In today's competitive business world, the need to go global as fast as possible is a requirement for many businesses seeking to establish their firm role in the sector. For businesses involved in any way import/export related, this may not always be an easy time for the unseasoned individuals. There are several laws varying from jurisdiction to jurisdiction that govern businesses and import/export related activities. Staying on top of these, as well as navigating the corridors of overseas markets, requires the expertise and knowledge of seasoned professionals.
A de facto visa is one used in place of a spouse visa, for partners who are not married but who have a long-term, committed relationship. Because there is no marriage license between these two, the government may ask for supporting evidence of a long-term relationship, typically a full year, before approving this visa.
Before you apply, note a few things that may be used as supporting evidence. This can help you to prepare your application properly and ensure it gets processed quickly and approved the first time you apply.