Family Visas

Immigration Solutions Lawyers can help reunite you with your loved ones by assisting you in application preparation and lodgement of the following Family Visas:

  • Onshore Partner Temporary Visa (Subclass 820) and Permanent visa (Subclass 801)
  • Offshore Partner Temporary Visa (Subclass 309) and Permanent visa (Subclass 100)
  • Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) – Fiancé visa
  • Child Visa (Subclass 101) and Onshore Child Visa (Subclass 802)
  • Adoption Visa (Subclass 102) Orphan Relative Visa (Subclass 117) and Onshore Orphan Relative Visa (Subclass 837)
  • Dependent Child Visa (Subclass 445)
  • New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 461)
  • Contributory Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 173) and Contributory Parent Visa (Subclass 143)
  • Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 884) and (Permanent)(Subclass 864)
  • Carer Visa Offshore (Subclass 116)
  • Carer Visa Onshore (Subclass 836)
  • Remaining Relative Visa (Subclass 115)
  • Aged Parent (Permanent) Visa (Subclass 804)
  • Parent Visa (Subclass 103)
  • Schedule 3 and Schedule 4
  • Character issues
  • Sponsorship limitation issues
  • Medical Treatment Visa (Subclass 602)
  • Electronic Travel Authority (Subclass 601)
  • eVisitor Visa (Subclass 651)
  • Visitor Visa (Subclass 600)

Application For Family Visas Australia

If you are not sure which subclass you or your family members might qualify for, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with the team at Immigration Solutions Lawyers for advice on application for your family visas.

Our principal director and leading migration agent, Anne O’Donoghue, will assess every aspect of your case before presenting you with a variety of options for your pathway into Australia. There are a number of options available to clients and the immigration lawyers at Immigration Solutions Lawyers will help you gain the positive outcome needed.

To read some of our successful Family Visa cases including applications for family visas, please click here.

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Call Immigration Solutions Lawyers on 1300 428 472 regarding your application for family visas.

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Family Visas FAQ’s

  • 1. What is the average processing time for a Subclass 820 and 801 Partner Visa?

    The average processing time for Subclass 820 visas is currently approximately 19 to 24 months and for the Subclass 801 visa it is approximately 16 to 21 months.

    Global citizenship and visa processing times are updated at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website. Please click here to see the current processing times.

  • 2. What does the Subclass 820 and 801 visa let you do?
    • It lets you stay in Australia until a decision is made about your permanent Partner visa (801). After this visa is granted it allows you to stay in Australia permanently.
    • It allows you to work in Australia.
    • It allows you to study in Australia, although does not give you access to government funding.
    • It also allows you to enrol in Medicare, Australia’s scheme for health-related care and expenses.
  • 3. Who could sponsor you on a Partner visa?
    • An Australian citizen
    • An Australian permanent resident
    • An eligible New Zealand citizen
  • 4. Who can apply for this visa?
    • Applicants that are married can apply as long as the marriage is valid under Australian law. Marriages that are underage, polygamous and same-sex are not currently legal under Australian law
    • Same-sex and heterosexual couples can apply for this visa based in their de-facto relationship
  • 5. How does family violence affect my application for a Partner visa?

    The family violence provisions set out by the Department mean that applicants can still be granted a visa if the relationship with your partner has ceased and there was family violence.
    If applicants are in Australia and hold one of the visas listed above or if they have applied for a Subclass 820 visa they might be able to be granted a permanent visa if:

    • you or members of your family unit have suffered family violence committed by your partner, and
    • your relationship has broken down

    The eligible visas include:


  • 6. Why has my visa application been refused?

    Your visa application could be refused for a number of reasons including:

    • you have not met the conditions of a previous visa
    • you did not provide enough information to prove the claims you made in your application
    • you do not meet Australia’s health or character requirements
    • you gave the wrong information, or made a false claim in your application