This is the Australian migration journey of a woman and her three young children who have spent most of their lives in refugee camps, moving between their home country Liberia and Ghana. Finally, their Partner visa is granted and they will soon be reunited with their father and loving husband.
It is undeniable that sometimes age gap between a couple can be a concern to them because of how society portrays it. Many of us have met or known someone who is in a relationship with their partner whose age is much greater than them.
But why does it matter?
The Partner visa is a great migration pathway for those looking to reside in Australia with their de facto partner or spouse. However, when a relationship turns sour during the partner visa processing time or before the permanent partner visa is granted, it can turn your life around.
It’s important to be aware of all your obligations and depending on your circumstances, what options may be available to you.
If you are not married, meeting the one-year De Facto relationship requirement is extremely important for the grant of your Partner visa or de facto visa application. If you are planning to lodge a partner visa as a “de facto relationship” you must demonstrate your de facto relationship existed for at least 12 months when the application is made.
One of the most important evidence that you need to submit with your Partner visa application is your Statement of Relationship, or commonly known as the Relationship Statement, or what some people call it – the “relationship support letter”.
Packing up your whole life and moving to another country is not easy. You may still have a house, a job and with most, if not all, your family residing at home, packing up your whole life and moving to Australia in a flash of an eye might not be the best option right now. But guess what? It’s OKAY.
It’s no secret that Australian migration is becoming harder, and not to mention, immigration law in Australia changes all the time! The refusal rate for visa applications is becoming a high risk. See the common mistakes that can cause your rejection!
Are you looking to apply for a Partner visa, also commonly known as the spouse visa or defacto visa, or a Prospective Marriage visa (or what people call it – the fiancé visa)? Here’s what’s changed and what may change, that people usually overlook.
You’re in a de facto relationship or married to an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident or in a relationship with an eligible New Zealand citizen. Your relationship is genuine and continuing, so you decide to apply for a Partner visa. As you will quickly realise, it’s a long process and there will be times where […]