Partner Visa (Permanent) Subclass 801



This visa lets the de facto partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen live in Australia permanently. It is usually only for people who currently hold a temporary Partner visa (subclass 820).


Basic Eligibility requirements

  • You must hold a Partner visa (subclass 820) or a Dependent Child (subclass 445) visa.
  • You must continue to be the spouse or de facto partner of the same person who sponsored you for the temporary Partner visa.
  • You must continue to meet relationship requirements.
  • You must meet the health and character requirements.