Everything You Need to Know About Partner Visas

If you are married or are planning to get married to an Australian resident, they can sponsor you for a partner visa that allows you to live and work in Australia. You, however, need to note some key things: Temporary/Provisional Partner Visa (Subclass 820) Versus Permanent Partner Visa (Subclass 801) You are required to first hold a temporary partner visa before being issued a permanent partner visa. The temporary visa allows you to stay in Australia temporarily as you wait for your permanent partner visa, which gives you permanent residency.