Is your Visa near to its expiry date? | What to do next?
Australia has been one of the major hotspots for the overseas student. Be it for study or work purposes, Australia offers a wide range of opportunities to everyone. Visa duration is granted to an applicant according to the respective work/ study period. The visa will expire when the course is completed.
After the visa expiration, the applicants will have to leave the country. However, for extending the stay, they will need to renew their visa before its expiration.
With the expiration date approaching, most of the applicant’s target for the permanent residence visa. But you need certain criteria fulfilled to be eligible for a PR visa.
English competency Evidence
Academic qualifications, biometric records, work experience, positive skill assessment documents.
Points earned all-together
The minimum points needed for you to apply for the PR is 65. It depends on your claimed field of occupation and how much it is needed to apply for a permanent residency visa.
485 Temporary Graduate Visa
A temporary graduate visa allows applicants to stay temporarily in Australia after their visa expires.
They can live, study, and work under this visa.
Types of Temporary Graduate visa
- Graduate Work Stream i.e., valid for 18 months
- Post-Study Work Stream i.e., valid for 2 – 4 years
You can gain more points through professional experiences. With the addition of one-year work experience, 5 points will be given. If you have applied for a temporary visa, you cannot apply for the same.
Professional Year Program
Computer science, engineering, accounting, and other degrees from Australian University can help you gain 5 points. You will achieve new experiences and skillset development through this program.
Job Ready Program
Another aspect that will get you your permanent visa application is a job-ready program. Trade Recognition Australia (TRA) provides a Job Ready Program that provides so much to the overseas students to gain qualifications and experience in their relevant fields.
If an employer nominates you for your skills, you can apply for an employer sponsor visa, given that your employer is an Australian.