Partner Migration visas
How to lodge a Partner Migration application
You must lodge Partner visa (including Prospective Marriage visa) visa applications online through ImmiAccount.
Married or de facto partners - subclasses 309/100
Prospective Marriage subclass 300
If you wish to enter and/or settle in Australia as the partner or fiancé(e) of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen, you may apply for a Partner Category visa.
There are 2 types of Partner Category visas:
Partner - you are the married partner or de facto partner (including
same sex relationships) of your sponsor
Prospective Marriage (fiancé(e)) - you must have met your sponsor and
intend to marry him/her in Australia
Your non Australian-citizen dependent children, and in some circumstances other dependent family members, may be included in your application.
Comprehensive information about applying for Partner Migration is included in an information booklet published on the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and you should read this carefully.
The following information provides specific information to guide you through the application process at the Australian Embassy in Berlin.
1. THE APPLICANT
2. THE SPONSOR
3. DEPENDENT CHILDREN AND OTHER DEPENDENTS
4. RELATIONSHIP EVIDENCE
Depending on the visa subclass and type of relationship you will be required to submit different evidence of the relationship (select the appropriate):
MARRIED PARTNERS (Subclass 309/100)
DE FACTO PARTNERS (Subclass 309/100)
opposite-sex or same-sex partners, including applicants for the former
subclass 310/110 Interdependency
PROSPECTIVE MARRIAGE (Subclass 300)
5. VISA APPLICATION CHARGES
6. FAQ Partner Migration
including information on certified copies, translations etc.
Important Additional Information
Further information about partner migration is available.
See: Booklet 1 - Partner Migration.
Other booklets and all relevant forms are available.
See: Booklets and Forms
See: How to contact the department?
Under the terms of the Australian Privacy Act, we cannot provide information about applications in progress to any person who has not been authorised. To authorise a migration agent or another person to communicate with the department on your behalf, please complete and submit one of the following forms:
- Form 956 - Advice by a migration agent/exempt person of providing immigration assistance
- Form 956A - Appointment or withdrawal of Authorised recipient