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Old 06-01-2010, 02:43 AM
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Defacto Visa

Good morning everyone.

I've been living with my french boyfriend for the past 9 months now, by the time his second year working holiday visa ends we hope to apply for the partner defacto visa...

We're renting a house together, sharing bills, both work, and when the time comes we really hope that it'll work out...

I'm 20 and he is 22 - do you think they will look down upon us because we're younger?

I'm curious to know anyone who's succesfully gotten this visa...

Plus, do you have to wait long?

I appreciate any feedback, thankyou.


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Old 06-01-2010, 07:43 AM
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Hi iambeatnik,

Age should not have a huge influence on your application. All they want to check is that you have a real comittment as a couple and are not just dating. They will probably scrutinise your future plans together when assessing this, as well as your joint financial responsibilities and the extent to which you show yourselves to others as a real couple.

If you look at the visa timeline sticky, you will see a lot of people who have gotten de facto visas. As for processing time, it could take anywhere from a couple of months to 6, or maybe more depending on where the applicant is from. 'High risk' countries take a longer time to process. The only person who can tell you more exactly would be the case officer who handles your application once you hand it in.

Good luck and let us know how everything goes.


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Old 06-02-2010, 01:52 AM
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Good morning everyone.

I've been living with my french boyfriend for the past 9 months now, by the time his second year working holiday visa ends we hope to apply for the partner defacto visa...

We're renting a house together, sharing bills, both work, and when the time comes we really hope that it'll work out...

I'm 20 and he is 22 - do you think they will look down upon us because we're younger?

I'm curious to know anyone who's succesfully gotten this visa...

Plus, do you have to wait long?

I appreciate any feedback, thankyou.
Further to what aussiegirls says, it seems as though you're heading in the right direction and so just make sure you read the Immi info and make a list of all the documentation you can put together and get it in order.
A read of the sticky by elkitten may help.

And the only thing re age is that they may look more closely as Ag says to see that you do have a commitment to oneanother and so make sure you get some good statements from parents, siblings if applicable and friends.

One thing that should help with showing commitment is if you do a relationship registration, available already in ACT, Vic.& Tassie and also soon to be NSW, it being essentially a defacto marriage certificate and waives the 12 months requirement but evidence of a relationship is still required.
Check Births, Deaths & Marriages of any of those states/territoty if you are in one.
The NSW link I had handy - http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/PDF%20form...tionships1.pdf

And if you have discussed plans for the future, also get those worked into your own statements.





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