Australia Visa Overview

Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300)

When it comes to moving to Australia, one of the most confusing aspects is the vast myriad of visa options you can choose as a basis for your Australia Visa application. One of these visa options is the Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) and to assist our visitors we have provided a high-level summary of this visa class below.

Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) Overview

The Prospective marriage Visa (Subclass 300) is for persons seeking entry to Australia to marry their prospective spouse and with a view to remaining in the country permanently.


  • You must be outside Australia to lodge a valid visa application.
  • You may be eligible to apply for this visa if you intend to marry an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand.
  • This a provisional visa and will allow you to enter and remain in Australia for 9 months to marry your fiancé.
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Key Eligibility requirements

  • You and your fiancé must have a genuine intention to marry within the 9 months validity period of the visa.
  • You must have met in person and are known to one another
  • You must genuinely intend to live together as spouses
  • You will have to apply for an onshore Partner visa (subclass 820 & 801) once you have married
  • You must meet health and character requirements.

Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) – Is this Visa type for you?

If you are considering applying for a Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) we would love to hear from you. Tell us about your journey in our comments below. If you have any questions we encourage you to post these in our forums. You can access our community forums by Clicking Here.

Please note this is only a high-level summary of the Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) visa

The above is not an exhaustive list of requirements for the Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300). This content on this page is provided for Getting Down Under visitors as general information purposes only, it is not immigration advice and must not be construed as such. While due care has been taken to ensure that the content is kept-up-to-date and correct, the accuracy of the information cannot be guarantee due to the frequent changes in migration law. Please view our Disclaimer for more information. Post Last Updated: 2020-10-12 11:09:03

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Written by Mark

As the founder of Getting Down Under, Mark is passionate about demystifying the process associated with a move to Australia. Having launched Getting Down Under in early January 2006 and made the move to Australia from the UK in the same year, Mark continues to share resources and support for those looking for assistance. If you have a question for Mark, please post in our Community Forums. Please note All information provided on Getting Down Under should be considered in conjunction with our disclaimer. Please seek professional advice if you have any doubts! 

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