Spouse Visa/Partner Visa
There are two partner visa options for people who want to bring their partner to Australia. These visa allow the partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to get Permanent residency for Australia.
When you apply for this visa, you apply for the temporary and the permanent partner visas together, in two stages.
Spouse Visa outside of Australia
When your spouse/partner is outside of Australia then you apply for this visa. The application has to be made outside Australia and the applicant must be outside Australia when it is granted. It is the first stage (temporary visa) of a PR visa of Partner visa. The application will be processed in two stages, around two years apart from one another.
When your spouse get the Permanent Partner visa, this visa allows to: