Partner visa (subclasses 820 and 801)
Applicant in Australia – allow the partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia. On the temporary 820 visa, you can stay until a decision is made on your permanent Partner visa (subclass 801). On the permanent 801 visa, you can stay permanently and seek Australian citizenship afterwards.
• Be the spouse or de facto partner of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen;
• Meet the relationship and other eligibility requirements.
• Be in Australia when you apply for this visa.