Visa to Australia
Australian Visa for Thai Spouse
The foreign spouse of an Australian national, an Australian Permanent resident and an eligible New Zealand citizen can apply for a temporary or permanent spouse visa to enter, work and live in Australia.
1. A temporary spouse is good for two years which will be adjusted to permanent spouse visa if you remain married with your spouse and legal requirements are met.
2. A permanent spouse visa allows you stay in Australia for indefinite period of time. It is normally granted on or before the expiration of the temporary visa provided that you meet all legal requirements. Under certain conditions, it is issued accordingly to qualified applicants.
Eligibility of the sponsor
--- He or she needs to be an Australian citizen or an permanent resident
--- He wishes to sponsor his partner to Australia
--- He is in a married or in a de-facto spouse relationship with the applicant
--- He is generally aged 18 years or over.
--- He is prepared to sponsor the applicant and the applicant’s dependent family
Eligibility of the applicant
--- He or she needs to be in a married to an Australian citizen
--- He or she must pass the health requirements
--- He or she must be free of criminal records
Benefits of a temporary Spouse Visa
The spouse may enjoy the following privileges once granted a temporary spouse visa:
--- You can stay in Australia with your spouse until a decision is made
--- You can work in Australia
--- You can study in Australia, but you will not avail government funding
--- You can avail Australia's medical benefits expenses and hospital care scheme,
Benefits of a Spouse permanent visa
As a spouse permanent visa holder, you are entitled to the following privileges:
--- You can stay permanently in Australia with your spouse
--- You can work and study in Australia
--- You can avail Australia's medical benefits expenses and hospital care scheme
--- You are eligible to receive certain social security payments
--- You can apply for Australian citizenship
|Applying for temporary and permanent visas
You may be granted a permanent visa right away without going through the temporary spouse visa phase if you can show one of the following:
|We can help you arrange the visa application of your Thai spouse:
Consultation with our Australian Visa specialist in both Thai and English
Comprehensive checklist of documents for the applicant and the sponsor
Professional and accurate preparation of your visa application
Assistance with Police Report
Assistance with Medical check up
Submission of your visa application to VFS
Sponsor and Applicant
You should maintain your marital relationship and meet all the legal requirements to be granted a permanent spouse visa after the two year waiting period under the temporary visa. The permanent spouse visa is granted provided that the sponsor and the applicant meet all legal requirements.
The temporary visa stays valid until the decision is handed on your permanent spouse visa application.