Visa 485 is a Temporary graduate visa which is important for international students. If you have finished your study then a temporary graduate visa subclass 485 allows you to live and work in Australia. In simple words, the temporary graduate visa 485 is for international students who are unable to fulfill the permanent skilled visa requirement. This visa allows you to gain skilled work experience, finish a post-graduate professional year, or improve your English. There is no restriction on work and study with this TR visa. There are two streams in Graduate visa 485 and they are Post-study workstream and Graduate workstream.
Temporary graduate visa subclass 485 is a once in a lifetime chance. This can’t be extended so you cannot apply for a Temporary Graduate visa subclass 485 again in Australia as the main applicant. If you have a partner and she/ he will complete her/his course in Australia and will be applying for a Temporary Graduate visa subclass 485 then you can apply again as a secondary applicant.
Required documents for Temporary graduate visa subclass 485:
If you want to apply for Graduate work or Post-study Stream then you need to provide the following document:
- Your Identity proof
You need to submit the Birth certificate, Passport sized photograph and passport.
- Your family relationship
You need to submit a Marriage certificate or evidence of the De facto relationship.
- Health and Character documents
You need to submit the health insurance and character certificate
- English language proficiency
You need to provide the evidence to show the English language proficiency
You need to remember the following points before applying Temporary graduate visa subclass 485:
- Choose the Right Stream
There are two streams in Temporary graduate visa subclass 485 and they are Graduate Work Stream and Post Study work Stream. If you want to apply for visa subclass 485 then you need to select a stream according to your circumstances. Once you have lodged your visa application then you can’t change your stream so be careful in this case. Post-study work stream is for students who obtained their first student visa on or after 5 November 2011. The graduate workstream is for the individual who has finished their course which is relevant to an occupation on the Australian skilled occupation list.
- Character Certificate
To apply a temporary graduate visa 485, you need to submit the evidence (character certificate) that shows you can meet character requirements.
- English Requirement
You need to fulfill the English requirement to get a temporary graduate visa 485. For this, you need to provide evidence of English language proficiency. You need to achieve the required marks in the English language test.
- Adequate health insurance
If you are unable to fulfill the health requirement then it may lead the visa cancellation. For temporary graduate visa 485, you need to submit the health insurance certificate.
- Partner and family members
You can include your family members and relatives with this visa application. They required to fulfill the character and health requirement
- Lodging time of temporary graduate visa 485
You required to lodge your temporary graduate 845 visa application within six months of your course completion date.
The requirement for temporary graduate visa subclass 485:
- You must be under 50 years
- Qualification in CRICOS registered course
- You need to submit the English language proficiency
- You need to submit the health insurance
- You need to submit the character certificate
- Fulfill the requirement of the selected stream.
- Hold a suitable visa like students visa
For more advice and information on Australia visa application and Australia immigration law please contact Migration Agent Adelaide because they are always available to resolve your queries and problem.