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Prospective Marriage Visa
Prospective Marriage Visa

At the VMMR we specialise in Prospective Marriage Visa weddings, whilst providing advice and consultancy regarding legal ceremonies within Victoria. At the completion of your ceremony, you will be presented with an official Australian Government Marriage Certificate.



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Can I get married if I am not an Australian Citizen
Yes, it is perfectly legal for you to marry if you are not an Australian Citizen, it is also legal for your partner not to be an Australian Citizen (assuming there is no Visa in place). However, if you are entering Australia on a Prospective Marriage Visa, then at least one of you must be an Australian Citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia

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Are you able to assist with a letter for the Department of Immigration for a Prospective Marriage VISA
Yes, our Celebrants are able to assist with a letter for Department of Immigration. The letter we provide will include your legal names, the intended date of your ceremony, the location, the celebrant, and acknowledgement that your Notice of Intended Marriage has been received and authorised

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Can I apply to be married if my partner is overseas
Yes, you can apply to be married if your partner is outside Australia. You need to complete, sign, and have witnessed a Notice of Intended Marriage. If your partner is coming to Australia for the purposes of marriage, they may wish to consider applyng for a Prospective Marriage Visa

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Does my partner need to sign the Notice of Intended Marriage if they are outside Australia
No, in order to submit your Notice of Intended Marriage, you only need one signatory, either the bride or bridegroom. The other partner can sign anytime prior to the ceremony

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How long can I stay in Australia if I am granted a Prospective Marriage Visa
If your visa is granted, you can stay in Australia for 9 months

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Can I travel to Australia and be married whilst on a holiday visa
Yes, your holiday visa will be granted for 3 months, giving you plenty of time to be legally married while you are in Australia

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Which visa is best for me if I wish to get married in Australia
There are really only 2 visas you would consider. One is a Holiday Visa and the other is a Prospective Marriage visa

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How does the visa I apply for effect my tenure in Australia
The Prospective Marriage Visa is a 9 month Visa, and enables you to work while you are in Australia. The Holiday Visa is for 3 months and does not allow you to work whilst in Australia

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What is the difference in cost between a Prospective Marriage Visa and a Holiday Visa
A Prospective Marriage Visa is currently $7,000 AUD, whereas a Holiday Visa is $30 AUD

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Why would I spend thousands of dollars on a Prospective Marriage Visa if all I need is a Holiday Visa
The type of visa you select is based on your time constraints. In other words, do you require 3 months or 9 months. In reality, it would make much more financial sense to apply for a Holiday Visa, since both Visas achieve the same result, as far as marriage is concerned

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Are there any circumstances where a Prospective Marriage Visa is more advantageous than a Holiday Visa
No, since the Prospective Marriage Visa and the Holiday Visa achieve exactly the same result, as far as being able to be legally married in Australia is concerned

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What are the eligibility requirements of the Prospective Marriage Visa
To successfully apply for a Prospective Marriage Visa, at least one of you must be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia. The other partner must be out of the country when applying, and must step foot on Australian soil at least once, during the 9 month period for which the visa is granted

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Do I have to be married in Australia if I am travelling on a Prospective Marriage Visa
No, you may be married in any country of your choice

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If my partner and I are both non residents or citizens of Australia can we apply for a Prospective Marriage Visa
No, you cannot apply for a Prospective Marriage Visa in this instance. You would most likely apply for a Holiday Visa

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With regard to Immigration what exactly is meant by a Visa subclass 300
The Visa subclass 300 is a derivative of the partner visa, and is more commonly referred to by Immigration as a Prospective Marriage Visa

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What is the correct subclass referred to by Immigration as a Prospective Marriage Visa
The correct subclass of a Prospective Marriage Visa is 300

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Can I apply for a Provisional Partner Visa if I am travelling on a Holiday Visa
It depends. If your partner is a citizen or permanent resident of Australia, then yes.

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What is meant by a visa subclass 820
The Visa subclass 820 is a temporary or provisional partner visa, and is generally granted to married couples where one is a citizen of Australia and the other is from overseas, and both have fulfilled their obligations under marriage law

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What is the subclass for a Temporary or Provisional Partner Visa
The subclass is 820

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How long after getting married can we apply for a Temporary or Provisional Partner 820 Visa
You can apply for a Temporary or Provisional Partner Visa immediately after getting married, however there is a slight delay between you being legally married and the time taken to register the marriage at Births, Deaths, and Marriages

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How long will my marriage take to be fully registered at Births Deaths and Marriages
It takes about 30 to 60 days for a marriage to be fully registered at Births Deaths and Marriages

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For how long is the Temporary Partner Visa subclass 820 valid
The Temporary Partner Visa subclass 820 is valid for 2 years

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What happens after my Provisional Temporary Partner Visa expires
After your Provisional Temporary Partner Visa expires, you will most likely transition across to a Permanent Partner Visa

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What is meant by a Visa Subclass 801
A visa subclass 801 is designed to grant permanent residency in Australia, to an overseas partner who has married an Australian citizen or permanent resident

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What is the correct subclass for a Permanent Partner Visa
The correct subclass is 801

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Do you provide free advice regarding Visa related marriage in Australia
Yes, we can provide free advice regarding Visa related marriage in Australia, specifically with regard to Prospective Marriage Visas and Temporary Partner Visas, however we are experts in Marriage Law, not experts in Immigration Law

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