Partner visa Subclass 820 (On-Shore) - FTS Education & Visa Services

Partner visa Subclass 820 (On-Shore)

This visa lets the de facto partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen live in Australia temporarily. Getting this visa is the first step towards a permanent Partner visa (subclass 801).


Temporarily until your permanent Partner visa (subclass 801) application is finalised or you withdraw your application.


From AUD8,850* for most applicants. From AUD1,475* for Prospective Marriage visa (subclass 300) holders. 

Processing Time:

The below processing times indicate how long on average it is currently taking for an application to be finalised.

  • 25% of applications: 3 Months
  • 50% of applications: 4 Months
  • 75% of applications: 6 Months
  • 90% of applications: 9 Months


Unlock a world of togetherness through this visa, which is built upon the foundation of genuine relationships. To be eligible, you must be in a relationship with an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen, sharing a true partnership. This connection takes centre stage as your spouse or de facto partner sponsors your application, reinforcing your commitment. A key requirement is your presence in Australia when you apply for this visa, extending to the time when the decision regarding your temporary visa application is made. This sense of unity also extends to your family members who apply alongside you, ensuring that they too must be present within Australia during this process.

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Experience a journey of togetherness like never before with this visa, enabling you to build your life in Australia while we meticulously process your Permanent Partner visa. Seamlessly traverse the globe with unrestricted travel to and from Australia, ensuring that you’re always connected to your loved ones. As you immerse yourself in the Australian way of life, take advantage of the opportunity to attend complimentary English language classes offered through the Adult Migrant English Program, provided you meet the eligibility criteria. Additionally, open doors to comprehensive healthcare by applying for access to Australia’s esteemed public health care scheme, Medicare. This visa isn’t just a step forward; it’s a pathway to building a shared future enriched with opportunities.

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