Spouse Visa Australia requirements
Australian migration law permits partners and de facto partners of Australian residents, permanent residents and eligible New Zealand residents to stay permanently in Australia, to get an Australian visa in order to be able to live and work in Australia. To be able to get spouse visa Australia and to be able to bring your foreign wife or husband to Australia, you must be Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen and you must be married by law to your partner or plan to marry your partner before a final decision is made on your spouse visa application.
De Facto Relationship
If you are in a stable de facto relationship with your partner at least for 12 months before applying for partner visa, you might be qualified to get a de facto partner visa to bring your other half in Australia. If you are in de facto relationship with your partner you have to prove that. Both of you must have the same bank account, you must prove that you live together for at least one year, you should also prove that both of you participate in the payment of the household things and bills.
Spouse visa Australia options
Depending of your individual situation, your wife or husband possibly may apply for a provisional spouse visa both onshore or offshore.The Australian Spouse visa usually is granted as a temporary spouse visa. After two years if the relationship is still strong and you are together, you can apply for permanent partner visa.