Lodging Onshore Partner Visa and Obtaining A Bridging Visa in Australia
Can I obtain a Bridging visa?
If you are applying for a Partner visa whilst in Australia, you will automatically be given a Bridging visa.
Once you receive the Bridging visa you will be allowed to remain in Australia until a decision is made on your Partner visa application.
Depending on which visa you currently hold will depend on what type of Bridging visa will be granted.
In case you want to lodging an onshore partner visa. There are several types of Bridging visas:
Bridging visa A – You will have work rights, it allows you to remain in Australia on your current visa and whilst you are applying for your Partner visa.
Bridging visa B – If you need to travel outside of Australia but would need to show good reasons as to why you need to leave Australia.
Bridging visa C – If you do not have a Substantive visa you will be granted a Bridging visa C, which has no work rights and if you need to travel outside of Australia you cannot apply for a Bridging visa B.