Prospective Marriage Subclass 300 – longer validity period PMV SC 300 visas granted on or after 27 February 2021 will be allowed a validity period of up to 15 months. This change applies to applications made before, on or after 27 February 2021. The validity period granted will depend on the ‘circumstances of the individual’.
Some categories of visas require applicants to be outside of Australia at the time the visa is granted. The Department is aware that COVID-19 travel restrictions are affecting visa applicants, particularly applicants for family visas who have come to Australia. The Department is taking disruptions arising from the pandemic into account when considering visa applications. Visa applicants are being given additional time to complete the necessary requirements, including any current requirement to be offshore at time of visa grant. Changes are intended to come into effect on 27 February 2021 to allow some Family stream visas, which have been applied …read more