Schedule 3 normally arises for onshore partner visas, for those people who have applied for an onshore 820/801 partner visa. You have to demonstrate that compassionate and compelling circumstances exist to satisfy Schedule 3 criteria.

Schedule 3 criteria is usually enlivened if you apply for a partner visa when you hold a Bridging Visa or if you are an unlawful non-citizen (you are illegal and don’t hold any visa).

We have vast experience in Schedule 3 submissions, where we have successfully helped people gain their partner visa and permanent residency.

Schedule 3 is a complex specimen that requires thorough analysis, case law and persuasion to convince Immigration (Department of Home Affairs).

If you need help for Schedule 3, contact us on or +61 414 588 942.

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