Student Visa – Adding a Partner

About the Subclass 500 Student Visa

If you currently hold a student visa (Subclass 500 visa), it is possible to add your partner as a secondary applicant after the visa is granted.

The Requirements – Adding A Secondary Applicant

To meet the criteria to add your spouse or partner to your student visa you must either be:

  • Married to your spouse
  • Able to prove you have lived in a de facto relationship with your partner for at least 12 months
  • Be able to prove that you are currently living with your partner and in a position to register your relationship on an Australian State or Territory government Relationship Register, before a decision is made on your application

When your partner is granted their visa as a secondary applicant, they will be subject to the same work rights restrictions as you are on your student visa.

If you or your partner are wondering how to go about this or if you meet the right criteria, we always advise it is best to book a consultation with one of our registered migration agents where we can got through your entire case with you and let you know if this is the right path for your future.

Student visa - Adding a Partner

Student visa - Adding a Partner

Make the most of your time in Australia with the one you love.

Studying as an international student in Australia is an enriching experience which extends far beyond education. If you are given the opportunity to share this experience with a partner, you shouldn’t have to waste precious time dealing the stress and paperwork of a visa application. With a 99.8% success rate and a No Visa, No Fee Guarantee, AHWC Immigration Law are perfectly placed to add your partner to your student visa so you can make the most of your time in Australia.

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We take the stress out of the visa application process

Having immigration specialists manage your visa application takes much of the stress, guesswork and paperwork out of the process and frees you up to focus on enjoying your time in Australia. Our migration agents know Australia’s visa system inside out and know exactly how to prepare your application so that it has the best possible chance of succeeding. We have one of the highest success rates in the industry and have helped over 2,500 couples secure their life in Australia together through the various partner visa pathway. In the highly unlikely instance where your application is rejected, eligible clients protected by our No Visa, No Fee Guarantee will be refunded the cost of our professional fees in full.

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