For international students who have completed two years of education in Australia, the Temporary Graduate subclass 485 visa is a work visa. According to your situation, it can be anywhere from 18 months to 4 years long.
As a result, you will have a better chance of obtaining a permanent or provisional skilled visa.
Prior to lodging the 485 visa application, the applicant must be in Australia and have held an appropriate student visa for at least six months.
Because of COVID-19, the Department is looking at solutions for students in Australia and worldwide.In this way, the government will be able to aid the worldwide education business.
|TWO ELIGIBILITY STREAMS FOR THE TEMPORARY GRADUTE SUBCLASS 485 VISA:||Post Study Work Stream (PSWS): This visa is intended for overseas students who have just graduated from an Australian university (at least with a bachelor’s degree). It allows you to temporarily live, work and study in Australia.|
|The Graduate Work Stream: This is an international visa for students with a recent diploma with qualifications and skills suitable to particular professions in Australia. It allows you to temporarily live, study and work in Australia.|
|COMMON CRITERIA||There are a number of criteria which are common to both the PSWV (Post Study Work Visa) stream and the Graduate Work Stream:
|INCLUDING FAMILY MEMBERS||You can include the following types of family members in your application:
If you already have a visa for 485, you can apply for 485 visa for family members in Australia.
|DURATION AND CONDITIONS||The 485 visa period is determined by your circumstances. Visa are valid 18 months from the date of the application being granted for work stream work.
The PSW duration depends on the qualification and the completion of your education in Australia’s regional area. Your PSW length will be: if you study in Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane:
You have unlimited working privileges in Australia while you are on a 485 visa. During a skilled graduate visa, you must have private health insurance. The main suppliers are listed on the 485 Visa Insurance page.
Related: extra 1 or 2 year’s visa from regional colleges for overseas graduate
|ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS FOR 485 VISAS||The new English requirements for both the Post Study Work Stream and Graduate Work Stream are as follows:
This represents a significant lowering of the English language requirement and will be a great relief to applicants who have struggled to meet the minimum score required in each band.
|A COUPLE OF IMPORTANT POINTS TO NOTE:||
|Additional applicant Charge||$825|
|Additional applicant Charge -18||$415|
Standard VisaEnvoy professional fees for 485 visa (case by case for complex cases):