About Subclass 485
General Skilled Migration (GSM) Visa of Skilled Graduate Subclass 485 category is issued by Australian Immigration and Citizenship Department to overseas students who fail to comply with standard GSM norms. Candidates issued with Subclass 485 visa may stay for a period of eighteen months to gain work experience, improve English language skills or both. Holders of GSM Skilled Graduate visa are permitted to apply for permanent residency in Australia subject to their passing of GSM test.
This skilled graduate immigration visa is meant for overseas students who:
- Are not more than fifty years of age
- Are capable of matching skills, qualifications and aptitudes fulfilling Australian standard as mentioned in SOL (Skilled Occupation List) for different professions
- In the preceding six months completed a recognized qualification course after studying in Australian territory for at a minimum period of two years
SOL is a detailed list of skilled professions that are rated high in local labour market.
Powers of Skilled Graduate Subclass 485 Visa
This immigration visa to Australia allows a primary applicant, together with secondary applicants if any, to stay in this country for a maximum period of eighteen months calculable from visa issuance date. During this period both primary and secondary applicants are allowed to study and work without restrictions. You may work, undergo a professional year, improve English language skills, or travel during this eighteen month period.
Working of this Visa
This visa is temporary in nature with a validity of eighteen months. Certain preconditions are to be met before applying for this visa. In case these requisites remain unfulfilled your application may be refused and returned. Any fee paid is also returnable.
Applying for this Visa
An application for this Australian immigration visa category must be complete in all respects. Documents, whatever required, must be enclosed with your application. In case all necessary documents are not available at time of submission of application, then basic eligibility conditions must imperatively be met. However in such cases, decision of Australian Immigration ad Citizenship Department is final.
Aussizz oversees each and every application thoroughly. It is important that these are complete in every respect. Our experts being knowledgeable about this visa application and issuance process assist you in each step. It may be noted that incomplete applications are either liable to be delayed, returned, or rejected. Thus it is essential that you take professional assistance when applying for Subclass 485 visa. For help you may refer to an application checklist. Applications must always be accompanied by visa fees which by nature is non-returnable. Depending on your country of domicile you may have to pay for health examinations and police verifications. All these add to your application fees.
Applications may be made online. They could also be sent to the nearest Australian embassy through post, courier or delivered in person. A complete application helps is processing your visa earlier. We at Aussizz ensure proper submission of visa applications, and make necessary follow ups on your behalf.