Can we decide to submit an offshore partner visa at the end of a tourist visa stay?

You are here:

You can if you like living dangerously, or if you enjoy miserable failure. A quality and complete onshore Partner Visa application takes considerable time to prepare. Rush-jobs lead to refusals, as the Department insist on “decision-ready” applications.

Can we get a bridging visa with an onshore partner visa application?
What happens when the tourist visa runs out?


  1. Stuart Hider

    Can she work in Australia with the onshore partner visa application submitted ?

    • Jeff Harvie

      When an onshore partner visa application is lodged, and when the tourist visa runs out, the applicant automatically goes onto a Bridging Visa A. That normally comes with work rights, yes.


Questions: Please search our BLOG menu or Visa Knowledge Base

Submit a Comment

NOTE: Please restrict your comments to what's written on this page.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Questions about visa types we don’t handle, or about countries we don’t apply for visas from, will not be answered, Philippines to Australia visas for couples and families only.

Do you have suggestions for topics you would like to read an article about? Click HERE and we will see what we can do!