Which Australian Visa?

Which Australian Visa?

Which Australian Visa? If you are Australian and your partner or girlfriend is Thai and you are unsure about which visa to apply for her – then the chances are you are going to have to do a bit of homework. As each relationship is unique, so too is each visa application, therefore choosing the […]

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On September 1, 2010, posted in: Visa Advice by

The Primary Applicant

The Primary Applicant

Who Is The Primary Applicant? For any Australian visa the main visa applicant is known as the primary applicant. This is because many Australian visas allow for the inclusion of additional applicants to be included on the one visa application form.  Usually they are the immediate family members of the primary applicant, such as a […]

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On August 30, 2010, posted in: Visa Advice by

Partner Visa Forms & Documents

Partner Visa Forms & Documents

Original Documents Do I need to submit original documents with an Australian visa application, and does it matter if they are not in English? The Australian migration regulations provide that any document submitted to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) must be either the original document or a certified copy of the original document. […]

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On August 29, 2010, posted in: Visa Advice by

Can My Thai Girlfriend Apply For An Extension?

Can My Thai Girlfriend Apply For An Extension?

Can My Thai Girlfriend Apply For An Extension? My Thai girlfriend was granted an Australian tourist visa. She’s in Australia now. Can she apply for an extension? This is a very common question that gets asked all the time. Whether she can apply for another tourist visa whilst she is in Australia will depend upon […]

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On August 23, 2010, posted in: Visa Advice by

Fiancee Visa or Prospective Marriage Visa?

Fiancee Visa or Prospective Marriage Visa?

Fiancee Visa or Prospective Marriage Visa? This question is often asked. The short answer is that there is no absolutely difference. The correct name for a fiancee visa pursuant to the Australian Migration Regulations is a prospective marriage visa. If you want to get super technical it is a subclass 300 prospective marriage visa, but […]

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On August 22, 2010, posted in: Visa Advice by

Is My Thai Girlfriend A Genuine Visitor?

Is My Thai Girlfriend A Genuine Visitor?

Is My Thai Girlfriend A Genuine Visitor? All visitors to Australia must be able to satisfy the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) that their intention is to visit Australia as a genuine visitor only, and furthermore that they have adequate funds or access to adequate funds to support themselves whilst they are in Australia. […]

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On August 21, 2010, posted in: Visa Advice by

Should I Marry My Thai Girlfriend?

Should I Marry My Thai Girlfriend?

Should I Marry My Thai Girlfriend? My Thai girlfriend and I are currently in Australia. We have decided to get married. Does that mean she can now apply for a permanent visa? There are two separate and distinct issues here. If your Thai girlfriend is in Australia on a tourist visa and you both want […]

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On August 19, 2010, posted in: Marriage by

Should I put money in my Thai Girlfriend’s account?

Should I put money in my Thai Girlfriend’s account?

Giving Your Thai Girlfriend Money How much money should my Thai girlfriend have in her bank account to get an Australian tourist visa? Should I deposit money into her bank account to help her get the visa? So you want to get a visa for Thai girlfriend and take her to Australia, but she doesn’t […]

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On August 18, 2010, posted in: Visa Advice by

Can My Thai Girlfriend Get An Australian Tourist Visa?

Can My Thai Girlfriend Get An Australian Tourist Visa?

 Can My Thai Girlfriend Get An Australian Tourist Visa? Depending upon the passport you or she holds will determine the most appropriate type of tourist visa you should apply for. Currently Thai nationals are not able to apply for an electronic travel authority, known as an ETA visa, and must make and lodge a paper application […]

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On August 15, 2010, posted in: Visa Advice by

Can Aussie Men Find Love in Thailand?

Can Aussie Men Find Love in Thailand?

Can Aussie Men Find Love in Thailand? The answer is a resounding, YES. Aussie men can, and do, find love in Thailand. Often. That would be the end of this article, if it wasn’t for a far more difficult question – not ‘Can I find love in Thailand’ (because of course you can) but a […]

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On August 14, 2010, posted in: Dating by