Can I get a partner visa if I am not married and in a de facto relationship?

Can I get a partner visa if I am not married and in a de facto relationship?

Here in Australia we are seeing the rise of the de facto relationship. This is when two people are not married, but are living together as a couple. We’ve come up with some advice to those people who may not be married or engaged but who want to secure a partner visa.

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Can I get Australian citizenship with a criminal record?

Can I get Australian citizenship with a criminal record?

If you have a past criminal conviction, Immigration officials will need to decide whether you are a reformed character.

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How do I get a bridging visa for my partner?

How do I get a bridging visa for my partner?

If your partner is already in Australia legally on a tourist or working visa and has applied for a partner visa, the process can take a very long time, possibly up to 12 months. Assuming your spouse wants to remain in Australia while waiting for the partner visa to come through, there is an answer – a bridging visa. These are short term visas which can be issued quickly. A bridging visa will enable them to stay in Australia for a period of time while the Department of Immigration considers their substantive (long term) partner visa application.

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Am I entitled to Australian citizenship by descent?

Am I entitled to Australian citizenship by descent?

Everyone who lives in Australia has a story to tell about their origins and how they came to be in this country. Here at Visa Solutions Australia we receive enquiries from people who want to know if they can legally stay in this country by claiming eligibility for Australian citizenship by descent.

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Migration Agent Jennifer Welcomes Clients in the Heart of Perth's CBD

Migration Agent Jennifer Welcomes Clients in the Heart of Perth's CBD

Meet Jennifer - our passionate registered migration agent who is fluent in Korean!

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Meet Doris our Mandarin speaking migration expert here at VSA

Meet Doris our Mandarin speaking migration expert here at VSA

Doris is the latest team member to join Visa Solutions Australia working in our Como office alongside Fizah Ismail our Registered Migration Agent.

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