Priority in Designated Regional Areas

Good news on the horizon for people residing in designated regional areas!

If you are currently living in a designated regional area in Australia and were planning to start the onshore partner visa process soon, there is great news for you. The government has announced that they will be introducing priority processing for onshore partner visa applicants where the relevant sponsor resides in a designated regional area for the 2020-2021 migration program. This means your application will be prioritised and you will be placed in front of the queue!

If you are planning to lodge an onshore partner visa (subclass 820/801) soon, this is definitely the best time to lodge and get ahead of the game early. If you want to find out more information about this, give us a call and we will be happy to step you through this.

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IMPORTANT: Please note, this does not constitute Immigration advice. Always seek advice from a Registered Migration Agent before applying for an Australian Visa. Migration Law is constantly changing. This information is accurate only at the time of publication.

  • Sara says:

    Is the priority processing only for onshore candidates or do offshore candidates benefit from this as well? I.e. Partner is residing currently in a regional area but I am offshore.

    • Emma Drynan MARN0960361 says:

      Hi Sara, unfortunately, the priority processing only applies to onshore visa applicants. But please do give our office a call so we can help you plan a course of actioon for your Partner Visa.

  • Graham Peter Kendall says:

    I looking for visa to live in the Philippines with my defacto and my two children

    • Emma Drynan MARN0960361 says:

      Hey Graham, apologies but we only deal with Visas to Australia.

      • Augustine W. Weah says:

        Hi Madam Emma Drynan. Please consider me an applicant for migration to Australia. Kindly help me in the process of getting migrated to Australia as a permanent residence to live there and work legitimately. Kindly help me out. I am a Liberian from Liberia in West Africa, Africa. I am a Bachelor Degree holder and a Catholic High School Administrator specifically Vice Principal for Instruction.

        • Emma Drynan MARN0960361 says:

          Hi Augustine, we specialise in Partner Visa applications but we may be able to refer you to a few Migration Agencies that can assist you. Please give our office a call at 07 3063 1200.

  • About the Author Pearl Frankis MARN2015921

    Pearl is a lawyer and Freedom Migration's Business Development Manager. She's a Registered Migration Agent who studied law and has vast experience in the legal industry. Her expertise in Partner Visa's bloomed from her fondness of a good love story and desire to help people and make a difference in people's lives.