Australian Visas for your Thai Girlfriend

These are the Australian visas for your Thai wife/girlfriend. With the growth in the Australian economy and with cheap flights in the region the Land Down Under has seen a dramatic increase in Thai and other foreign visitors to Australia.

These range from academic, employment and settlement opportunities available in Australia. If you are a Thai then you need to have a proper Australian visa as a Thai national to enter Australia. se the Australian visas for your Thai wife/girlfriend options listed below.

Australian visas for your Thai wife/girlfriend

Note that it is best to speak to an immigration expert if you are needing an Australian visa for a Thai national. There are a number of Australian visas for Thai citizens as listed below. Always speak to an Australian immigration lawyer in Thailand. The Australian visas for your Thai wife/girlfriend are explained below. 

Australian Fiancee Visa

Marriage in Thailand

If you had been considering taking your Thai girlfriend back to Australia then this is the best place to start. The fiancee visa is what is needed.

Freedom to Marry for Australian

If you are taking your Thai fiancee back to Australia then you need to meet or exceed the requirements for the fiancee visa.

visa problems

If you have applied for an Australian fiance visa then these are the common problems in Thailand. You Thai girlfriend might have these issues.

Treaty of Amity

The Australian fiancee visa can be rejected for a number of reasons. See what the most common issues are in Thailand. 

Australian Spouse Visa

Australian Spouse Visa Documents

If you are married to a Thai national then you can take her back to Australia with an Australian spouse visa. You, Thai wife, will use this visa.

Australian visa

If you are going to live in Australia with your Thai wife then you need to meet the requirements for the Australian Visa.

Australian Spouse Visa Requirements

If you are going to live in Australia with your Thai wife then you need to meet the requirements for the Australian Visa.

visa denial

There are many reasons for your Australian visa being denied in Thailand. Speak to us about this today about your Australian visa refusal.

Australian Visa Process

Visa Interview

If you are married to a Thai national or engaged then the visa interview is very important in Thailand. This is an important step and problems can occur. 

Applicants of Thai Police Clearance Certificate

If you are going to Australia as a spouse or as a fiancee then Australian immigration will require a criminal clearance certificate.

Australian Tourist + Working Holiday Visa

australian tourist visa

If you had been considering visiting Australia then you can apply for an Australian tourist visa in Thailand. See other options as well.

tourist visa

Going to Australia on holiday as a Thai national? These are the options for an Australian Tourist visa. The eVisa is also an option for Australia. 

australia working holiday visa

If you are going to live and work in Australia on a holiday working visa then see if you meet the requirements. Speak to us about your ideas for Australia. 

Australian Visas FAQ

HOW DO I GET AN AUSTRALIAN VISA FOR MY GIRLFRIEND?

You can apply for an Australia visitors visa for your Thai girlfriend. If you are going to get married in Australia then you can also apply for an Australian fiancee visa for your Thai girlfriend.

HOW LONG CAN MY THAI GIRLFRIEND STAY IN AUSTRALIA?

Three months. The first Australian visitors visa will only be for three months. After this she may be able to obtain a much longer six month visa. If you intend to get married then you cannot use the Australian Visitors visa for this purpose.

CAN I BRING MY GIRLFRIEND TO AUSTRALIA?

Yes you can bring your Thai girlfriend to Australia to visit with an Australian tourist visa for a Thai. The first visa is issued for 3 months. The second Australian visitors visa would be for 6 months. There is also the Australian fiancee visa if you plan on getting married.

CAN I MARRY MY GIRLFRIEND ON A TOURIST VISA IN AUSTRALIA?

Yes you can but then she will be denied an extension of the visa. She would then need to apply for an Australian partner visa. It would be much easier to start the Australian fiancee visa for a Thai national from Thailand or a partner visa.

WHAT DO I NEED TO MARRY MY THAI GIRLFRIEND IN THAILAND?

To marry your Thai girlfriend in Thailand you will need a letter of affirmation from your Embassy in Thailand. Those from Islamic countries should obtain this in their home country. You will need your original divorce decree or death certificate of your former spouse.

AUSTRALIAN VISA FOR THAI WIFE?

The Australian visa for your Thai wife would be the Australian spouse visa which you will need to apply for from Thailand. You will need to complete the process for the visa in Bangkok before the spouse visa for Australia is issued to your Thai wife.

HOLIDAY VISA FOR MY THAI GIRLFRIEND?

The holiday visa for a Thai national will need a visa application in Thailand. Many Thai people visit Australia annually with the Australian holiday visa. You will need to show that you will return to Thailand before this Australian tourist visa is issued.

WHY WAS MY AUSTRALIAN VISA REJECTED IN THAILAND?

Your Australian visa could have been rejected for a number of reasons. This could be that you have been deported before, provided false information, do not have a permanent employment or are an inappropriate character grounds. For an Australian fiancee visa you could also have failed the medical check.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR AN AUSTRALIAN FIANCEE VISA?

You will need to show that the relationship is genuine, ensure you meet the health and financial requirements. Then also obtain a clean Thai police certificate. There needs to be evidence for all of these requirements before they issue you with the Australian fiancee visa.

AUSTRALIAN VISA FOR THAI?

There are a number of Australian visa options for a Thai national. There is the Australian tourist visa for a Thai. You can also apply for an Australian family visa from Thailand for your Thai girlfriend or Thai wife. See the visa requirements for all these visas.

WHAT IS THE AUSTRALIAN PROSPECTIVE MARRIAGE VISA?

The Australian Prospective Marriage visa is is a visa which allows you come to Australia to marry your fiance and then apply for a Partner visa.The requirements are that you must be at least 18 years old, sponsored and that you marry your fiancee before the visa expires.

IS MARRIAGE IN THAILAND LEGAL IN AUSTRALIA?

Yes it is legal in Australia. Note that the marriage would have to be registered in Thailand and will need to meet all the requirements in Thailand for a legal marriage. Your marriage certificate in Thailand will be valid in Australia as well.

CAN I SPONSOR MY GIRLFRIEND TO COME TO AUSTRALIA?

Yes you can sponsor your Thai girlfriend to come to Australia. There is the prospective marriage visa or fiancee visa for Australia. If you have lived together for 12 months or more then there is also the option of an Australian partner visa from Thailand.