Temporary Graduate Visa Subclass 485

Temporary Graduate Visa Subclass 485 is for the International students who have graduated or completed their education from the Australia educational Institution. Australia Graduate visa Subclass 485 allows International students to live and work in Australia on the temporary basis. The students can attain this visa only once as a primary applicant.

Subclass 485 visa has two streams:

1) Graduate work stream

This stream of Subclass 485 visa is valid for the 18 months and the international graduate students whose field of occupation is available in Skilled occupation list Australia

Eligibility requirements for being eligible to apply in Graduate work stream of 485 visa-

  1. You have to nominate an occupation from the skilled occupation list.
  2. You must have completed your studies in Australia.
  3. Your degree or qualification is registered with Commonwealth Register of Institutions’ and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

2) Post-study work stream

This stream allows those international students who have completed their bachelor degree or higher in Australian education Institution to reside in Australia for the time-period of four years. The applicant’s stay under 485 visa depends on their qualifications:

  1. Applicants with bachelor’s degree or master’s degree can stay in Australia for two years.
  2. Applicants who have PhD degree can stay up to three years.
  3. Applicants who have research based Master’s degree can stay for the period of two years.

Eligibility requirements for being eligible to apply in Post-study work stream of 485 visa

  1. You must have qualified qualification.
  2. Your have completed your studies in last 6 months.
  3. You have got the access of your first Australia student visa to on or after 5th November 2011.
  4. Your degree or qualification is registered in Commonwealth Register of Institutions’ and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

485 visa checklist:

Subclass 485 visa requirements to get eligible-

For being eligible to apply for the Temporary Graduate Visa Subclass 485, applicants have to go through the below-given requirements:

  1. Your age should not be beyond 50 years while filing visa application for 485 visa.
  2. You must have completed two years of study in Australia.
  3. You must have health insurance during your stay in Australia.
  4. You should be free from all kind of outstanding debts from Australian Government.
  5. You need to meet the requirements of health exams which state that you are completely fit and fine.
  6. You need to submit a proof stating that you are free from any sort of criminal offense and have no involvement in any illegal activity in past i.e. you have good moral conduct.
  7. You have to meet the 485 visa English requirements.

485 visa English requirements

Candidates have to fulfill the minimum eligibility requirements of English language in order to be capable of applying for 485 visa program:

English examIELTSOETPTE AcademicCAETOEFL iBT
Listening5B361544
Reading5B361544
Speaking5B3615414
Writing5B3615414
Minimum required score6B50169
Total score64

Subclass 485 visa processing time

The processing time of Australia 485 visa may vary if a candidate has to include additional data or health/character requirements.

Stream 75% of applications processed in 90% of applications processed in
Graduate Work79 days4 months
Post-graduate Work 69 days 80 days

  485 visa fee

The cost  is AUD 1,535. An applicant might required to pay for other additional costs like medical examination, character certificate etc.

Benefits of this visa

  1. You can study and work in Australia for temporary.
  2. You can live in Australia for temporary period.
  3. Your family can accompany you during your stay in Australia
  4. You can travel in and outside the Australia as many times till the time your 485 visa is valid.

For availing more information about Australia Temporary Graduate Work Visa Subclass 485,  you can reach Make Visas Immigration Lawyers  by dialing +91-7042184185 /Email your queries on info@makevisas.com  or Visit the Official website. The experts will contact you shortly after analyzing your profile.

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