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Old 01-28-2013, 11:00 AM
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Please Help!! Russian for a Partner Visa?

My Fiance and I have been preparing a Prospective Marriage Visa (PMV 300) application. She is from Russia and I am from Australia, and we've been together now for about 3.5yrs committing to a long-distance relationship.

As we've heard the processing time in Russia can be a MINIMUM of 12mths, we are now considering the possibility of getting married abroad (Thailand!? or elsewhere) in order to be together sooner.

If we decide to do this, we'd need to apply for a Partner Visa, but is she eligible to enter Australia and work while this visa is being processed and reviewed?
Would she be granted with a temporary visa in the meantime?

we are so sick and tired of not being together and will do anything to be together sooner....

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My Fiance and I have been preparing a Prospective Marriage Visa (PMV 300) application. She is from Russia and I am from Australia, and we've been together now for about 3.5yrs committing to a long-distance relationship.

As we've heard the processing time in Russia can be a MINIMUM of 12mths, we are now considering the possibility of getting married abroad (Thailand!? or elsewhere) in order to be together sooner.

If we decide to do this, we'd need to apply for a Partner Visa, but is she eligible to enter Australia and work while this visa is being processed and reviewed?
Would she be granted with a temporary visa in the meantime?

we are so sick and tired of not being together and will do anything to be together sooner....

Please Help!
If you get married offshore and apply offshore for a 309 partner then no, you won't be granted a temporary visa in the meantime. If you apply while she is onshore for an 820 partner visa, then yes, they would issue a bridging visa with work rights. The problem is getting her onshore after you are married to be able to apply onshore, not to mention the evidence of having a genuine relationship even if married.

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What about the possibility of marrying offshore and then applying for a tourist visa for her to come here so that we can apply for an 820?
What would be the chances of that?

Whilst preparing for a PMV 300 I believe we'll have a strong case with a lot of evidence despite never having lived together for more than 3mths at a time


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What about the possibility of marrying offshore and then applying for a tourist visa for her to come here so that we can apply for an 820?
What would be the chances of that?

Whilst preparing for a PMV 300 I believe we'll have a strong case with a lot of evidence despite never having lived together for more than 3mths at a time
Coming from Russia there would be most likely an 8503 no further stay condition on a tourist visa if they did even grant one, can't apply for another visa while there.

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Thanks Kittykat

Are u a migration agent/expert?

My fiancé and I have been together over 3.5yrs and while gathering evidence for I guess our PMV 300 visa, we've uncovered about 500pgs of Facebook emails, about te same amount of phone messages using WhatsApp and many many more through regular email and Facebook 'Wall' comments to eachother.

What is considered as sufficient to include and what is too much?

What exactly are the immigration/migration agents in Moscow actually looking for?


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Are u a migration agent/expert? No I am not a migration agent, I only have my own experience of applying and from my own research here and elsewhere, like the immigration website

My fiancÚ and I have been together over 3.5yrs and while gathering evidence for I guess our PMV 300 visa, we've uncovered about 500pgs of Facebook emails, about te same amount of phone messages using WhatsApp and many many more through regular email and Facebook 'Wall' comments to eachother.

What is considered as sufficient to include and what is too much?
Take representative pages like one a month from facebook
What exactly are the immigration/migration agents in Moscow actually looking for?
Any case officer is looking for proof of a genuine relationship or the lack of it.

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Thanks KttyKat

Do you have experience with Statutory Declarations?
(Perhaps a sample i could look at for the style of writing?)


With regard to the photo's we supply, is there supposed to be a clear direction they take or are they just supposed to show the different stages of our relationship?

Any key points you could comment on in relation to the photo's we need to supply?
(I'm making sure there's plenty of photo's of the two of us, as well as some with my fiance with my family and friends...and these will support Stat. Decs)

My Fiance went yesterday to have the Health checks done in Moscow and they told her she's unable to until we lodge our application and get a 'Case Number'. This seemed quite strange to me as I haven't read that anywhere?
We're trying to tick all boxes with our application and we both thought we'd send away the application with the health checks completed.
Do you know if this is the correct procedure?

Are you Australian and what was your situation?


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Thanks KttyKat

Do you have experience with Statutory Declarations? Only our own
(Perhaps a sample i could look at for the style of writing?) Sorry no, just be honest and cover the four aspects of your relationship for yours and explain any odd aspects about your relationship.
Comments on the value and duration of your relationship for the 888s from friends and family



With regard to the photo's we supply, is there supposed to be a clear direction they take or are they just supposed to show the different stages of our relationship? Photos that have both you and your partner having happy times, ideally with friends and in different locations and seasons, no alcoholic party types and nothing too intimate

Any key points you could comment on in relation to the photo's we need to supply?
(I'm making sure there's plenty of photo's of the two of us, as well as some with my fiance with my family and friends...and these will support Stat. Decs)

My Fiance went yesterday to have the Health checks done in Moscow and they told her she's unable to until we lodge our application and get a 'Case Number'. This seemed quite strange to me as I haven't read that anywhere? Some countries can only do electronic submission in which case then you have to wait until they are requested
We're trying to tick all boxes with our application and we both thought we'd send away the application with the health checks completed.
Do you know if this is the correct procedure?

Are you Australian and what was your situation? I am American and my partner is Australian
I hope that helps,

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http://www.immi.gov.au/contacts/form..._applicant.pdf

Here is the form they now suggest you use for yours above and the 888 below for your friends and family.

http://www.immi.gov.au/allforms/pdf/888.pdf

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Thanks so much!

I'm guessing the "Applicant" form is for my Fiance from Russia?

I have not seen this form before...So thank you for supplying the link! =)


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