Fiancé or Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300)

Fiancé or Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300)

The Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) allows the applicant to come to Australia to marry his/her prospective spouse. This visa is granted for 9 months to allow the applicant to come to Australia and marry his/her partner. 


  • Prove the intention to marry and live with his/her prospective spouse 
  • The prospective spouse must sponsor the applicant 
  • Must know and have met prospective spouse in person 
  • Must be older than 18 years
  • Australian health requirements (health examination required) 
  • Character requirements of Australia (police certificate required) 
  • Proof of no debts to the Australian Government 
  • Provide biometric

Can I visit my partner in Australia while waiting for processing of subclass 300?

You can visit your partner while processing of Subclass 300 is underway as long as you have another valid visa such as visitor visa to allow you to travel to Australia.

I got married to my partner while waiting for subclass 300, Can I change my visa to subclass 309/100?

Yes, Department understand there can be cases when partners decided to get married while waiting for prospective marriage visa for various reasons and there is possibility of changing subclass 300 to subclass 309/100 if decision is not made by department.