registered Migration Agency can provide, such as:\r\n\r\nAccess to document templates which are acceptable to the Department of Home Affairs;\r\nGuidance on how to put the application together; and\r\nA Full Partner Visa Application review prior to document lodgement.\r\nAt the very least, we feel it is really important to seek advice from a Registered Migration Agent right at the start.\r\nA Visa Planning Session with a Registered Migration Agent at the beginning of your Partner Visa journey will help determine if there are likely to be any complexities with your case. The\u00a0 session will also equip you with an understanding of the lodgement process.\r\n\r\nWhen is it 'not-okay' to lodge a Partner Visa application on our own?\r\nWe would say an emphatic \u2018NO\u2019 to lodging your own Partner Visa Application if any complex issues with your case have been identified. Really, it\u2019s not worth chancing a Visa refusal and losing the $7,000 Application Fee in the process if there is a chance your situation is a complex one that requires some insight and professional assistance. In cases like these, we would strongly recommend you secure the services of a Registered Migration Agent. At the end of the day, it\u2019s about you and your loved one. It's your future in Australia that is at stake. Most importantly, that $7,000 is gone if the Visa application is refused.\r\n\r\nSo in conclusion, if yours is a straightforward case as advised by a Registered Migration Agent, then yes, do consider lodging on your own. It may save you money. Look at some level of support as well, if you can afford it. If yours is a complex case, though, we strongly recommend you get assistance and advice from a Registered Migration Agent.\r\n\r\nEither way, we wish you good luck and everything of the best. We love getting your feedback so feel free to comment below. We read all your remarks and will reply if we can answer any questions.