801 Partner visa 2nd stage – Permanent
The Partner Visa (subclasses 801) allows the partner or spouse of an Australian to live in Australia permanently. It is the second stage of application and can be applied after 2 years from the first stage.
Eligibility: You must stay in a genuine relationship with your partner for a minimum of 2 years.
Length of stay: On the permanent 801 visa, you can stay permanently and later on apply for citizenship.