New Amendments In Prospective Marriage Visa 2020

New Amendments In Prospective Marriage Visa 2020

[Published Fri, Dec 11 2020]


The prospective marriage visa subclass 300 is a marriage visa which is a perfect pathway for the spouses of the folks who are Australia’s permanent residents, Australian citizens or eligible residents of New Zealand, so that families can be reunited. It is an ideal route which makes it easy for the spouses to enter and reside in Australia for a period of 9 months, before lodging the partner visa application.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, there are certain travel restrictions and practical limitations as a result of which the prospective visa holders are not able to travel Australia within the validity of the visa so that they can marry their partner and apply for Australia’s permanent residence.

Well, certain amendments have been made as per the latest Australia Immigration news. The Australian Government has made certain regulations to address the negative impacts of covid-19. As per this regulation, the duration of prospective visa subclass 300 has been extended to March 31, 2022. It is only for those individuals who held that type of visa at any time between October 6, 2020 and December 10, 2020.

Well, it is an extension of a visa which otherwise might have expired nine months post the date of grant. The regulations made by the Australian Government are a major part of the Federal Budget for 2020-2021, inclusive of funds of visa application charges or extension of visa validity periods for the prospective marriage visa subclass 300. Now, all the visas that were in effect on the date of budget from October 6, 2020 have now been extended until December 10, 2020.