Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa

Are you engaged to an Australian citizen or permanent resident? Port Migration can help with your fiancé visa.

Apply to join your fiancé in Australia


If you are engaged to an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen you can apply for a Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa.


The Prospective Marriage Visa is sometimes called the Fiancé Visa. The Visa allows you to travel to Australia to be with your fiancé.

Once you arrive in Australia your Prospective Marriage Visa allows you to stay in Australia for up to 9 months, marry your Fiancé and apply for a Subclass 820 Partner Visa (Temporary) and the Subclass 801 Partner Visa (Permanent).

If your application for a 820/801 Partner Visa is successful, you will then be able to remain in Australia as a Permanent Resident, work and study, apply for Australian citizenship when eligible, receive social security benefits and sponsor eligible relatives applying for permanent residence.

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How Port Migration can help you apply for your Prospective
Marriage Visa

Port Migration can help you obtain your Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa by assisting in a number of important ways:
  • We use the information you give us to help identify the best partner visa pathway for your situation, and provide you with an impartial assessment of your eligibility
  • We advise you on the type of evidence you will need to include with your application to prove your relationship is genuine
  • We help with the preparation and lodgment of both your Prospective Marriage Visa application and your Partner Visa application.
  • We help with any correspondence with the Department of Home Affairs while your application is being processed.

The Port Migration Difference


At Port Migration, we’re all about making the visa application process as fast, friendly and straightforward as possible and we represent your best interests by creating a personally tailored strategy to help you get the result you need when applying for your visa.


Having the right information and advice can greatly improve your chances of a successful visa application with the Department of Home Affairs.

We are MARA Registered Migration Agents with many years experience and you can be confident that our representation on your behalf will always be ethical, expert and professional and that we will do everything in our power to ensure the best possible outcome for you. Find out more about Port Migration.

Our Industry knowledge and case-by-case approach
ensure the best results for each of our clients


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FAQs

What is the Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa?

The Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa, also known as the Fiancé Visa, allows individuals to come to Australia to marry their Australian partner. This visa is valid for up to 9 months and is designed for those who intend to marry an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen. You can learn more here.

Who is eligible for the Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa?

To be eligible, you must be engaged to an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen. You must also be outside Australia when you apply and when the visa is granted. Both partners must be over 18 years old, and you must meet health and character requirements.

How do I apply for the Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa?

To apply, you need to complete the online application through the Department of Home Affairs website. You will need to provide evidence of your relationship, identity documents, police checks, and health assessments. Additionally, your Australian partner must sponsor your application.

How long does it take to process the Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa?

Processing times can vary, but it typically takes between 13 to 24 months. Factors such as the completeness of your application, the promptness of your responses to additional information requests, and the current caseload of the Department of Home Affairs can affect processing times. Subscribe on Youtube to keep up to date with current processing times.

What documents do I need to support my Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa application?

You will need documents such as proof of your relationship (photos, correspondence, statements from friends and family), identity documents (passport, birth certificate), and evidence of your intent to marry (wedding plans, invitations). You may also need to provide police certificates and undergo health examinations.

Can I work or study in Australia on a Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa?

Yes, you can work and study in Australia while holding a Subclass 300 visa. However, you may not be eligible for government funding for education, so you should consider the costs of study before enrolling in courses

What happens if my relationship ends before we get married?

If your relationship ends before you get married, you must inform the Department of Home Affairs. Your visa may be canceled if you do not marry your sponsor within the visa's validity period. However, each case is assessed individually, and you should seek advice if this situation arises.

Can I include my children in my Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa application?

Yes, you can include dependent children in your application. They must meet health and character requirements. You will need to provide evidence of their relationship to you, such as birth certificates, and include them in your visa application form.

What happens after I get married on a Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa?

After you get married, you can apply for the Subclass 820/801 Partner Visa, which allows you to live permanently in Australia. You must lodge your Partner Visa application before your Subclass 300 visa expires to remain in Australia legally.

What happens if I get married before my Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa is granted?

If you get married before your Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage Visa is granted you can transfer your application to a Subclass 820/801 Partner Visa application. Learn more about Partner Visas here.

Let us help you secure your future in Australia

Our Registered Migration Agents specialise in making Partner Visa applications tailored, simple and stress free. We are here to guide you through every step, helping you secure your future in Australia.