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Old 01-25-2012, 05:05 AM
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Partner application, advice appreciated

Hey all,

Wow, so many interesting couples here. I was hoping to get some advice from you guys, I also have a tricky situation.

So my (Indian) partner and I (non-resident European in Australia) lived in the same halls while studying in England back in 2009. After the first semester I moved to America for studies and when he visited me there we became a long distance couple. Apart from visiting each other every so many months, we've not had a chance to live together. I have had to continue moving around for my studies as part of my programme, and after we graduated he moved to Korea for an internship while I moved back to my parents who live in Australia until I would find a job there.

Our plan now is to both migrate to Australia. He's got a 'desirable skills' background and I am looking for a job here too. If either of us finds a job here, we want the other to move along as a partner.

Only... we've never lived together/don't have a joint bank account/apartment lease etc. We have visited each other as much as possible (I know it sounds a bit insane, but we're really determined to be together eventually), we've met each others' parents and friends, got lots of pictures, thousands of emails. We're even working on getting a registered partnership here (obviously even that is tricky, but we're working on it).

So all in all you can see why it's tough right- apart from our Kate Winslet drama-style romance we haven't really got a leg to stand on. People think we're insane, but we just guessed a year or two of this stuff doesn't really matter if we manage to migrate to Australia together in the end. In it for the long haul, so to speak.

So I was hoping to get some thoughts on this that could improve our chances of having one of us migrate on the partner visa, to show we're a genuine couple despite our long distance relationship.

Thank you so much for your ideas and sorry about the long story!


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Old 01-25-2012, 10:03 AM
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Well, as I see it, getting a partner visa is going to take a long time. If he could get a skilled visa, you might be able to be added as his partner, but the problem lies in not really having solid evidence of being in a commited relationship. Unless you get married and start to build evidence, ie open join accounts, try to live in the same place.

You may be in Australia, but you are not yet a resident, so you can't sponor him as a partner either.

I'm affraid I can't give you any professional advice about what to do. For that, you would have to talk to an agent.

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