Who needs a form 47SP?
You can remain in Australia as the partner of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand resident if you submit this form and obtain a partner visa.
What is form 47SP for?
Form 47SP is requested by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection as an Application for migration to Australia by a partner. This is a starting point for applicants who need legal authorization to stay in Australia.
Is it accompanied by other forms?
At the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website you can find three lists of required documents to attach. Which documents you attach depends on what visa sub-class you apply for. Whether it’s an Offshore Prospective Marriage visa, an Offshore Partner (Provisional) visa and Partner Migrant visa, or an Onshore Partner visa, you can find the necessary document list here.
When is form 47SP due?
There is no due date for applying, although remember that you must receive a response to your original application within two years. Also, it is important to send this application before your sponsor submits form 40SP (Sponsorship for a partner to migrate to Australia), because you must input your Transaction Reference Number in form 40SP after you receive it from the immigration authorities. This number is also used to track your online application.
How do I fill out form 47SP?
Fill out all the fields to the best of your knowledge and do not try to submit any fraudulent information, because it can result in a criminal case for you and create problems for your partner.
Where do I send it?
To file this application, you will be required to register an ImmiAccount at Australian DIBP official website. Not only can you upload your documents, but you can also track your application from your account.