Prospective Marriage Visa (subclass 300)

The Prospective Marriage Visa – Subclass 300 visa allows applicants to enter Australia to marry their fiancé who is an Australian citizen, eligible New Zealand citizen or permanent resident spouse within 9 months of the date the visa is granted.

Applicant must have met their spouse and know them personally (including arranged marriages) and genuinely intend to marry their fiancé as well as intend to live with them as husband and wife. Your partner must also be approved to sponsor the applicant to come to Australia.

About This Visa
The Prospective Marriage Visa – Subclass 300 visa allows applicants to enter Australia to marry their fiancé who is an Australian citizen, eligible New Zealand citizen or permanent resident spouse within 9 months of the date the visa is granted.

Applicant must have met their spouse and know them personally (including arranged marriages) and genuinely intend to marry their fiancé as well as intend to live with them as husband and wife. Your partner must also be approved to sponsor the applicant to come to Australia.
Who can apply?

Applicants must:

  • Have a genuine intention to marry their fiancé;
  • Have a genuine intention to live as husband and wife;
  • Both the applicant and their fiancé must be over the age of 18.

 Exclusions:

There are several criteria that may prevent applicants from being granted the subclass 300 visa where:

  • The sponsor has previously sponsored a partner on a similar visa category;
  • The sponsor has previously been sponsored on a partner visa themselves; or
  • There have been conviction or charges for offences against children.

How can CTG Lawyers help you?

Prospective Marriage (subclass 300) visas can be refused for several reasons. Prospective Marriage (subclass 300) visa applications have strict criteria which must be met and there are very few waiver provisions for the age, English language and skill requirements.

To satisfy these requirements, it is essential that all applications are assessed, structured and lodged in a way that meets all applicable DIBP law and policy. CTG Lawyers has the expertise to handle the most complex cases and achieve the best outcomes in circumstances where the applicant would have failed had they applied without our support.

What to do next

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