Will Department of Home Affairs actually check my social media accounts?
Good Question! We get asked this one a lot and YES, be warned that there really is a good chance the Department will do
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,
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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