Applicant documents

Identity documents

Documents to prove your identity.

Documents about your relationship with your partner

  • Two of Form 888 – Statutory declaration by a supporting witness in relation to a Partner or Prospective Marriage visa application (235KB PDF).
  • Proof that you and your prospective spouse have met face-to-face as adults since turning 18 and know each other personally.
  • Proof (such as a letter from the person who will officiate at the wedding) that you will marry your prospective spouse within nine months of being granted the visa.
  • Proof that you and your prospective spouse genuinely intend to live as spouses.
  • Written statements showing the history of your relationship, such as:
    • how, when and where you first met
    • how your relationship developed
    • when you became engaged
    • joint activities
    • significant events in the relationship
    • your future plans as spouses.

Documents about other relationships

If you have previously been married, widowed, divorced or permanently separated, provide divorce documents, death certificates, separation documents or statutory declarations.

Health documents

You do not need to provide any documents to show you meet our health requirement. Your doctor will send them to us.

Character documents

Help with your application

To select someone to act on your behalf.

To select someone to receive correspondence on your behalf.