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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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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What should you do if you want to leave Australia permanently?

What should you do if you want to leave Australia permanently?

A few years ago, thousands flocked to Australia to take up well-paid jobs in the mining, and oil and gas sector. These thriving industries helped support the local economy, but the recent downturn has led to job insecurity and redundancies. The team here at Visa Solutions Australia has taken several calls from people on permanent residency status, looking to go back to their birth country where they believe there are more job opportunities.

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How many points do I need to get into Australia?

How many points do I need to get into Australia?

Anyone who’s thought about entering Australia as a skilled migrant will be aware of the points system which exists. The purpose of the so called ‘points test’ is to ensure that skilled migrants who can offer real economic benefit to this country are granted visas to fill labour shortages.

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Am I eligible to become an Australian citizen?

Am I eligible to become an Australian citizen?

For most people who move to Australia, their long-term goal is to receive citizenship status and it’s not hard to understand why. Australia is a country with plenty of sunshine, glorious beaches, an abundance of job opportunities and a laid-back lifestyle. Citizenship means you can reside in Australia for as long as you like. It means you are formally recognised as having Australian nationality, can vote and come and go to this country as you please and apply for an Australian passport.

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What are the consequences of a fake marriage in Australia?

What are the consequences of a fake marriage in Australia?

The Australian Government is getting tough on those who are trying to come into this country illegally by targeting scam marriages or those which they don’t believe are genuine. Partner migration accounts for a quarter of the total migrant intake and 70,000 are expected to be submitted this year with around 48,000 being approved. The highest number of applicants come from China, UK, India and Vietnam.

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