What happens to my marriage visa after divorce?
In the event of divorce, the validity of your marriage visa will be forfeited and you will have to leave the country immediately. In some cases though, you may be allowed to stay in the country until your current marriage visa expires.
How long does it take to get a marriage visa?
Once the assessing officer is satisfied that you are in a genuine relationship, and you meet all the other criteria, you will be issued a Prospective Marriage visa (subclass 300). You will have to marry your sponsor within 9 months from the date when that visa is granted.
Do you have to be married in Australia to get a partner visa?
If you are applying in Australia, your current visa conditions must allow you to make an application for a partner visa onshore. Your marriage must be legal under Australian Law. If you were married in a country other than Australia and that marriage is valid in that country, generally, it will be recognised as valid under Australian law.
When to apply for onshore partner visa in Australia?
Once married, within 9 months from the date of a subclass 300 visa grant, you will be allowed to lodge an application for an onshore partner visa (820/801). You will have to be in Australia at the time of application lodgement and when a decision is made on your application.
How to get an immigrant visa for your spouse?
After the visa process has been completed, and the visa is issued, the spouse can travel to the United States to wait for the processing of the immigrant visa case. Two petitions are required: Petition for Alien Relative, Form I-130, and Petition for Alien Fiancé (e), Form I-129F. Learn more.
How often do married children get a green card?
Married children of a U.S. citizen are considered “Third Preference” relatives. This category allots only 23,400 green cards per year, so your child will likely have to wait some years before a green card becomes available.
How to apply for an alien fiance visa?
Two petitions are required: Petition for Alien Relative, Form I-130, and Petition for Alien Fiancé (e), Form I-129F. Learn more. If you are a U.S. citizen, you may bring your fiancé (e) to the United States to marry and live here, with a nonimmigrant visa for a fiancé (e) (K-1). An I-129F fiancé (e) petition is required. Learn more .
Do you need to file an I-130 if your child is married?
You likely do not need to prepare another I-130. If your child turned 21, the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) may have “frozen” his or her age and allow him to continue with the immigration process as a “child.” If the child married, he or she will have simply shifted from being an immediate relative to a preference relative.