RPM Lawyers helps couples to be permanently together in Australia.

We Specialise in Partner Visa Applications and Appeals.

If you would like to obtain an Australian Partner visa or a Prospective Marriage visa to be with your Australian partner, we can help.

Applying for a Partner visa is a big step. It's complicated, time consuming, and needs to be done absolutely correctly. It's an exciting and hopeful time, but often stressful. We understand this, and we smooth the process for you.

Our years of experience and very high success rate with Partner visa and Prospective Marriage visa applications will give you peace of mind. You deserve honest advice and skilled representation at this critical time.

Previous clients have written reviews of our work that you can read here.  

You can meet with us face-to-face at our Adelaide office or via a telephone consultation. Many of our clients are overseas or interstate. Wherever you are, we can assist you.


The Expert Services we Provide:

  • Advice on Australian partner visas and prospective marriage visas - best option, strategies, costs, timeframes, how to succeed.

  • Professional preparation, lodgement and management of married, de facto, same-sex & fiancĂ©e visa applications for partners of Australians.

  • Representing you in dealing with the Australian Immigration Department.

  • If you have had a visa application refused, we can appeal that refusal to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. We strive to win for you at the Tribunal!


Do you just need information or advice?


Immigration lawyer Ross McDougall will meet with you for an hour (at our city office or by telephone) to get full details about your situation. He will then advise you on your options and the best course of action for you, answering all your questions. The fee for this meeting is $175. Contact us to book.

Married Partner Visas

For partners who are in Australia or overseas.

Temporary, then permanent residency in Australia.

De Facto Partner Visas

For partners who are in Australia or overseas.

Male-female couples.

Same-sex couples.

Fiancé / Engaged Visas

For partners who are overseas. 

Visa to travel to Australia, then marry.

Visa Refusal Appeals

Appeal a refusal to the Tribunal. 

A second chance of success.