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Prospective Marriage Visa


Prospective Marriage Visa

Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300)

The Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) allows an applicant to travel to Australia to marry their prospective spouse. After this visa is granted the visa holder has up to nine months to get married – they can get married in Australia or overseas.

A Prospective Marriage Visa is a more favourable option for applicants who do not have enough evidence to satisfy the grant of a Partner Visa, however would like to get married and proceed with a Partner visa application at a later date.

Once married, the visa holder can then apply for a Partner Visa (Subclass 820 & 801) onshore at a reduced visa application charge.

When granted the Prospective Marriage Visa, you will have full work, travel and study rights in Australia and have the option of getting married in Australia or outside of Australia.

It is important that prior to the expiry of the Prospective Marriage Visa an application for a Partner (subclass 820) is made to enable you or your partner to remain in Australia on a permanent basis.

You or your partner will still be required to wait out the two year period between the date of application for the Subclass 820 Partner visa and lodgement of the Subclass 801 visa application.

If you are considering lodging a Prospective Marriage (subclass 300) Visa Application, or would like to further discuss your options please contact us on 1300 083 843, via email at or by making an online enquiry.

Prospective Marriage Visa (subclass 300)


It is a requirement of the Prospective Marriage Visa (subclass 300) that a Notice of Intent to Marry is provided with the application.

Further to having a genuine intent to get married when the visa is granted, the application must show evidence that you are in a Genuine and Continuing relationship with your partner.

Condition 8519 specifies that the visa holder must marry within nine months of being granted the visa. This means that once you or you partner arrives in Australia you must get legally married within 9 months.


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