The Australian Spouse Visa in Thailand allows the Thai spouse of an Australian national, or any permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand, to apply for a temporary or permanent visa to be able to stay, work and live in Australia. The Temporary Australian Spouse Visa has a duration of two years, which can later on be adjusted to Permanent Spouse Visa if the couple are still living together as married individuals with all legal requirements met after living together for two years from visa issuance.

Australian Spouse Visa

The Permanent Spouse Visa allows the Thai spouse to live in Australia for an indefinite period of time. This type of visa is usually granted on or before the Temporary Spouse visa expires, considering that all legal requirements are met. There are circumstances where the Permanent Spouse Visa from Thailand is issued earlier.

Eligibility requirements for applicants of the Australian Spouse Visa

  • ·         Applicant must be married to an Australian national, or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand
  • ·         Applicant must be able to pass the medical requirements
  • ·         Applicant must have no criminal records

Eligibility requirements for the Sponsor of the Australian Spouse Visa

  • ·         Sponsor should be an Australian national, or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand
  • ·         Sponsor should be willing to sponsor his partner to Australia
  • ·         Sponsor should be legally married or in an actual spouse relationship with the applicant
  • ·         Sponsor should be at least 18 years old
  • ·         Sponsor must be prepared to sponsor the applicant and his or her immediate family

Benefits of a Temporary Spouse Visa from Thailand

  • ·         The Thai spouse can stay in Australia together with spouse until the decision regarding the visa is made
  • ·         The Thai spouse can have employment in Australia
  • ·         The Thai spouse can have education in Australia, but will not be able to avail any government funding
  • ·         The Thai spouse can access Australia’s medical benefits and hospital care scheme

Benefits of a Permanent Spouse Visa from Thailand

  • ·         The Thai spouse can stay permanently in Australia with Australian spouse
  • ·         The Thai spouse can have employment and education in Australia
  • ·         The Thai spouse can access Australia’s medical benefits and hospital care scheme
  • ·         The Thai spouse can avail certain social security payments
  • ·         The Thai spouse can apply for Australian citizenship

You can also browse the other Australian visa options available from Thailand on this website. Always speak to a lawyer in Thailand for more information and assistance with your Australian visa.

 

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