Documents for your partner


  • identity documents
  • documents about other relationships, if applicable
  • character documents, if applicable.

Living requirement

Provide proof that your partner has lived for at least two years on an eligible visa in either:

  • regional Australia or a low population growth metropolitan area
  • a designated area of Australia.

De facto relationships

    If you are in a de facto relationship, provide proof that you have been in a genuine and continuing relationship for at least 12 months before the date you lodge your application such as:
  • joint bank account statements
  • billing accounts in joint names
  • joint leases or mortgages.