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Australian Visas and De Facto Visa Australia

By Francis Subscribe to RSS | February 10th 2012 | Views:

Australian visas allow you to travel in Australia to visit, work, and study or for business purposes either permanently or temporary. You must have a valid Australian visa for you to enter Australia legally.

There are different types of Australian visas which include the following:

• Student visa is for international students who are enrolled in a registered course on a full time basis in Australia.

• Working holiday visa allow young people aged 18 and 30 years to work and travel around Australia for 12 months.

• Temporary residence visa allow people to live and work in Australia for a limited time.

• Tourist visa is for those who wish to stay in Australia for less than 3 months and is a multiple entry visa which is valid for 12 months.

• Spouse visa is for a spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen who are legally married. The visa is valid for 2 years.

• The 457 visa is for international workers with an offer of employment from an Australian employer and is valid for a period of between 1 day and 4 years.

• Skilled migration is a point based system and points are awarded in various categories including age, English language ability and specific work experience.

• Retirement visa is for those with 50 years or over, valid for 4 years with limited work rights of 20 hours per week. You should have no dependant children other than a spouse.

• Prospective marriage visa is for a fiance of Australian citizen or permanent resident who is engaged to be married. This visa is valid for 9 months during which you must legally marry.

• Business visa is for those traveling in Australia for a business trip for 3 months. It is valid for 12 months from the date of issue and allows multiple entries.

De facto visa Australia is for a spouse of Australian citizen or permanent resident who are living together in a genuine relationship. This visa is initially valid for 2 years and you are allowed to live and work in Australia. After 2 years, your application will be re-assessed and if the relationship is still genuine and continuing, you will be granted a permanent visa. To be eligible for a de facto visa Australia You and your spouse must have met each other before; you must be willing to live together permanently, provide evidence that you have been living together for at least 12 months and joint financial or legal commitments.

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